- Internet Users Rise By 11.15 Million In 10 Months – NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that the number of active Internet users increased by 11.15 million to hit 122.79 million in September 2019.
This indicated an increase of 10 percent compared with the 111.63 million Internet users recorded in December 2018.
Out of the 11.15 million new internet users, MTN has the highest number of 7.78 million users during the period under review, increasing its subscription in September to 51.68 million from 43.9 million in December 2018.
Also, the 800 MHz spectrum owned by MTN gained 83,210 Internet users.
According to the report made available on Friday, Airtel followed with 3.44 million new Internet users, increasing its subscription to 33.20 million in September as against 29.76 million recorded in December 2018.
However, 9mobile lost about 1.45 million new Internet users as its subscription decreased to 8.47 million from 9.92 million in 10 months.
Globacom gained 1.31 million new Internet users in 10 months to reach 29.37 Internet subscribers in September from 28.05 users in December last year.