Commercial Mobile Operator, African Coast

BJT Partners SARL (France) is deploying a complete VoIP based mobile network solution from Fairwaves on the Island of Mayotte. The network is planned to start operating in 2016.


Coordinates 12 50 S, 45 10 E
Square kilometers of land 374
Population 200,000*
Telephone lines 5.2 per 100 people*
Mobile cellular subscriptions 28.0 per 100 people*

* information from World Bank, 2009