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ARTP reports fall in fixed and mobile users in third quarter

8 Dec 2014

Senegal’s national telecoms regulator, L’Autorite de Regulation des Telecoms et des Postes (ARTP), has published its report on the country’s telecoms market for Q3 2014, showing that overall take-up levels for fixed and mobile services declined marginally in the third quarter. In the mobile sector, ARTP reported a total of 14.352 million subscribers at 30 September, down 0.3% quarter-on-quarter from 14.356 million. Orange Senegal dominates the wireless market with 55.07% of the market, or 7.904 million connections, ahead of Tigo’s 24.19% (3.472 million) and Expresso Telecom with 20.29% (2.912 million).

In the fixed telephony segment, ARTP reported a total of 317,653 subscribers, down from 330,858 at end-June, with total call traffic volumes slumping to an average 23.94 million minutes per month, from 25.41 million in the second quarter. The regulator also noted that Senegal was home to a total of 6.675 million (fixed and mobile) subscribers at the start of October, of which around 98% are mobile internet connections.

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