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Mobile data subscribers to touch 900 mn by 2022: Crisil

Reliance Jio expected to disrupt mkt further through the launch of its low-priced 4G feature phone

Romita Majumdar  |  Mumbai 

Mobile data subscription will cross 900 million users by 2022 in the next five years, with penetration doubling to 80 per cent, according to a Crisil report released Tuesday. The faster penetration would be supported by falling tariffs. This would mean telecom service providers would have sweat it out to increase revenue per user.

Reliance Jio is expected to further disrupt this market, after launching a low-priced feature phone supporting 4G services. This would give internet access to over 500 million users, who at present use mobile phones only to make calls. Feature phone ...

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First Published: Tue, July 25 2017. 23:07 IST