Zim Records 12.2 Million Active Mobile Subscribers.

Zimbabwe total active subscriber base has grown to 12,152,471 from 11,728,478 recorded in the previous quarter marking a 3.1% mobile penetration rate increase to reach 87.7%.

According to the latest 2018 Q2 report by the  Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), in  its Abridged Postal & Telecommunication Sector Performance Report for the 2nd Quarter it stated that the total number of active mobile subscriptions increased by 3.6%.

The table below shows mobile subscriptions per operator:

As shown above, Telecel was the only operator to register a decline in active subscriptions. Based on the subscriber statistics, the market share of active mobile subscribers was as follows

Market share of mobile subscribers

Telecel lost 2.1% market share whereas Econet and NetOne gained market share by 0.6% and 1.4% respectively. Prepaid lines constituted 98.1% of total mobile telephone subscriptions.

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