Vodafone recorded one of its worst declines ever after losing about 387,600 data subscribers in the month of August.
The telecom giant lost a little under 88,000 subscribers in the previous month July. This was revealed in the monthly data market share report from the National Communication Authority (NCA).
The month of August was not a good month for Vodafone as it lost about 61,000 voice subscribers while data subscriber base declined significantly by about 16%.
Having lost about 387,600 subscribers, Vodafone’s data market share reduced from 16.6% to 14.2%. Its total number of subscribers stood at a little below 2.1million.
Also, Expresso lost about 1,100 data subscribers representing a 3% decline in its subscriber base but maintained its market share at 0.25%. Expresso’s had about 36,000 subscribers at the end of August.
On the other hand, Glo led the list of gainers with 86,000 additional subscribers. This shot up its subscriber base by about 17% and market share from 3.4% to 4%. Glo had about 590,000 data subscribers at the end of August.
Tigo’s data subscriber base increased by about 2.8% having recorded about 56,000 additions. Its market share increased to 14.4% measuring about 2.1million subscribers.
MTN followed closely having recorded about 53,000 additional subscribers. This shot up MTN’s market share to about 53.1% which measures about 7.8million subscribers.
Airtel however recorded 37,000 additional subscribers in August representing an increase of its data subscriber base of about 1.8%.
This shot up its market share to 14.1% representing a little below 2.1million subscribers.
Mobile Data Penetration in Ghana at the end of August stood at about 55%.
The total number of subscription went down by about 156,000 re In general data subscription declined by about 1%.
By: Anim Kwaku Boadu/citifmonline.com/Ghana