NCA Releases Telecom Industry Trends in Ghana During January 2022

The National Communications Authority has announced telecom trends in Ghana in January 2022.

The report, Industry Information – Telecom Subscriptions for January 2022 in Ghana by the National Communications Authority has highlighted voice and data trends that have occurred in the telecommunication industry as at the end of January 2022 with an estimated country population of 30,792,608. It presents information on Mobile Voice Telephony, Fixed Line as well as Mobile Data subscriptions for the month under review.

At the end of January 2022, the total number of voice subscriptions was 41,017,822 in Ghana. This represents a percentage increase of 1.39% from December 2021’s figure of 40,454,073. The total penetration rate for the month under review was 134.25%. MTN’s voice subscriptions for the period was 24,485,910 representing a percentage increase of 2.17% from December 2021’s figure of 23,966,302. MTN’s market share for the month under review was 59.70%.

Vodafone’s mobile voice subscriptions decreased from 8,250,436 as at the end of December 2021 to 8,035,817 as at the end of January 2022. This represents a
percentage decrease of 2.60%. Vodafone’s market share for January 2022 was 19.59%.

AirtelTigo’s voice subscriptions increased from 7,390,278 as at the end of December 2021 to 7,691,205 as at the end of January 2022 indicating a percentage increase of
4.07%. Their market share for the month under review was 18.75% as compared to 18.27% in December 2021.

Voice subscriptions of Glo decreased from 847,057 as at the end of December 2021 to 804,890 at the end of January 2022. With a percentage decrease of 4.98%, their
total market share for the month under review was 1.96%.

There are three (3) Operators providing Fixed Line services in Ghana. These Operators are Vodafone, AirtelTigo and MTN. As at the end of January 2022, the total
subscriptions for the Fixed Operators stood at 322,729, an increase of 7,458 subscriptions from the previous month’s subscription of 315,271. Vodafone ended
the month with 314,794 subscriptions; AirtelTigo recorded a total subscription of 3,564 with MTN recording 4,371 subscriptions.

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