Rabat — Maroc Telecom Group’s customer base reached more than 73 million at the end of March 2021, up 6.8% compared to the same period in 2020, the Group said in a press release.
This performance was driven by the sustained growth of the customer base in the subsidiaries (+11.2%), the Group explained.
The Mobile customer base had 19.3 million customers, down 3.2% year-on-year, while the Fixed customer base continued to grow (+5.8% year-on-year) and amounted to 2.0 million lines at the end of March 2021.
The Broadband customer base grew by 9.2% and reached almost 1.8 million subscribers.
“In a context still marked by the health crisis linked to Covid-19, the Maroc Telecom Group ends the first quarter with operating results driven by its international assets. Its diversification strategy is once again proving itself and improving its resilience in this context of crisis,” said Abdeslam Ahizoune, Chairman of the Management Board, as quoted in the release.
“The Group is continuing its savings plan and is managing to maintain its profitability and focuses its investments on strengthening networks, infrastructure and improving the quality of service,” he added.
“While this crisis’ duration and effect on the economy are still unknown, the Group will remain vigilant and fully mobilised in order to overcome it,” he stressed.