Just 7 years ago only 15% of the continent of Africa had mobile service.Today Africa is a new land of opportunity for the mobile phone market.
The 54 nations that make up the motherland have seen a huge increase in Mobile subscribers over years and its only getting larger. Analysts say that mobile phone subscriptions will increase by 70% just by next year alone. These are some of the top seven Africa carriers by subscriber number.
MTN Nigeria—43.2m subscriptions
Vodafone Egypt—37.5m subscriptions
MTN South Africa—23.5m subscriptions
Etisalat Misr—22.9m subscriptions
Glo Mobile—22.0m subscriptions