Africell Sierra Leone Passes 1 Million Subscriber Mark
Published on: 27th Sep 2010
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Africell Sierra Leone a subsidiary of Lintel Holding announced that it has crossed the one million active subscriber mark In November 2009 Africell acquired Tigo Sierra Leone a Millicom group company in a market consolidation move
In the group CEO's own words, "the 1 million active subscribers in Sierra Leone is just a benchmark of a promising future with a mere 29% penetration rate and 55% population coverage".
The country now has three mobile networks, with a fourth licensed but yet to launch. According to figures from the Mobile World, their respective market shares are: Zain (26.3%); Comium (15%); Africell (58.7%).
On the web: Mobile World