Reliance (India) added 1.75m new wireless subscribers in August, bringing its total subscriber base to over 54m, of which some 8m are GSM.
India added 6.3m new GSM subscribers in August to reach a total of 226m, of which Bharti Airtel accounts for 74.7m, Vodafone Essar for 52.8m and BSNL with 38.5m, Idea with 29.3m and Aircel with 13m.
Brazil' s mobile subscriber base may have hit 138.3m (+2.2%) in August. Vivo is the market leader with about 31%, followed by TIM and Claro with each 25%.
NTT said its FLET's Hikari optical fiber internet service has surpassed 10m mark. Subscriptions are accelerating with 5m connections in first 5 years and 5m in past 22 months.
Russia and Central Asia 3G subscriptions reached 500k in 2Q08.
China' TD-SCDMA subscriber base passed 50k at the end of June.
MTC (Namibia) increased its subscriber base by 34% to 1m.