Share Square: Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso has a population of 17.2 million and is served by 3 mobile network operators: Airtel (Bharti Airtel), Telemob (Onatel) and Telecel (Planor afrique). With 11.9 million mobile subscribers, penetration stands at 69.4%. Across the three mobile operators two are dominant:
Telemob had 4.6m subscribers at y/e 2013 (38.9% market share)
Airtel had 4.4m subscribers at y/e 2013 (36.6% market share)
Telecel had 2.9m subscribers at y/e 2013 (24.5% market share)
In Burkina Faso, ARCE (Autor?te de Regul?t?on des Commun?c?t?ons Electron?ques), the national regulator, shares very limited information on its current and future position with respect to tower sharing.