Glo takes market share in Ghana
TELECOMS| Sept. 11, 2012, 12:06 p.m.
New subscriber statistics from Ghana’s regulator show Vodafone has seen a dip in its market share, while Glo has seen strong growth.
The National Communications Authority (NCA) statistics to end July show that Vodafone ended the month with 4.758 million customers, down from 4.819 million the month before. This represents 20% of the total market share.
New player Glo Mobile increased its subscriber numbers from 990,566 at end-June to 1.15 million at the end of July, and now has a 5% market share.
Tigo had a marginal subscriber base increase, closing at 3,699,185 which represents 15% of the market, while Airtel increased its subscriber base to 3,037,336, representing 13% of the total market share.
Expresso decreased its subscriber base to 182,845, or 1% of the total market share.
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