With 23 per cent market share Reliance Jio only second to Airtel, says Truecaller report
TrueInsights report for Q4, 2016 states that ever since Jio's
services were opened for users in September 2016, it has grown
Detailing the report in to usage by top ten
regions, the report says that Delhi
is leading the way. As per the
report, Airtel and Jio have an even share of usage across all the
regions. In Delhi
and Mumbai, Vodafone dominated the market while
Idea has a significant strength in Maharashtra.
doesn't seem to be doing too well on the calling front. Although it
might have gained a good market share but most of the customers are
using it for data usage purpose only. According to the report by
Truecaller, Vodafone users make the longest calls with an average of
around 41 seconds. On the other hand, Jio users make the shortest
calls, that have an average of less than 30 seconds.
surprising to see the shorter call duration since there is generally
little difference between operators," the report states.
once the calls are analysesd, Jio users, comparatively, seem to be
making the most calls per user but according to the report, these
mostly seem to be redials. The redials are due to the high rate of
dropped calls on the Jio network.
Though Truecaller's data
is limited to users who have installed the app, but it can be
indicative of a market trend. The company has said that that the data
was gathered anonymously and included both incoming as well as
outgoing calls during the period from July 1, 2016 to December 31,