Subs grow 7.5% at Vodacom

20 Jul 2007

South Africa’s Vodacom group has reported a 7.5% rise in customer numbers in the three months to the end of June to 32.4 million. 24.6 million of these are in its domestic market, while the remainder are in Tanzania (3.47 million), DR Congo (2.98 million), Mozambique (1.06 million) and Lesotho (300,000). Revenues for the quarter were up 18.6% year-on-year, according to Vodacom’s 50% owner Telkom South Africa. Average revenue per user (ARPU) dropped 5.6% in South Africa between March and June 2007 to ZAR118 a month. ARPUs at Vodacom’s other operations were also down by between 5% and 18% quarter-on-quarter.

South Africa, Vodacom Group