Nigeria’s internet user base surges to 159.5 million in July 2023
This figure only represents a marginal 0.02% increase compared to the 159.4 million recorded in June.
In July 2023, active internet subscriptions in Nigeria reached 159.5 million across mobile, fixed, and VOIP networks, as reported by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This figure only represents a marginal 0.02% increase compared to the 159.4 million recorded in June.
Among internet service providers, mobile giants such as MTN, Airtel, Globacom, and 9mobile continued to dominate the market with a collective total of 158.9 million internet subscriptions, while other providers struggled to reach a million connections.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) operators like Smile Communications and Ntel accounted for 326,241 internet connections as of July. Additionally, other internet service providers (ISPs) were responsible for 204,810 internet subscriptions, with this figure based on data from December 2022, as per the NCC.
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