Technology Smartphones subscriptions in India to reach 1 billion by 2024, says Ericsson Updated : November 27, 2018 03:46 PM IST Globally, the number of smartphone subscriptions is forecast to reach 7.2 billion in 2024. India also saw the second-highest number of net mobile subscription additions by a country in the third quarter of 2018, with the addition of 31 million mobile subscriptions. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.