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Cape Verde mobile penetration reaches 112%

The CEO of Cape Verde operator CV Telecom, Jose Luis Livramento said that there are 610,000 mobile telephony users in the country, accounting for a 112 percent penetration rate, according to data from the Multisectoral Economic Regulatory Agency (ARME), reports A Ilha.

He pointed out that in fixed telephony the rate has dropped to 11 percent, as “mobile has cannibalized fixed” telephony. On the other hand, the internet penetration rate reached 74 percent, putting Cape Verde at the top of the list of countries in Africa, he said.

Source: TelecomPaper

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