Top 10 Biggest Telecommunications Companies in Africa

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Telecommunications is one of the most important and developing fields today, especially in the current period when the whole world is affected by the covid-19 pandemic, because it helps to transmit valuable information to anywhere in the world. Telecom operators in this industry provide fixed and wireless services, internet-based services and video communications. And here are the top 10 largest telecommunications networks in Africa that Toplist wants to bring to readers today

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MNT

MNT Group Limited, formerly M-Cell, is a South African multinational mobile telecommunications company with operations in many African and Asian countries. Its headquarters are in Johannesburg. As of December 2020, MTN has recorded 280 million subscribers, making it the 8th largest mobile network operator in the world and the largest in Africa. Operating in more than 20 countries, a third of the company's revenue comes from Nigeria, which holds about 35% of the market.

MTN Group is the main sponsor of the South Africa national rugby team and sponsors English football club Manchester United F.C. and Zambian Super League


Driven by the belief that everyone deserves the benefits of modern connectivity, they strive to connect Africa through digital and financial inclusion. They are inspired by the Innovation potential of Africa. They believe that success is tied to growth and inclusive socio-economic development on the continent. As Africa's champions, they have an important role to play in addressing the significant gaps in connectivity access by driving mobile and internet usage. Connectivity provides access to financial technology and digital solutions, paving the way for economic participation and education, improving lives, and strengthening communities


Website: https://www.mtn.com/

Headquarter: Johannesburg, South Africa

Subscriber: 70.6 billion

As of December 2020, MTN has recorded 280 million subscribers, making it the 8th largest mobile network operator in the world and the largest in Africa- Screenshot photo
As of December 2020, MTN has recorded 280 million subscribers, making it the 8th largest mobile network operator in the world and the largest in Africa- Screenshot photo
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Ethiotelecom

Telecommunications service was introduced in Ethiopia by Emperor Menelik II in 1894 during the beginning of the installation of telephone lines from Harar to Addis Ababa. Thereafter, the intercity network was extended in all other directions from the capital, and many of the important centers in the Empire were connected by landlines to facilitate long distance communication with the aid of help of intermediate operators acting as human verbal repeaters.


Establishment of Ethio telecom: Following the 5-year plan 2005/06-2009/10 and after focusing efforts on education, health and agriculture, the Ethiopian government decided to focus on improving services Telecommunications considers this a key lever in Ethiopia's development. Ethio telecom was born on November 29, 2010, from the ambition to support the solid development of our country.


As of August 26, 2020, Ethio telecom has planned to expand 842 new infrastructure in fiscal year 2020. This infrastructure is expected to help the company add 5.2 million new customers. In this financial year, the company has planned to achieve revenue of 55.5 billion dong, up 16% compared to the previous fiscal year. It also plans to increase the country's telecommunications density to 51.3%


Website: https://www.ethiotelecom.et/

Headquarter: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Subscriber: 66.2 billion

As of August 26, 2020, Ethio telecom has planned to expand 842 new infrastructure in fiscal year 2020- Screenshot photo
As of August 26, 2020, Ethio telecom has planned to expand 842 new infrastructure in fiscal year 2020- Screenshot photo
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Glo Mobile

Globacom Limited, commonly known as Glo, is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company founded on August 29, 2003 by Mike Adenuga. As of June 2018, the company employs more than 3,500 employees worldwide, making it the second largest network operator in Nigeria.


Glo Mobile, a subsidiary of Globacom, is Nigeria's second largest Mobile Network Operator. In its first year of operation, it had one million subscribers in more than 87 towns in Nigeria and sales of more than 120 billion Naira. Glo Mobile has now spread to other African countries, namely Benin and Ghana. Glo Mobile's subscriber base in Nigeria reached over 45 million in December 2018. As of November 2020, the subscription level has reached 54 million.


At Globacom, they take their vision very seriously. This helps them move forward and motivates them to be the best while motivating them to grow in the future. This vision is about you.


Website: https://www.gloworld.com/ng

Headquarter: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria

Subscriber: 51.7 billion

Globacom Limited, commonly known as Glo, is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company founded on August 29, 2003 by Mike Adenuga- Screenshot photo
Globacom Limited, commonly known as Glo, is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company founded on August 29, 2003 by Mike Adenuga- Screenshot photo
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Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa is a leading mobile money and telecommunications service provider, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, mainly in East Africa and Central and West Africa.


