Mobile subscriber numbers in South Africa

24 November 2017


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South Africa’s mobile networks are all growing their subscriber numbers, with Telkom the latest network to reveal its most recent figures.

As listed companies, it is a requirement for Vodacom, MTN, and Telkom to release these figures.

Cell C also released its subscriber numbers at the 2017 MyBroadband Conference, despite not being required to do so. This allows us to compare the number of mobile subscribers per network in South Africa.

Telkom’s interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2017 show it had 4.3 million active mobile subscribers.

This comprises 3 million prepaid and 1.3 million post-paid users. Read the full article on MyBroadband here.