Vodafone Concept Misplaced Subscribers in All of its Precedence Circles: TRAI Knowledge


Vodafone Concept, the merged telco of Vodafone and concept mobile, in its Q2FY23 outcomes, up to date that the telco has 234.4 million subscribers as of September 30, 2022. In our earlier evaluation, we examined how properly the Precedence circles are performing however could not embody the September knowledge as TRAI knowledge was unavailable throughout that point. However because the subscriber numbers are in now, we now have circle-wise knowledge to verify what’s taking place the place with Vodafone Concept.

Vodafone Concept Wi-fi Subscribers as of September 30, 2022:

Sl. NoCircleSpectrum Holding (excluding 5G)Jul 22Aug 22Sep 22Highest Downlink Velocity Kbps (MySpeed Oct)Highest Uplink Velocity Kbps (MySpeed Oct)Feedback
1Kerala114.8 MHz15,120,95315,078,88814,990,802

Misplaced Subscribers. Vi launched new format Vi Outlets.

2Mumbai91.2 MHz11,597,66511,532,88111,440,567Misplaced Subscribers.
3Gujarat113.6 MHz23,746,63123,683,21623,266,733138224Misplaced Subscribers.
4Haryana106 MHz7,800,8047,771,7357,729,482Misplaced Subscribers.
5Maharashtra122.8 MHz27,466,72326,908,84026,351,731

Misplaced Subscribers. Vi launched new format Vi Outlets.

6UP – West92.4 MHz18,303,43518,103,71317,878,479

Misplaced Subscribers. Vi launched new format Vi Outlets.

7Kolkata84 MHz6,061,2426,024,9175,993,135Misplaced Subscribers.
8Delhi71.2 MHz16,444,87616,530,58616,616,495Gained 85,909 Subscribers in sep.
9West Bengal91.6 MHz15,561,40415,410,31715,221,878

Misplaced Subscribers. Vi launched new format Vi Outlets.

10Tamil Nadu62.8 MHz17,638,98617,555,46817,445,19562628

Misplaced Subscribers. Vi new Retail retailers shall be arrange in Illupur, Palani, Usilampatti, Nagapattinam, Arakkonam, Thiruvallur, Ariyalur and others.

11Punjab81.2 MHz8,302,5548,210,7207,640,310Misplaced Subscribers.
12UP – East91.2 MHz20,069,50319,910,51219,609,019Misplaced Subscribers.
13Madhya Pradesh92 MHz19,404,46419,166,40318,318,854108834116332Misplaced Subscribers.
14Rajasthan82.8 MHz10,835,67210,750,31010,609,215Misplaced Subscribers.
15Andhra Pradesh60 MHz13,003,66912,957,32812,491,955Misplaced Subscribers.
16Karnataka60 MHz7,520,3917,442,3607,668,092Gained 225,732 subscribers in Sep.
17Bihar55.6 MHz10,128,73810,115,0829,959,642Misplaced Subscribers.
Complete 17 Circles249,007,710247,153,276243,231,584
Web Addition (17 circles)-1,466,693-1,854,434-3,921,692
Complete 22 Circles255,102,703253,144,350249,132,806Misplaced Subscribers General.

Vodafone Concept added wi-fi subscribers solely in 2 of its 17 precedence circles particularly Delhi and Karnataka, with an addition of 311,641 subscribers.

Vodafone Concept Wi-fi Subscriber Base – Non-Precedence Circles

It’s possible you’ll have an interest to additionally know in regards to the wi-fi subscriber sample in non-priority circles and so we now have included them in a separate desk under:

Sl. NoCircleJul 22Aug 22Sep 22Feedback
18Assam2,364,8542,316,9042,264,284Misplaced Subscribers
19North East1,062,2241,036,9091,023,214Misplaced Subscribers
20Himachal Pradesh535,351528,275521,480Misplaced Subscribers
21Odisha1,705,1001,680,8481,677,824Misplaced Subscribers
22J & Ok427,464428,138414,420Misplaced Subscribers
Complete Subscribers (22 circles)255,102,703253,144,350249,132,806
Web Addition (22 circles)-1,542,919-1,958,353-4,011,544

Vodafone Concept Wi-fi Subscribers:

The telco has misplaced wi-fi subscribers in 15 of its 17 precedence circles. General, Vodafone Concept misplaced 4011,544 wi-fi subscribers throughout all of the circles in September 2022. With a complete VLR proportion of 85.17, Vodafone Concept had 212.19 million energetic customers in Sep. Aside from Delhi and Karnataka, Vi misplaced wi-fi subscribers in all of its circles.

