TelOne Subscribers Increase By 1 400

The state owned and fixed operator, TelOne has seen a subscriber rise in their fixed telephone service, according to the recently published Potraz Quarterly 2016 report. The latests development  has seen a marginal shift in the positive after a series of subscriber s decline in Zimbabwe.

Millions today have gone mobile, a direct more which has been affecting TelOne subscriber base, But it seems their new marketing strategies  are finally reaping results, as they register a positive growth in subscribers, though the economically has largely remained depressed. 

By Marvellous Chibagidi 

The total number of active fixed telephone lines as at 31 March 2016 was 335,172. This represents a 0.4% increase from 333,702 active subscriptions recorded in December 2015. The fixed teledensity remained at 2.6% and the switching capacity remained at 473,700

 

The number of household subscriptions increased by 1.2% to reach 240,742 from 237,917 household subscriptions recorded as at 31 December 2015. On the other hand corporate subscriptions registered a decline of 1.4% to reach 94,430 from 95,785 subscriptions as at 31 December 2015.

 

However, the number of household subscriptions increased by 1.2% to reach 240,742 from 237,917 household subscriptions recorded as at 31 December 2015. On the other hand corporate subscriptions registered a decline of 1.4% to reach 94,430 from 95,785 subscriptions as at 31 December 2015. Corporate fixed telephone subscriptions have been on a declining trend as shown in Figure 1 below:

Traffic on the fixed telephone traffic declined by 5.8% to record 167,980,843 from 178,317,321 minutes recorded in the previous quarter

Zimbabwe Mobile, Data Penetration Sours To 96.5%, 49.8% Respectively.

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