Internet users in Nigeria hit 94.8m

Posted by Constance Athekame | 10 January 2018 | 1,619 times

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The internet users increased marginally to 94.8 million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said.

The NCC made this disclosure on its website on Tuesday in Abuja in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for November 2017.

According to the data, Airtel, MTN and Glo gained more internet subscribers during the month, while 9mobile was the big loser.

The data also showed that overall, internet users increased by 94, 818,553 in November from 93,887,184 in October, showing an increase of 931, 369.

The data breakdown revealed that MTN gained 428,596 new internet users, increasing its subscription in November to 33,426,931 from 32,998,335 in October.

9mobile lost 180,044 internet users in November, decreasing its subscription to 11,407,180 as against October when it recorded 11,587,224.

It said Airtel gained the most with 632,506 new internet users in November, amounting to 23,074,163 users as against 22,441,657 users in October.

The data showed that Globacom also gained 50,311 new users in November as the figure recorded was 26,910,279 as against 26,859,968 it had in October. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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