Tigo: We are still second largest telco in Ghana

Millicom International Cellular SA, operators of the Tigo brand, have published its full year report for 2011, stating categorically that it is still the second largest operator in Ghana by subscribers.

This is in sharp contrast to the full year subscriber base report published by the National Communication Authority (NCA), showing that Vodafone has taken over the second place from Tigo since October 2011.

The NCA’s report showed Vodafone finished the year second with 4.2 million subscribers, representing 20.2% market share, and Tigo came in third with 3.9 million subscribers, representing 18.53% market share.

But Tigo’s full year report, published on February 8, 2012 indicated that it closed the year with 3,508,372 subscribers, and not 3.9 million; adding that the figure represented 21.3% market share making Tigo still the second largest of five operators in Ghana.

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