ATCI confirms 89.2% of SIM cards have been registered

7 Dec 2012

Diemeleou Bile, the director general of L’Agence des Telecommunications de Cote d’Ivoire (ATCI), has announced that a total of 16.168 million mobile subscribers have registered their SIM cards, ahead of the 31 December 2012 deadline. Agence Ecofin reports that this figure is equivalent to around 89.18% of the country’s 18 million-plus mobile users. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, a total of six operators are currently active in the Ivorian wireless sector, namely: MTN, Orange, Moov, Comium (Koz), GreenN Cote d’Ivoire (formerly Oricel) and Aircom.

Côte d'Ivoire, Aircom (Cafe Mobile), Autorite de Regulation des Telecommunications de CI (ARTCI), Comium Cote d'Ivoire (Koz), GreenN Cote d'Ivoire (formerly Oricel), Moov Africa Cote d'Ivoire, MTN Cote d'Ivoire (incl. MTN Business), Orange Cote d'Ivoire (incl. CI-Telecom)