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Ghana - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

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  • 174 Pages
  • May 2022
  • Region: Ghana
  • Paul Budde Communication Pty Ltd
  • ID: 4761269

Vodafone Ghana Launches LTE Services Following Spectrum Auction

Ghana's third largest MNO AirtelTigo comes under state control


MTN Ghana is by a long way the largest MNO in teh country. It is followed by Vodafone Ghana, which now reports to Vodacom Group, and closely afterward by the merged AirtelTigo. Bharti Airtel and MIC, the parent companies of AirtelTigo, have both reconsidered their involvement in the region. MIC has progressively exited from its African markets in recent years, choosing instead to focus on its business units in Latin America.

The dominance of MTN continues to be of concern to the regulator, which has introduced new types of unified licenses and has imposed several measures relating to interconnection and the price of voice and data services, so as to prevent the company from undercutting its competitors.

Table of Contents

Key statistics
  • Regional Africa Market Comparison
  • Market characteristics
  • Market Leaders
  • Market Challengers
  • Market Emergents
  • TMI vs GDP
  • Mobile and mobile broadband penetration
  • Fixed versus mobile broadband penetration
Country overview
  • Telecommunications market
  • Market analysis
Regulatory environment
  • Regulatory authority
  • Fixed-line developments
  • Mobile network developments
Mobile market
  • Market analysis
  • Mobile statistics
  • Mobile infrastructure
  • Major mobile operators
  • Mobile content and applications
Fixed-line broadband market
  • Introduction and statistical overview
  • Broadband statistics
  • Public Internet Access Venues (PAVs)
  • Shared access centres
  • Mobile Telecentre To-Go
  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
  • Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP)
  • Other fixed broadband services
  • Domestic backbone network infrastructure
Digital economy
  • E-commerce
  • E-government, e-Ghana project
  • E-learning
  • E-health
Fixed network operators
  • Vodafone Ghana
  • AirtelTigo
  • Capital Telecom (defunct)
Telecommunications infrastructure
  • Overview of the national telecom network
  • Fibre backbone infrastructure
  • Internet Exchange Points (IXPs)
  • International infrastructure
  • Data centres
  • Smart infrastructure
Appendix Historic data
  • Glossary of abbreviations
  • Related reports
List of Tables
  • Table 1 Top Level Country Statistics and Telco Authorities Ghana 2022 (e)
  • Table 2 Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
  • Table 3 Change in the number of mobile voice subscribers by operator (million) 2012 2022
  • Table 4 Change in the market share of mobile subscribers by operator 2012 2022
  • Table 5 LTE subscribers by operator 2016 2022
  • Table 6 Growth in the number of LTE subscribers 2016 2022
  • Table 7 Growth in the number of GSM/3G mobile broadband subscribers by operator (thousand) 2013 2022
  • Table 8 Change in the share of mobile broadband subscribers by operator 2015 2022
  • Table 9 Growth in the number of active mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
  • Table 10 Growth in the number of Vodafone Ghana's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
  • Table 11 Development of MTN Ghana's financial data (ZAR million) 2012 2021
  • Table 12 Development of MTN Ghana's financial data (GHS billion) 2018 2021
  • Table 13 Development of MTN Ghana's revenue by type (ZAR million) 2013 2021
  • Table 14 Growth in the number of MTN Ghana's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
  • Table 15 Development of MTN Ghana's ARPU 2012 2022
  • Table 16 Change in the number of AirtelTigo's mobile subscribers 2013 2022
  • Table 17 Change in the number of Glo Mobile's subscribers 2013 2022
  • Table 18 Growth in the number of MTN Ghana's Mobile Money subscribers 2016 2021
  • Table 19 Growth in the number of m-money subscriptions and accounts (million) 2012 2022
  • Table 20 Growth in the number and value of m-money transactions 2012 2022
  • Table 21 Growth in the number of fixed-line broadband subscribers 2012 2027
  • Table 22 Increase in the number of Vodafone Ghana's fixed broadband subscribers 2012 2022
  • Table 23 DSL subscribers 2012 2019
  • Table 24 Broadband wireless access subscribers by operator 2016 2022
  • Table 25 Broadband wireless access market share by operator 2016 2022
  • Table 26 Change in the number of fixed-line subscribers by operator 2012 2022
  • Table 27 Change in the number of fixed lines in service and teledensity 2012 2027
  • Table 28 International bandwidth 2012 2020
  • Table 29 Historic - Mobile subscribers and penetration rate 1999 2011
  • Table 30 Historic - MTN Ghana's ARPU 2002 2011
  • Table 31 Historic - Tigo Ghana mobile subscribers (regulator data) 2013 2017
  • Table 32 Historic - Tigo Ghana mobile subscribers (company data) 2010 2017
  • Table 33 Historic - Espresso Ghana mobile subscribers 2013 2017
  • Table 34 Historic - Internet users and penetration rate 2000 2015
  • Table 35 Historic - Fixed-line broadband subscribers 2004 2011
  • Table 36 Historic - Fixed lines in service and teledensity 1999 2011
  • Table 37 Historic - International bandwidth 2001 2011
  • Table 38 Historic - Growth in the number of Vodafone Ghana's mobile subscribers 2008 2011
  • Table 39 Historic - DSL subscribers 2005 2011

