According to the latest telecoms statistics for Q2 2019 published by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), overall mobile network subscriptions in the country reached 43,670,675 in June 2019.
This represents an addition of 49,176 subscriptions compared to the 43,621,499 mobile subscriptions registered in December 2018, with a growth of +0.1%.
Vodacom remains the largest mobile operator with 14,392,174 subscriptions June 2019 (14,143,657 in December 2018), followed by Tigo with 11,675,809 (12,583,640), and Airtel with 11,538,358 subscriptions (10,954,621).
Together these three mobile operators accounted for 37,606,341 mobile subscriptions or 86.1% of all the subscriptions, while the other smaller operator accounted for the rest.
During the same period subscriptions to fixed lines fell by -36.8% to 78,411 from 124,238 in December 2018.
Meanwhile, mobile money subscriptions saw a reduction in the number of registered accounts from 23,367,826 in December 2018 to 22,957,515 accounts in June 2019 for a total of 260,439,103 transactions.