MTN, Glo record drop in internet subscription in June

Aug 02, 2018
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said the number of internet users in the country dropped in June by three hundred and forty seven thousand, six hundred and four (347,604) subscribers when compared with the previous month.
The NCC made this known in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for June 2018 on its website in Abuja.
The data revealed that the number of internet users in the country declined to One hundred and two million, eight hundred and five thousand, one hundred and twenty two (102,805,122) from One hundred and three million, one hundred and fifty two thousand, seven hundred and twenty six (103,152,726) recorded in May.
According to the data, MTN, Globalcom and 9Mobile emerged the top losers during the month, even as Airtel recorded increased number of internet subscribers.
MTN lost two hundred and fifty three thousand, six hundred and twelve (253,612) subscribers to record 38, 937,473 in the review month.
Also, Globalcom internet subscribers dropped by thirty six thousand, one hundred and eighty seven (36,187) to twenty six million, five hundred and seventy one thousand, two hundred and fifty four (26,571,254) internet users in June.
It said 9mobile lost 222,516 internet users in June decreasing its subscription to 10,585,346, while Airtel gained 162,711 new internet users, increasing subscription to its services from 26,548,338 million in May to 26, 711,049 in June.
Source: The Ripples
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