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Nigeria sees growth in internet users revealed NCC

January 24, 2019 • Online & Social, West Africa

Nigeria sees growth in internet users reveals NCC

Nigeria sees growth in internet users reveals NCC. (Image source: Buzz Nigeria)

On Monday, 21 January 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) released its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December 2018.

Data from the report shows that overall internet users increased to 111,632,516 in December 2018 from the 108,457,051 recorded in November 2018, showing an increase of 3,175,465 new subscribers.

The NCC data showed that overall internet users increased to 111,632,516 in December 2018 from the 108,457,051 recorded in November 2018, showing an increase of 3,175,465 new subscribers.

According to the data, Airtel, MTN and Globacom gained more internet subscribers during the month of December, while 9mobile was the biggest loser.

MTN gained the more with 2,221,153 new internet users in December 2018, increasing its subscription to 43,899,957 as against 41,678,804 in November 2018. Airtel came second, gaining 799,538 new users, increasing its subscription to 29,757,791 in December 2018 as against 28,958,253 in November 2018.

In third place was Globacom with 293,667 new internet users, increasing its subscription in December 2018 to 28,054,948 from 27,761,281 recorded in November 2018.

The telecoms with the least growth was 9mobile with 1, 388, 93 internet users in December 2018 with 9,919,820 as against 10,058,713 recorded in November.

Edited by Fundisiwe Maseko
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