Airtel Africa, a continental telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries, says it has crossed the 100 million customers mark across its operations.
Airtel Africa is the second largest mobile operator in the continent by number of active subscribers.
In a statement, Airtel Africa Chief Executive Officer Raghunath Mandava said the achievement is a milestone.
“This achievement is testament to the hard work of our employees and a clear reflection that customers value our network, service offerings and customer experience,” Raghunath said.
Raghunath said the company had seen positive momentum in customer acquisition, further underpins its medium-term aspirations for revenue and profit growth.
Airtel Africa’s footprint is characterised by low but increasing mobile connectivity, with a user penetration at 43 percent, highlighting the potential for growth across its footprint.
Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally.