Nigeria’s Mobile Internet Users Balloons To 103 Million In July
So, this is actually a rebound because internet subscribers in Nigeria had dropped to 102.67 million in June.
But in July, the numbers of Internet users on mobile devices rose to 103.67 million, according to a new report from the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.
This means Internet users increased by 866,656 in July 2018. In June, there was a loss of 347,604 Internet users on mobile devices.
A breakdown of the statistics revealed that Glo gained the most with 574,821 new Internet users, increasing its subscription in July to 27.15 million from 26.57 million in June.
It also showed that 9mobile lost 218,086 Internet users in July, decreasing its subscription to 10.37 million as against June when it recorded 10.59 million.
A further analysis indicated that Airtel gained 375,724 new Internet users in July, amounting to 27.09 million users as against 26.71 million users in June.
The data showed that MTN also gained 134,197 new users in July as the figure recorded was 39.07 million as against 38.94 million in June.
On the Code-division multiple access network, the number of Internet users doubled to about 66,210 in July, as against 30,309 users in June.
The NCC data showed that about 35,905 new Internet users joined the Visafone network while Multilinks maintained the four subscribers that had been on its network for the past 27 months.
The statistics showed that there was a decline in the number of data subscribers on fixed lines by 48 from 10,449 in June to 10,401 in July.
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