Mauritania is a WATRA member state with a population of 4.526 million. Its National Regulatory body is the Autorité de Régulation (AR). Mauritania has three operators, the original monopoly, Mauritel (now owned by Vivendi’s Maroc Telecom), Mattel (owned by Tunisie Telecom) and Chinguitel.
Mauritel had 2.600 million subscribers (Dec 2020), Chinguitel had 1.40 million subscribers (May 2008) while Mattel is not specified. The telecommunication sector accounts for around 2.3% of its GDP.