story by: Musah Abelyire

The telecommunication giant plans to add 8 million new subscribers by the end of its financial year after losing 18 million subscribers due to subscriber registration processes in the past nine months.

The company has lost 18 million subscribers across its 22 operations since October 2015 losing 6.6million subscribers over the six-month period in Nigeria, Uganda and Cameroon alone.

MTN Ghana has been earmarked to generate about 1.8 million customers as part of the company's 18 million subscriber plan.

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.