Etisalat Nigeria Passed One Million Subscriber Mark
Published on: 29th Jun 2009
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Etisalat Nigeria, the country's newest GSM mobile network operator, has announced that it has passed the one million subscriber mark less than nine months after the company launched its services in the country.
According to the CEO, Steven Evans "The swift and steady growth in our subscriber numbers is an evidence of the acceptance we have enjoyed from our customers and the superior service quality we offer.
"We are delighted to have been able to hit such a figure under a year of commercial operations despite our position as the fifth entrant into the dynamic Nigerian telecoms market".
Based on figures from the Mobile World, at the end of Q1, the market shares for the operators in Nigeria were: Zain (23.6%), Glo Mobile (24.2%), MTN (40.6%), Glo Mobile (24.2%), Zain (23.6%), Etisalat (1.3%) and Mtel (0.4%). Of the country's CDMA networks, their respective market shares are Visafone (3.6%), Multi-Links (2.8%), Starcomms (2%) and Reliance (1.5%)