Sunday, 8 February 2015

Mobile subscriptions rise above 30 Million

According to latest statistics from Ghana’s regulator the National Communications Authority (NCA), Ghana’s mobile phone subscriptions grew by 0.47 percent in December 2014 to 30.6 million from 30.22 million in November.

According to the report, MTN’s subscriber base increased marginally from 13,666,766 during the previous month to 13,852,398 during the period under review representing a 1.35% increase. Their market share also increased to 45.63% from 45.23% in November.

Similarly, Tigo’s subscriber base increased to 4,133,760 from 4,100,172 representing an increase of 0.81%. For the same period, Tigo’s market share increased likewise from 13.57% in November to 13.62%. With their market share increasing from 4.76% in November to 4.78%, Glo’s subscriber base also recorded a figure of 1,450,382 from 1,437,400, a decrease of 0.9%.

Vodafone’s subscriber base decreased from 7,137,501 during the previous month to 7,069,516 during the period under review indicating a 0.95% loss. Their market share also decreased to 23.29% from 23.62% in the previous month.

In the same line, Airtel’s subscriber base also decreased to 3,735,656 from 3,756,656 representing a decrease of 0.55%. Airtel’s market share decreased from 12.43% in November to 12.30% marginally.

Expresso ended the year with a subscriber base of 119,059, down from the previous month’s figure of 120,667. This represented a market share of 0.39% for the CDMA network.


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