MTN Group total number of subscribers 2015-2019

The MTN Group is a South African multinational telecommunications company that operates in more than 20 countries and is the leading mobile operator in Africa. In 2018, the group had about 232.6 million subscribers. As of the third quarter of 2019, the number had increased to 243.7 million.

Total number of the MTN Group's subscribers from 2015 to 2019*

Number of subscribers in millions
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Release date

October 2019


Africa, MENA

Survey time period

2015 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* As of December 31 each year; the 2019 number is at September 30th.
** Based on the new modernized definitions. Subscriber numbers were also affected by regulatory related disconnections.

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