Our operations - Lesotho

  • Profile

    Vodacom Lesotho is a subsidiary of Vodacom Group Limited a leading African communications company providing a wide range of communication services including voice, messaging, data, financial and convergence services.

    Having opened its doors in 1996, Vodacom Lesotho has grown its operation to now service over 1.5million customers.

  • History

    Vodacom Lesotho started operating in 1996 with the Government of Lesotho as a shareholder through its stake in Lesotho Telecommunications Corporation. When the Government of Lesotho began its privatisation process in 1999, it invited bids for its share in Vodacom Lesotho. In July 2000, Sekha-Metsi Consortium, a group of local business people and public figures, was announced as the successful bidder. Sekha-Metsi holds a 20% share in Vodacom Lesotho with the remaining share held by Vodacom Group.

Financial Overview

As at 31 March 2017 2017   2016  
Revenue (LSLm) 1 116   1 027  
EBIT (LSLm) 426   383  
Customers (thousands) 1 468   1 399  
Data customers (thousands) 549   523  
MOU per month 82   75  
Total ARPU (LSL per month) 61   62  
Number of employees 207   202  
NPS (position relative to competitors) 1st   1st  
Customer market share #1 90.9%   87.7%  

Factsheet - Lesotho