'The growth rate of subscribers in rural areas during the last five years was higher at 485% compared to 233% in urban areas'
New Delhi : Telecom users in rural areas have grown at a faster pace compared to their urban counterparts in the last five years, a CAG report said today.
Rural subscribers have grown to 282.23 million as on March 2011, from 45.71 million in 2006-07, while the urban user base increased to 564.08 million from 160.15 in the same period, the CAG report tabled in Parliament said. Read more
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