Airtel Africa offers a suite of integrated telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both domestically and internationally. The Group aims to continue to provide a simple and intuitive customer experience through a streamlined customer journey.

Airtel Africa is led by a strong, experienced management team with both the CEO and CFO having over 28 years of experience. The management team is supported by strong, national level management teams with extensive knowledge and understanding of the local market.


Airtel Africa is committed to the highest principles of integrity and ethics. Their Code of Conduct defines how they do business and extends to employees at all levels and to their suppliers, partners and everyone else who works with them.


Website: https://airtel.africa/

Headquarter: 53 Grosvenor Street, London, United Kingdom

Subscriber: 49.9 billion

Airtel Africa is a leading mobile money and telecommunications service provider, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, mainly in East Africa and Central and West Africa - Screenshot photo
Airtel Africa is a leading mobile money and telecommunications service provider, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, mainly in East Africa and Central and West Africa - Screenshot photo
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Vodacom

Vodacom Group Limited is a South African mobile communications company, providing voice, messaging, data and convergence services to more than 55 million customers. From its roots in South Africa, Vodacom has grown its operations to include networks in Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique and Lesotho, and provides business services to customers in more than 32 countries countries in Africa, including Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, Kenya, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon


They manage their business across seven countries operating in Africa. Africa's service coverage: their mobile network coverage population is 303 million, 48 countries with enterprise-managed service, 130 million customers across Africa (including Safaricom)


It is the number one or number two mobile carrier in most of its operations and the largest telecommunications provider in Africa by revenue and market capitalization.


Website: https://www.vodacom.com/

Headquarter: Vodacom Corporate Park, 082 Vodacom Boulevard, Midrand, 1685, South Africa
Subscriber: 41.3 billion



Their mobile network coverage population is 303 million, 48 countries with enterprise-managed service, 130 million customers across Africa (including Safaricom) - Screenshot photo
Their mobile network coverage population is 303 million, 48 countries with enterprise-managed service, 130 million customers across Africa (including Safaricom) - Screenshot photo
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Safaricom

Safaricom PLC is a Kenyan listed mobile network operator with headquarters at Safaricom House in Nairobi, Kenya. It is the largest telecommunications provider in Kenya, and one of the most profitable in East and Central Africa. The company provides mobile telephony, mobile money transfer, consumer electronics, e-commerce, cloud computing, data, music streaming, and fiber optic services. It is most famous as the home of MPESA, a mobile banking SMS-based service.


Safaricom controls around 64.5% percent of the Kenyan market by 2020 with an estimated subscriber base of 35.6 million

They invest in a unique business way through purpose; to 'Transform Lives'. They seek to create opportunities for Kenyans to be part of the growth story by empowering them with the right tools for economic growth. The innovation “Simu ya Jamii” allows Kenyans to make money from operating small pay mobile phones.


They achieve their Transformational Life vision through a number of channels, but the source of their most influential transformation stories is the base station. They now have more than 4,000 towers connecting Kenyans from Turbo to Turkana with each one of these base stations having a unique story to tell.


Website: https://www.safaricom.co.ke/personal/

Headquarter: Safaricom House, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

Subscriber: 33.1 billion

Safaricom controls around 64.5% percent of the Kenyan market by 2020 with an estimated subscriber base of 35.6 million- Screenshot photo
Safaricom controls around 64.5% percent of the Kenyan market by 2020 with an estimated subscriber base of 35.6 million- Screenshot photo
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Etisalat

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC, doing business as Etisalat, is a multinational telecommunications service provider with headquarters in the United Arab Emirates with operations in 16 countries across the world. throughout Asia, the Middle East and Africa. It is the 18th largest mobile network operator in the world by number of subscribers. It is the only net provider in the UAE.


Etisalat Group is one of the world's leading telecommunications groups in emerging markets. With consolidated net sales of AED 51.7 billion and consolidated net profit of AED 9.0 billion for 2020, the high credit rating reflects the company's strong balance sheet and long-term operating performance. proven term.


Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Etisalat was founded more than four decades ago in the UAE as the country's first telecommunications service provider. As an international blue-chip organization, Etisalat Group provides innovative solutions and services to 156.1 million subscribers in 16 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.


Etisalat invests in building brands that are not just synergistic experiences with our products and services, but are part of the connected lives of our customers. A brand powerhouse present in 16 countries, three of the group's brands, Etisalat, Maroc Telecom and Mobily are among the 150 most valuable telecommunications brands in the world.


