Telkom today revealed that 8ta grew its active subscriber base to over 1 million
Telkom unveiled their interim financial results for the six months ended 30 September 2011, revealing that 8ta’s subscriber base grew to 1,140,289.
8ta was launched on 14 October 2010, and by 31 March 2011 the company had 473,604 active subscribers at the end of March 2011. The Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) in March for 8ta’s prepaid subscribers was R15.86, but over the next six months this number has grown to R20.47. 8ta’s contract subscribers currently spend R286.09 per month, up from R238.57 six months ago.
8ta’s blended ARPU at the end of September 2011 was R63.32, up from R22.60 six months ago.Telkom also announced that they have completed construction of 1,399 base stations of which 1,052 are on the air.
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