Telecommunications Statistics as at 31st December 2008

Archives: December 2008 | September 2008 | June 2008 | March 2008

1.  Licenced Telecommunication Operators

Years
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Voice Telecom Operators
5 6 6 5 5 5 6 6 6
Application Services (Internet & Other Data)
11 17 20 22 23 23 25 34 60

   

 

 

2.  Voice Telecommunication Subscribers (2000 - 2008)

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Fixed Lines 173,591 177,802 161,590 147,006 148,360 154,420 151,644 163,269 123,809
Mobile 110,518 275,557 606,859 1,298,000 1,942,000 2,963,737 5,614,922 8,322,857 13,006,793
Total 284,109 453,359 768,449 1,445,006 2,090,360 3,118,157 5,766,566 8,486,126 13,130,602
Mobile Share 42% 61% 79% 90% 93% 96% 97% 98% 99%

 subscriber's trendVoice Subscription Share     

3.  Voice Telecommunications Penetration (Teledensity)

Years Subscriptions Population Teledensity
2000 284,109 33,463,388 1%
2001 453,359 33,756,093 1%
2002 768,449 34,161,166 2%
2003 1,445,006 34,876,231 4%
2004 2,090,360 36,049,581 6%
2005 3,118,157 37,267,530 10%
2006 5,766,566 38,523,907 15%
2007 8,486,126 39,816,363 21%

2008

13,130,602 41,146,284 32%

(Source of Population Data: NBS Projections)
 

4.  Subscribers per Operators

Year BENSON CELTEL TIGO TTCL Fixed TTCL MOBILE VODACOM ZANTEL MOBILE ZANTEL FIXED TOTAL
2000 - - 56,511 173,591 - 50,000 4,007 - 284,109
2001 - - 89,056 177,802 - 180,000 6,501 - 453,359
2002 - 120,089 160,000 161,590 - 300,000 26,770 - 768,449
2003 - 320,000 210,000 147,006 - 700,000 68,000 - 1,445,006
2004 - 504,000 303,000 148,360 - 1,050,000 85,000 - 2,090,360
2005 - 882,693 422,500 154,420 - 1,562,435 96,109 - 3,118,157
2006 - 1,516,832 760,874 150,897 6,390 2,975,580 355,246 747 5,766,566
2007 3,300 2,505,546 1,191,678 157,816 72,729 3,870,843 678,761 5,453 8,486,126
2008 3,000 3,862,371 2,569,527 116,265 105,804 5,408,439 1,057,652 7,544 13,130,602

   

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Source: Operators Monthly Subscriberbase Report)

   

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