Share Square: Algeria
Mobile market overview
Algeria had an estimated population of 40.0mn people and 45.4mn mobile subscriptions at the end of 2015, giving a mobile penetration of 113% - the second lowest level of penetration of the six North African countries, only higher than Egypt (101%). Around 90% of subscribers in Algeria have a pre-paid account, which ranks second lowest amongst the North African countries.
There are three Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) serving the Algerian market, each holding a substantial share of the subscriber base. Djezzy currently holds the largest market share with 17.0mn