Website: https://www.etisalat.com/en/index.jsp

Headquarter: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Subscriber: 26.4 billion

Etisalat is a multinational telecommunications service provider with headquarters in the United Arab Emirates with operations in 16 countries across the world- Screenshot photo
Etisalat is a multinational telecommunications service provider with headquarters in the United Arab Emirates with operations in 16 countries across the world- Screenshot photo
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Moroc

Morocco Telecom (Abbreviated: IAM) is the main telecommunications company in Morocco. Currently employing approximately 11,178 employees, it is the largest telecommunications network in the country with 8 regional representations and 220 offices located throughout Morocco. The company is listed on both the Casablanca Stock Exchange and the Euronext Paris.


The origins of a Moroccan telecommunications project date back to 1891 when Sultan Hassan I created the first Moroccan postal service. In 1913, the Moroccan Postal Telephone and Telegraph was established before a Dahir (the King's decree) regarding the state monopoly of the Telegraph and Telephone was published.


Maroc Telecom ensures a presence throughout the territory of the Nation through a decentralized organization of eight Regional Bureaus in Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Agadir, Settat, Fez, Tangier and Oujda, and ensures the ability to respond responsiveness and proximity to its customers and partners. For its products and services, Maroc Telecom relies on an extensive distribution network that includes a direct network of nearly 440 sales offices and an indirect network of more than 80,000 agents


Website: https://www.iam.ma/index.aspx

Headquarter: Avenue Annakhil Hay Riad - Rabat – Morocco

Subscriber: 19 billion


Moroc Telecom is the largest telecommunications network in the country with 8 regional representations and 220 offices located throughout Morocco- Screenshot photo
Moroc Telecom is the largest telecommunications network in the country with 8 regional representations and 220 offices located throughout Morocco- Screenshot photo
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Djezzy

Djezzy is Algeria's main mobile network operator, with a 65% market share (over 16.49 million subscribers as of December 2016) and a network coverage of 90% of the population (48 wilaya). Djezzy was once a subsidiary of the Egyptian company Global Telecom Holding. It obtained its second Algerian GSM license on 11 July 2001, with a bid of 737 million dollars, and was officially launched on 15 February 2002.


In January 2015, the National Investment Fund (FNI) took control of 51% of the company's capital while its foreign partner, Global Telecom Holding (a subsidiary of VEON), was still responsible for the management of the company.


Djezzy covers 95% of the population across the national territory and its 3G services are deployed on 48 wilayas. Djezzy launched its 4G service on October 1, 2016, for 20 wilaya and pledged to cover more than 50% of the population by 2021.

Djezzy is participating in the transition to become the leading digital operator in Algeria and enable customers to navigate the digital world. The company is led by Executive Chairman Vincenzo Nesci and Matthieu Galvani, CEO.

The company offers a wide range of services such as prepaid, postpaid, data, value-added services and SUT.


Website: https://www.djezzy.dz/

Headquarter: Algiers, Algeria

Subscriber: 16 billion

Djezzy covers 95% of the population across the national territory and its 3G services are deployed on 48 wilayas- Screenshot photo
Djezzy covers 95% of the population across the national territory and its 3G services are deployed on 48 wilayas- Screenshot photo
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Zain

Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P. (doing business as Zain), is a Kuwaiti mobile telecommunications company founded in 1983 in Kuwait as MTC (Mobile Telecommunication Company), and later renamed Zain in 2007. Zain has a commercial presence in 8 countries across the Middle East with 49.5 million active client on December 31, 2019. The Vice President and Group CEO is Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi, who was appointed in March 2017. Approximately 24.6% of the company is owned by the Agency. Investment in Kuwait; 21.9% owned by Omantel; Only shareholders owning more than 5% will be disclosed.

The Zain brand is one of the most recognized telecommunications brands across the MENA region, with a brand value of over US$2.3 billion

Zain is a leading mobile voice and data services operator with commercial headquarters in 7 Middle Eastern and African countries with a workforce of more than 7,500 providing a comprehensive range of data and mobile voice services to customers. over 48.4 million active individual and business customers as of September 30, 2021.


Website: https://zain.com/en/

Headquarter: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Subscriber: 41.3 billion

The Zain brand is one of the most recognized telecommunications brands across the MENA region, with a brand value of over US$2.3 billion- Screenshot photo
The Zain brand is one of the most recognized telecommunications brands across the MENA region, with a brand value of over US$2.3 billion- Screenshot photo


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