Mumbai, Oct. 12 -- As the country continues to unlock in phases, telecom subscriber base showed positive growth in July after five months of continuous dip, according to data provided by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai). The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,160.52 million at the end of June to 1,164 million at the end of July, thereby showing a monthly growth rate of 0.30%.

Total wireless subscribers (2G, 3G & 4G) increased by almost 4 million over the preceding month to 1,144.18 million at the end of July, registering a monthly growth rate of 0.30%.

However, Vodafone Idea continued to report subscriber losses after losing 3.7 million subscribers during the month. Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio r...