4 Largest Mobile Network Operators in India

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  • Post last modified:October 23, 2021

India is the second-largest Mobile user country after China. There are around 900 million active mobile users in India. The 2G,3G, and 4G technology cover its network in thousands of villages, with nearly half a billion people using 4g networks for internet data and voice calling in India.  Jio is the largest Mobile operator in India which launched in 2016, in a short period of time it gained millions of subscribers. 


BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) is India’s oldest telecommunications service provider and the country’s fourth-biggest mobile network operator in 2020, with over 118 million members. It is owned by the Indian government. It only offered 4G service in a few locations in India, and it has lost millions of users in recent years. The company headquarters is in New Delhi, India.


3. Airtel

Airtel is India’s third biggest mobile network operator and the world’s second largest. Sunil Bharti Mittal started Airtel on July 7, 1995, and it is headquartered in New Delhi. In May 2020, it will have almost 280 million subscribers.

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2. Vodafone Idea

In August 2018, Vodafone and Idea merged in Mumbai, with headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Vodafone India is India’s third-largest mobile network provider, with 332 million members, making it the second-largest in the country and the fifth-largest in the world.

1. Jio

With over 376 million subscribers in May 2020, Jio is India’s largest mobile network provider and the world’s third largest. Its 4G LTE services were introduced in September 2016 and it is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Mukesh Ambani owns it and founded it (the richest person in India).

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