Over 10 Million Internet Subscribers in Morocco Report


Rabat- The number of internet subscriber has reached over 10 million, according to a new report.A new report released by Morocco’s telecommunications regulator has revealed that the number of internet subscribers grew by 61.4 per cent in the course of one year.The number of internet subscribers has reached 10.3 million during the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released by the National Agency for the Regulation of Telecommunications, known by its French acronym ANRT. That is a penetration rate of 30.5 per cent. The report has also revealed that customers of internet services have seen a 31 per cent decrease in prices, moving from an average monthly bill of 32 Dirhams in 2014 to 22 Dirhams by the end of March 2015.The number of mobile phone subscribers stood at 43.3 million subscribers by the end of March 2015, a penetration rate of 128 percent compared to 130.5 percent in June 2014.Moroccans spoke 11.68 billion minutes on their mobile phones and sent 4.55 billion text messages by the end of March 2015, a 4.2 and 27.1 per cent increase respectively, the governing body of Moroccan telecommunications sector reported.