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Subscriber Statistics

Click the links on the tables below to display the number of subscribers and teledensity for mobile and fixed telephony services on a monthly and annual basis respectively.

Monthly Subscriber Data

Download: Monthly Subscriber Data (May 2013 - April 2014) (119.24 kB)

Months: May 2015 - August 2016

  Operator
Connected Lines Mobile (GSM)
Mobile (CDMA)
Fixed Wired/Wireless
VoIP
Total
Active Lines Mobile (GSM)
Mobile (CDMA)
Fixed Wired/Wireless
VoIP
Total
  Teledensity
 
Aug '16 Jul '16 Jun '16 May '16 Apr '16 Mar '16 Feb '16 Jan '16 Dec '15 Nov '15 Oct '15 Sep '15 Aug '15 Jul '15 Jun '15 May '15
222,695,990 222,440,207 213,113,202 210,016,312 214,668,963 211,732,836 210,202,453 210,465,003 - - - - - - - -
3,608,272 3,611,926 3,664,581 3,664,594 3,678,680 3,678,796 3,677,676 3,678,068 - - - - - - - -
349,185 348,933 353,201 353,189 353,278 353,830 353,923 351,625 - - - - - - - -
32,925 19,420 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
226,686,390 226,426,215 217,150,404 214,034,921 218,700,921 215,765,462 214,234,052 214,494,696 - - - - - - -
152,285,320 149,708,077 149,179,083 148,189,043 146,866,356 147,398,854 146,288,370 149,022,919 148,681,362 149,787,120 149,683,259 148,427,043 148,703,160 148,495,205 146,486,786 144,386,841
329,093 371,613 454,092 487,141 525,743 1,170,031 2,147,323 2,147,982 2,148,727 2,149,120 2,130,345 2,042,015 2,125,941 2,057,519 2,105,981 1,993,278
161,742 164,114 170,539 171,974 176,211 176,579 184,666 186,868 187,155 186,772 189,517 191,573 189,523 188,281 182,643 181,625
24,693 18,262 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
152,800,848 150,262,066 149,818,906 148,848,158 147,568,310 148,745,464 148,620,359 151,357,769 151,017,244 152,123,172 152,003,124 150,660,631 151,018,624 150,741,005 148,775,410 146,561,744
109.14 107.33 107.01 106.32 105.41 106.25 106.16 108.11 107.87 108.66 108.57 107.61 107.87 107.67 106.27 104.69
  1. Teledensity is calculated based on a national population of 140 million.
    According 2006 Last Census Population Figures.

Annual Subscriber Data

Download: Annual Subscriber Data (2001 - 2012) (146.69 kB)   

Years: 2003 - 2015

  Operator
Connected Lines Mobile (GSM)
Mobile (CDMA)
Fixed Wired/Wireless
Total
Active Lines Mobile (GSM)
Mobile (CDMA)
Fixed Wired/Wireless
Total
Installed Capacity Mobile (GSM)
Mobile (CDMA)
Fixed Wired/Wireless
Total
  Teledensity [1]
 
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
N/A 184,782,512 159,758,538 135,253,599 109,822,964 96,684,272 N/A N/A N/A 32,184,861 18,295,896 9,174,209 3,149,472
N/A 3,743,811 7,684,026 14,041,464 12,687,645 12,132,584 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A 365,871 2,233,981 2,419,587 2,290,409 2,736,373 N/A N/A N/A 1,673,161 1,223,258 1,027,519 872,473
N/A 188,892,194 169,676,545 151,714,650 124,801,018 111,517,229 N/A N/A N/A 33,858,022 19,519,154 10,201,728 4,021,945
148,681,362 136,772,475 124,841,315 109,829,223 90,566,238 81,195,684 65,533,875 56,935,985 40,011,296 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2,148,727 2,187,845 2,404,777 2,948,562 4,601,070 6,102,105 7,565,435 6,052,507 384,315 N/A N/A N/A N/A
187,155 183,290 360,537 418,166 719,406 1,050,237 1,418,954 1,307,625 1,579,664 N/A N/A N/A N/A
151,017,244 139,143,610 127,606,629 113,195,951 95,886,714 88,348,026 74,518,264 64,296,117 41,975,275 N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A 218,522,048 182,065,415 147,004,674 131,319,542 121,785,526 95,291,096 76,545,308 N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A 18,400,000 18,400,000 17,232,725 17,172,670 14,829,931 10,611,867 1,540,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A 11,342,677 11,342,677 9,394,042 9,347,771 9,388,145 6,830,245 6,578,303 N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A 248,353,725 211,808,092 173,631,441 157,839,983 146,003,602 112,733,208 84,663,611 N/A N/A N/A N/A
107.87 99.39 91.15 80.85 68.49 63.11 53.23 45.93 29.98[2] 24.18 16.27 8.5 3.35
  1. Teledensity was calculated based on population estimate of 126 million up till December 2005; from December 2006, teledensity was based on a population estimate of 140 million.
  2. Teledensity from December 2007 is based on active subscribers.
  3. Teledensity from December 2001 to 2006 was based on connected subscribers.

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