The National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ANRT), has informed that the global mobile telephone base in Morocco has grown from 45.87 million subscribers at the end of March 2020 to more than 49.47 million subscribers in Morocco. term of the first quarter of 2021.
In its mobile telephony observatory in Morocco, the ANRT specifies that the penetration rate was thus located at 137.61% during the first three months of this year, against 128.91% at the end of March 2020.
By billing method, the prepaid mobile fleet fell by 0.34% to 43.79 million subscribers, while the postpaid mobile fleet increased by 3.67% to 5.67 million subscribers, adds the Agency, noting that the breakdown by operator shows Itissalat Al-Maghrib in the lead with a market share of 39.02%, ahead of Medi Telecom (33.48%) Wana Corporate (27.5%).
It also notes that the voice traffic leaving mobile telephony, corresponding to the sum of the minutes consumed by subscribers (including IN roamers) during the first quarter, stood at 13.71 million minutes, in down 3.16%, as the average monthly outgoing usage per mobile customer reached 92 minutes / month.
In addition, further notes the ANRT, outgoing SMS traffic, which corresponds to the sum of SMS sent during a given quarter by customers of all telephone operators, recorded 597 million SMS, down 6.65%.