Additionally Learn: How Vodafone Concept’s Precedence Circles are Performing Based mostly on Subscriber Knowledge

What Subscriber Loss Conveys:

No matter the profitable tariffs, this erosion of wi-fi subscribers has a message to convey –  Subscribers are usually not pleased with the service high quality. This situation makes us really feel that subscribers are searching for high quality than affordability.

Haryana and Odisha Circles:

Let’s take the 2 circles the place a competitor elevated tariffs to evaluate any important advantages to Vodafone Concept. If we take into account Haryana Circle, this precedence circle has been shedding subscribers for the final three months (Jul, Aug, Sep). Odisha shouldn’t be even a precedence circle, and Vodafone Concept is shedding subscribers on this circle too. So, we consider any instant risk to draw subscribers from competitors on the idea of high quality is negligible.

TRAI MySpeed End result Oct:

We’ve got additionally mapped the Knowledge speeds captured by TRAI MySpeed in opposition to respective circles the place the telco fared properly. Vodafone Concept recorded the best obtain peak velocity of 138224 Kbps in Gujarat and the best add velocity of 116332 Kbps in Madhya Pradesh.

Additionally LearnTRAI MySpeed October 2022 Knowledge: Circle-wise Finest Velocity Pattern Tabulated

Vodafone Concept Wireline Subscriber Base as of September:

Sl. NoService SpaceJul-22Aug-22Sep-22Feedback
1Andhra Pradesh719857461575155Subscribers added.
2Assam276027302730No Change.
3Bihar189019801980No Change.
4Delhi805008361084590Subscribers added.
5Gujarat476664756649136Subscribers added.
6Haryana360360360No Change.
7Himachal Pradesh303030No Change.
8J & Ok303030No Change.
9Karnataka126992123972146012Subscribers added.
10Kerala696069006810Misplaced Subscribers.
11Kolkata140951417514255Subscribers added.
12Madhya Pradesh253652536529365Subscribers added.
13Maharashtra258932618326463Subscribers added.
14Mumbai171291173266174536Subscribers added.
15North East330360360No Change.
16Odisha353035303990Subscribers added.
17Punjab201020402040No Change.
18Rajasthan152701529515385Subscribers added.
19Tamil Nadu379203711036980Misplaced Subscribers.
20U.P.(E)167501672016720No Change.
21U.P.(W)371637083738Subscribers added.
22West Bengal120120120No Change.
Complete65546365966569078531,120 Subscribers added.

Vodafone Concept added 31,120 wireline Subscribers in 11 of its circles as of September 2022.

September 2022 Highlights:

  • Recorded a -1.58% progress fee of wi-fi subscribers within the month of September.
  • Market share of wireline subscribers as on September 2022 is 2.61%.
  • Wi-fi Broadband Subscribers on the finish of Sep 2022: 123.20 million.
  • Market Share of Broadband (Wired + Wi-fi) Providers: 15.09%


The speed at which Vodafone Concept is shedding subscribers is alarming, and we marvel, if not now, when is the time to behave? Whereas we count on an actionable to enhance companies and make use of the time period ‘Precedence’, it must be seen if the telco additional tries to cut back tariff to regulate subscriber loss or observe an natural method.

Additionally Learn: Vodafone Concept Lowers Postpaid Tariffs, Can it Assist Cut back Subscriber Churn

Additionally, Vodafone Concept, at many cases, opined that the trade tariffs are usually not sustainable. Now {that a} telco has already taken the lead, we have to see if Vodafone Concept will reply to market and assist itself in enhancing its funds, improve Community high quality and arrest subscriber loss. Solely time will inform if the present technique adopted by the telco will yield any outcomes or proceed the way in which it’s. But when this continues with out a particular timeline, we really feel it isn’t solely the subscribers but in addition the telecom sector that shall be impacted within the nation.

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