• Starting a sixth mobile operator in South Sudan in 2008 was considered mission impossible due to the lack of basic infrastructure following 20 years of civil war, the scarcity of resources, and the fierce competition with other operators. MDIC, however, took on the challenge.
  • Vivacell went live in late 2008. Since then, it has gained brand recognition throughout South Sudan, improved telecommunication services in all areas it covered, achieved a total subscriber base close to one million and has employed over 300 workers, the majority of whom are South Sudanese.
  • Vivacell maintained its market leadership in spite of the tough challenges related to the currency devaluation and the security concerns through continuous opex and capex optimization.