Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) tops the list with a 2.32 million subscriber base and a market share of 53.15%. The facilities and infrastructure offered by BSNL are on par with any other advanced countries. Video multicasting, audio and video conferencing are all accessible to the subscribers through its Subscriber Service Selection System (SSSS).
MTNL is the next in line and has a rich subscriber base of 0.59 million and covers 13.56% of the market share. However, MTNL functions only in Delhi, Mumbai and NCR.
3. Airtel Broadband
The next position on the ladder is taken by Airtel Broadband which enjoys a subscriber base of 0.58 million subscribers and a total market share of 13.25%. Airtel has the distinction of being the foremost incorporated telecom firm in Asia with its operations spread in India, Srilanka and Bangladesh.
4. The Hathway Cable Broadband
This company occupies the fourth position in the list and is well known for its services. The main highlight of this company is Hathway cable internet service lies on the able shoulders of DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Services Interface Specifications). This has been known to provide better services in terms of protection as compared to its competitors.
5. Tata Broadband
With a subscriber base of over 193,000 subscribers in India, Tata communications has made a mark in the markets by setting up extensive coverage and distributor base.
6. Reliance Broadband
This is one firm which is constantly reinventing itself to provide value added service to its subscriber base of 85,000 users.
7. You Broadband
You Broadband is a part of You Telecoms and is one of the first licensed internet firm and also enjoys a subscriber base of around 146,000 users.
8. Sify Broadband
With a customer base of about 54,000 customers, Sify broadband has been successful in providing services that are designed to match the assorted and varied needs of the customer.
9. Asianet Dataline Broadband
10. HFCL Infotel Connect
Connect is the broadband service offered by HFCL Infotel. It uses the DSL (Digital Subscribers Line) technology which makes it prompt and hence many times faster as compared to the normal dial-ups.