    List of Charts
  • Chart 1 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Leaders
  • Chart 2 Africa Market Leaders global ranking
  • Chart 3 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Challengers
  • Chart 4 Africa Market Challengers global ranking
  • Chart 5 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index Market Emergents
  • Chart 6 Africa Market Emergents global ranking
  • Chart 7 Africa Telecoms Maturity Index vs GDP per capita
  • Chart 8 Africa Mobile subscriber penetration vs mobile broadband penetration
  • Chart 9 Africa Fixed and mobile broadband penetration
  • Chart 10 - Growth in the number of mobile subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
  • Chart 11 Change in the number of mobile voice subscribers by operator 2012 2022
  • Chart 12 Change in the market share of mobile subscribers by operator 2012 2022
  • Chart 13 Growth in the number of GSM/3G mobile broadband subscribers by operator 2013 2022
  • Chart 14 Change in the share of mobile broadband subscribers by operator 2015 2022
  • Chart 15 Growth in the number of active mobile broadband subscribers and penetration 2012 2027
  • Chart 16 Growth in the number of Vodafone Ghana's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
  • Chart 17 Development of MTN Ghana's financial data 2012 2021
  • Chart 18 Development of MTN Ghana's revenue by type 2013 2021
  • Chart 19 Growth in the number of MTN Ghana's mobile subscribers 2012 2022
  • Chart 20 Development of MTN Ghana's ARPU 2012 2022
  • Chart 21 Change in the number of AirtelTigo's mobile subscribers 2013 2022
  • Chart 22 Change in the number of Glo Mobile's subscribers 2013 2022
  • Chart 23 Growth in the number of MTN Ghana's Mobile Money subscribers 2016 2021
  • Chart 24 Growth in the number of m-money subscriptions and accounts 2012 2022
  • Chart 25 Growth in the number and value of m-money transactions 2012 2022
  • Chart 26 Change in the number of fixed-line subscribers by operator 2012 2022
  • Chart 27 - Change in the number of fixed lines in service and teledensity 2012 2027

    List of Exhibits
  • Exhibit 1 Map of Telecom Maturity Index global ranking among countries in Africa
  • Exhibit 2 Generalised Market Characteristics by Market Segment
  • Exhibit 3 Africa Market Leaders and market developments
  • Exhibit 4 Africa Market Challengers and market developments
  • Exhibit 5 Africa Market Emergents and market developments
  • Exhibit 6 Overview of mobile network launch dates
  • Exhibit 7 SMS as a weapon against drug counterfeiting
  • Exhibit 8 2Africa landing stations