At the beginning of the 21st century, Angola had a population of about 10 million. By 2017, it has reached over 48 million. This is how the country’s telecommunications sector evolved in its first decade. Telecommunications in Angola is currently undergoing a transformation due to the introduction of a new mobile communications system, and this has implications for the country’s digital economy. The new system is designed to be more flexible and adaptable. This will allow it to better serve consumers, promote competition, and improve services at lower costs.
Telecommunications in Angola can be classified into fixed and mobile. The fixed lines are mainly leased by the private sector to serve the general population. The fixed-line infrastructure is currently being modernized to improve the overall quality of service. In terms of mobile telephony, there are three operators, Movitel and Unitel, and Netone with different models and business strategies.
Mobile Networks in Angola
There are several mobile phone networks operating in Angola, some of the most notable include: