MTN in the month of November 2014 beat competition to emerge as the fastest growing telecom company in Ghana.
It gained about 188,241 new subscribers, the highest in the month.
[contextly_sidebar id=”XxiP7IDhfP6CkVvZ8k9nYg6SKQwk2SIX”]This is contained in the market share report from the National Communication Authority (NCA) for the month of November 2014.
MTN’s voice subscriber base increased from a little below 13.million to a little above 13.6 million during the period under review representing a 1.40% growth.
MTN now holds around 45.23% of the market share.
Generally, the number of voice subscribers grew by about 228,581, measuring a little below 1%.
Tigo followed MTN as it gained a little above 43,000 subscribers which pushed its subscriber’s base by about 1.08%.
With a little above 4million subscribers, Tigo now commands a market share of 13.6%
Airtel this time around followed Tigo by gaining 13,686 subscribers. This moved its base from decline to a gain of 0.37%.
However, their market share for November, 2014 was 12.43%, a marginal dip from the previous month’s figure of 12.48%.
Vodafone which commands some 7.1 million subscribers in the market now gained 8,737 subscribers in November representing an increase of 0.12% in their base.
Vodafone’s market share now stands at 23.62%.
Interestingly, Expresso in the month of November recovered from loses to gain some 2,496 subscribers.
This pushed its subscriber base by about 2.11%. With about 120,667 subscribers, Expresso still holds about 0.4% of the market share.
On the other hand, Glo was the only Telco to have lost subscribers continuing its losing streak with a loss of a little above 28,000 dropping its subscriber base by a little below 1.5%.
Glo now holds about 4.76% of the total market share which is represents a little below1.4million subscribers.
Mobile phone penetration in Ghana is now about 113.07% with total voice subscribers numbering about 30.2million with a population of about 26.7million people.
By: Norvan Acquah–Hayford/citifmonline.com/Ghana