[telecom paper] Companhia de Telecomunicacoes Santomense (CST), 51 percent owned by Portugal Telecom and 49 percent by the State of Sao Tome, has just passed the milestone of 100,000 customers on its mobile network. This represents a penetration rate of over 60 percent of the population of Sao Tome, estimated at around 164,000 inhabitants. The 100,000 clients represents growth of 25 percent over the previous year, when the growth was 60 percent. CST plans to introduce 3G in the first quarter of 2012.
CST surpasses 100,000 mobile customers