List of internet service providers in India

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This is a list of internet service providers in India. There were 302 internet service providers (ISPs) offering broadband and narrowband internet services in India as of 30 June 2018.[1]

By subscribers[edit]

The following table shows the top 10 ISPs in India by total subscriber base as of 30 June 2018. Broadband is defined as "an always-on Internet connection with download speed of 512 kbit/s or above." The number of internet users are 512.26 million, out of which 65.14 million are narrowband subscribers and 447.12 million are broadband subscribers.[1]

Rank ISP Narrowband Broadband Total
1 Jio 0 215,255,701 215,255,701
2 Airtel 31,119,138 95,311,362 126,430,500
3 Vodafone 14,140,230 62,855,119 76,995,349
4 Idea Cellular 8,335,423 42,950,477 51,285,900
5 BSNL 9,348,403 20,339,978 29,688,381
6 Tata Teleservices 1,678,464 3,106,883 4,785,347
7 ACT Fibernet 0 1,335,385 1,335,385
8 MTNL 448,524 1,256,754 1,705,278
9 Hathway 10,818 754,534 765,352
10 You broadband 15,063 665,084 680,147

Note:

  1. On 28 February 2018 Aircel filed for bankruptcy at NCLT and a substantial number of customers has migrated to other services due to closing down of most of the consumer services.[2][3]
  2. The services of Telenor India has been merged with Airtel on 14 May 2018.[4]
  3. On 31 August 2018, Vodafone India has been merged with Idea Cellular and renamed as Vodafone Idea.

Other notable ISPs[edit]

ISP Coverage area
APSFL Andhra Pradesh
Asianet Broadband Kerala
Connect Broadband Punjab
DEN Networks
Kerala Vision Digital TV Kerala
RailTel Corporation of India State-owned ISP with pan-India optic fiber network along Railway track
Sify
Spectranet Delhi NCR, Chennai, Banglore, Mumbai, Pune
Tata Communications
Tikona Infinet Limited

Enterprise/wholesale only[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators April — June, 2018" (PDF). TRAI. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  2. ^ Sengupta, Devina (28 February 2018). "Aircel, country's last small mobile phone operator, files for bankruptcy". The Economic Times. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Aircel's bankruptcy note on Facebook".
  4. ^ Gulveen Aulakh. "DoT approves Bharti Airtel and Telenor India merger". The Economic Times.

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