MTN Zambia Heads Mobile Market Subscriptions

MTN Zambia Heads Mobile Market Subscriptions

Written by Michael Malakata | From IT Web Africa

Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) has declared MTN South Africa’s subsidiary, MTN Zambia as the country’s largest mobile phone operator by subscription, taking over from Airtel.

MTN has over the past few years steadily been investing in network improvement and expansion and so far has the best network in the country, according to ZICTA.

As of December 2014, ZICTA said MTN Zambia had more customers than any other mobile phone operator in Zambia. Zambia has three mobile phone operators MTN, Airtel and Zamtel.

Out of the 10.1 million total mobile phone subscribers in the country, ZICTA manager for interconnection and competition Collins Chomba said MTN had 48%, Airtel 37% and Zamtel 15%.

Effectively, this makes MTN Zambia, the largest mobile operator by subscription in the country. 

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