Number of Active Cape Verde Mobile Network Operators (MNOs): 2
Number of Active Cape Verde Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs): 0
Region: West Africa
Cape Verde sports two mobile phone operators. Mobile phone operator Cabo Verde Telecom monopolised the Cape Verde telecom market, seeing competition in 2008 with the launch of GSM operator T+. T+ received a licence from National Communications Agency in 2006. The National Communications Agency (ANAC) reported that fixed telephony saw a growth of 0.1 percent on the second half of 2011, while the number of mobile subscribers grew by 3 percent, to give a mobile penetration rate of 83 percent.