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South African mobile subscriptions rise 5.2% to 91.7 mln in 2018, fixed line subscriptions up 20%

Thursday 4 April 2019 | 09:21 CET | News
The total number of mobile phone subscriptions increased by 5.2 percent to 91.7 million in 2018 from 87.2 million in 2017, says the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (ICASA's) new report. This figure is taken in the context that the country's population is around 57.7 million. Of the 91.7 million voice subscriptions in 2018, 88 percent or 80.4 million were prepaid subscriptions, and 12 percent or 11.2 million were postpaid ones. 

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