Telecom Broadband subscriber base at 463.6 million in August-end, says Department of Telecom Updated : November 23, 2018 06:19 PM IST The number of broadband subscribers stood at 460.24 million in July this year. According to data released by the DoT on its website, the total number of telephones rose to 1,189.17 million, up 9.73 million over the previous month. 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.