Unitel is the largest mobile operator in Angola. The company incorporated under Angolan law by public deed on 30 December 1998. Pioneer leader in the mobile telecommunications market in Angola with GSM, technology solution that has proven quite feasible in terms of expansion throughout the country. Unitel was able to capture the preference of Angolans, assuming market leadership in its first year of existence, and already has more than 6.5 million customers. Since 2001, the year that began operations, UNITEL has extended the range of services, and currently connecting Third Generation (3G) with GPRS, EDGE and UMTS, and GSM system, gradually increasing the range of national coverage.Their network covers every major population area and with about 11 million subscribers (including pre-paid), it has a market share of 80%.