Reports for the first quarter of 2016 have arrived from NCC (Nigerian Communications Commission), and it carries some interesting information. The major highlight being that Globacom garnered the highest number of data subscribers.
According to the report, in the first three months of 2016, Globacom recorded 1,448,354 new internet subscribers on its network. Specifically the numbers are 354,178 for January, 248,593 for February and 845,583 for March. Globacom’s total internet customers as at the end of the quarter stood at 26,530,420. The figure 1,448,354 for the three months under review represents 80% of the total number of 1,820,651.
In the same period, Airtel recorded 319,229 new data subscribers, Etisalat got 53,068 – a combined 20% of the remaining total figure. MTN in the same period lost over 6.5 million internet subscribers reducing from 39,924,737 to 33,356,595.
You can see the full report HERE.