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Telecom Voice Subscription

 

1.Introduction

 

This report highlights data trends that have occurred in the telecommunication industry as at the end of July 2017. It presents information on mobile voice telephony, fixed line, mobile data as well as 4G data for the month under review.

 

2.Mobile Voice Subscription for July 2017

 

At the end of July 2017, the total number of mobile voice subscriptions was 37,136,600. This represents a percentage increase of 1.94% from June 2017’s figure of 36,430,847. The total penetration rate for the month under review was 130.35%.

 

MTN’s voice subscriptions for the period was 17,654,968 representing a percentage increase of 2.03% from June 2017’s figure of 17,304,425. MTN’s market share for the month under review was 47.54%.

 

Vodafone’s mobile voice subscriptions increased from 8,773,444 as at the end of June 2017 to 8,920,617 as at the end of July 2017.  This represents a percentage increase of 1.68%. Vodafone’s market share for June 2017 was 24.02%.

 

Tigo’s voice subscriptions increased from 5,360,443 as at the end of June 2017 to 5,510,992 as at the end of July 2017. This indicates a percentage increase of 2.81%. Their market share for the month under review was 14.84%.

 

Airtel’s voice subscriptions decreased from 4,236,788 as at the end of June 2017 to 4,217,490 as at the end of July 2017. This represents a percentage decrease of 0.46%. Their total market share for the month under review was 11.36%.

 

Glo’s voice subscriptions increased from 732,483 as at the end of June 2017 to 809,269 at the end of July 2017. This reflects a percentage increase of 10.48% for the month. Their total market share for the month under review was 2.18%.

 

Expresso’s voice subscriber figures was 23,264 as at the end of April 2017. Their total market share for the same period was 0.06%. (NB: Expresso’s Mobile Voice Subscriptions beyond April, 2017 is unavailable).

 

 

2.1   Figure 1 – Mobile Voice Market Share for July 2017

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2.1(i)  Figure 2 – Mobile Voice Subscription Trend for July 2017

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3.Fixed Telephony

 

There are two (2) operators providing fixed line services to the public in Ghana. These operators are Vodafone and Airtel. As at the end of July 2017, the total subscriptions for the fixed operators was 276,810 representing a percentage increase of 2.01% from the previous month. Vodafone recorded a total subscription of 270,062 while Airtel ended the month with 6,748 subscriptions.

 

3.1 Figure 3 – Fixed Telephony Subscriptions for July 2017   

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 Historical Voice Subscription

Click on the link below to download the historical voice subscription from 1992 to April 2017.