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Telecom Voice Subscription

 

This reports highlights data trends that have occurred in the telecommunication industry as at the end of September 2018. It presents information on Mobile voice telephony, fixed line, mobile data as well as 4G data for the month under review.

 

Mobile Voice Subscription for September 2018

At the end of September 2018, the total number of mobile voice subscriptions was 40,046,590. This represents a percentage increase of 0.30% from August 2018’s figure of 39,928,555. The total penetration rate for the month under review was 136.68%.

 

MTN’s voice subscriptions for the period was 19,424,295 representing a percentage increase of 3.34% from August 2018’s figure of 19,237,402. MTN’s market share for the month under review was 48.50%.

 

Vodafone’s mobile voice subscriptions increased from 9,084,551 as at the end of August 2018 to 9,198,944 as at the end of September 2018.  This represents a percentage increase of 1.26%. Vodafone’s market share for September 2018 was 22.97%.

 

Tigo’s voice subscriptions increased from 5,478,743 as at the end of August 2018 to 5,661,572 as at the end of September 2018 indicating a percentage increase of 3.34%. Their market share for the month under review was 14.14% as compared to 13.72% in August 2018.

 

Airtel’s voice subscriptions decreased from 5,363,962 as at the end of August 2018 to 4,982.176 as at the end of September 2018, a percentage decrease of -7.12%. Their total market share for the month under review was 12.44%.

 

Voice subscriptions of Glo increased from 763,897 as at the end of August 2018 to 779,603 at the end of September 2018. With a percentage increase of 2.06%, their total market share for the month under review was 1.95% as compared to 1.91% in August 2018.

 

  Chart 1 – Mobile Voice Market Share for September 2018

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Fixed Telephony

There are two (2) operators providing fixed line services to the public in Ghana. These operators are Vodafone and Airtel. As at September 2018, the total subscriptions for the fixed operators were 283,072 representing a percentage decrease of -0.76% from the previous month. Vodafone recorded a total subscription of 273,286 while Airtel ended the month with 9,786 subscriptions. 

 

 

Chart 2 – Fixed Telephony Subscriptions for September 2018

Sept 2

 

 

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 Historical Voice Subscription

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