VODACOM PASSES 8 MILLION CUSTOMER MARK – February (2003)
Vodacom Group (Pty) Ltd now has over 8 million customers on the African continent. There are 7.5 million Vodacom customers in South Africa, 200 000 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 380 000 in Tanzania and 67 000 customers in Lesotho. A year ago, there were 6 million Vodacom customers in South Africa. There were just 33 000 in the DRC, 150 000 in Tanzania and 22 000 customers in Lesotho. “The latest figures confirm Vodacom is on a strong upward growth path and comfortably ahead in all the countries where it operates.” said Mthobi Tyamzashe, Group Executive – Corporate Affairs of Vodacom.