Africell hits half million; asks for more numbers

13 Aug 2008

Africell has revealed that its subscriber base has increased to more than 500,000 users. According to IDG News Service, the company has exhausted the numbers available in the 077 code and has been forced to apply for an additional national dialling code, 088. Africell launched a GSM network in 2005 and at the end of March 2008 claimed a 31.1% share of the market, just behind leader Zain with 33.4%.

Sierra Leone, Lintel SL (Africell SL)