India broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics for India

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in India at the end of Q4 2013.

India broadband summary

There were 15.5 million fixed broadband subscribers in India at the end of Q4 2013. Annual growth stood at 4.39%, while population penetration had reached 1.21%.

India - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Broadband subscriber numbers, growth and penetration in India to Q4 2013

India broadband growth comparison

The Indian fixed broadband market grew by 4.39% in 2013. The growth rate was below both the Asian average and the average for all other global regions. Market penetration remains low so there is potential for higher growth in the future if increased investment is forthcoming.

India - broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: India annual broadband growth comparison

India ISP market shares

BSNL is the dominant ISP in India with a market share of 64.5% at the end of 2013. The next largest ISP is Bharti with a 9.4% share while MTNL has 7.2%.

India - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013Figure 3: India ISP market shares in Q4 2013

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for India and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail for more details.