Mobile Phone Subscribers : India's mobile phone subscriber base to cross 100 crore


  • According to the Union Ministry of  Communications, India is one of the world's biggest wireless markets by number of users will touch 100 crore (One billion) mobile phone subscribers by the end of this year.
  • At present, India, with a population of 125 crore, has 98 crore mobile phone subscribers and 30 crore internet connections.
  • The number of mobile phone users would go to 100 crore within this year, and it would increase the internet connections to 50 crore in two years.
  • Presently, the Union  Communications Minister is Ravi Shankar Prasad.