Telecom operators Tigo and Epresso made the most losses in the latest National Communications Authority (NCA)’s latest report on mobile voice subscription in Ghana.
The report which covered the month of September saw all the mobile operators make gains except the two.
According to the report mobile Voice subscriber base in Ghana grew from 29,531,488 as at the end of August 2014 to 29,815,213 as at the end of September 2014.
The biggest telecom operator MTN, witnessed some level of growth in its subscriber base.
Its subscriber base increased to 13,546,678,from 13,541,961 pulling on 4,717 new subscribers.
This gave MTN a market share of 45.44% for the month of September.
MTN’s biggest rival Vodafone also made some impressive gains.
It increased its market share from 22.65% to 23.04% for the month under review.
Its subscriber base increased to 6,870,233 from 6,688,783.
As at the end of September, Airtel had also increased its market share to 12.71% to end September 2014 with a subscriber base of nearly 3.8 million people.
Glo’s market share also increased to 4.95% this reflected in its subscriber base which is now of 1,474,988.
It added close to 44 thousand new subscribers for the period under review.
But it was not good news for Tigo and Expresso.
Both recorded declines in the period under review.
As at the end of September, this year, Tigo’s market share decreased to 13.46%.
Tigo’s subscriber base decreased to 4,012,580 from 4,015,946.
Espresso’s subscriber base also decreased to 120,108 from 123,825 ending the month of September with a market share percentage of 0.40%.
By: Vivian Kai Mensah/citifmonline.com/Ghana