New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The month of September registered the highest additions so far for GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) mobile telephony, as 4.4 million connections were added taking the subscriber base to 91 million, data released Monday showed.
Releasing a review report, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) director general T.V. Ramachandran said: 'The GSM industry and COAI are delighted at the continued upswing in the subscriber additions. This is a strong evidence of the fact that GSM continues to be the predominant technology choice of the masses.'
The metro subscribers grew by 3.35 percent over the previous month with Kolkata recording the highest growth at 4.7 percent followed by Chennai at 4 percent.
Within category B of telecom circles, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana had the highest growth at 9.6 percent and 8.9 percent, respectively, said a COAI statement.