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Nigeria’s Internet Population Grows By 108.39%

According to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission, Nigerians with access to fast Internet have grown by 108.39 per cent in four years. The commission’s portal revealed that broadband penetration increased from 38.72 million (20.28 percent) in March 2018 to 80.68 million (42.27 percent) in March 2022. According to the ‘Nigerian National Broadband Plan (2020 […]Read More

Telecom Firms’ Diesel Cost Jumps By 233%

According to analysis and computation of data from Nigerian telecoms operators, the cost of powering telecommunication services with diesel has jumped by at least 233.33 percent in recent months to N30 billion monthly. The development brings the annual cost of powering telecoms services with diesel to N360 billion. The operators under the aegis of the […]Read More

Nigerians Drop 24.38 Million GSM Lines In Two Years 

An analysis of industry statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission has revealed that the number of GSM lines abandoned by Nigerians has grown by 24.38 million in two years. According to the report, in January 2020, there were 83.81 million unused lines in the nation.  By January 2022, the number had grown to 108.47 million.  […]Read More

Mobile Transactions Hit N8.07tn In Five years

According to the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System and Nigerian Communications Commission, mobile transactions in Nigeria have jumped by 4,009.58 percent to hit N8.07tn within a five-year period as the number of telecommunication subscribers rises by 34.91 per cent to 195,128,265. Reports on the mobile inter-scheme transaction data tracked on the NIBBS portal revealed that mobile […]Read More

MTN, Airtel Raked In N2.02tn From Airtime, Data

According to the financial statements, two telecommunication companies, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and Airtel Nigeria, have both raked in N2.02tn from airtime and data revenues in 2021. The amount indicates a 20.01 percent increase from the N1.68tn both companies made from airtime and data revenues in 2020. According to statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission, […]Read More

Only One Network Provider Recoded Increase In July

Latest report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has shown that Globacom (Glo) was the only network that recorded an increase in its subscriber base in July, 2021. This was according to the monthly subscribers’ report for July published on its website. NCC indicated that Glo moved from 50,130,540 in June, to 51,137,799 at the […]Read More

Nigeria’s Data Usage Increase By 202.08%

According to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission, data usage in Nigeria surged by 202.08 percent in three years. This is following the subscriber/network report of 2018, 2019, and 2020. Data usage rose from 68,154.12 terabytes in 2018 to 125,149.86TB in 2019 and 205,880.4TB in 2020. The total national and local outgoing voice calls were […]Read More

’25m Nigerians Unconnected To Telecoms Services’

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said 25 million, out of the 200 million Nigerians, are still not connected to telecoms services. This is coming about 20 years after the liberalisation of the telecoms sector. The NCC said it has brought down the figure of underserved and unserved from 217 access gap clusters to 114. The […]Read More

Telcos Lose Three Million Subscribers In April

Telecommunication companies in Nigeria have lost more than three million subscribers in the month of April 2021. This is according to new industry statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission. Subscriber base fell from 192,413,613 in March to 188,705,734 in April.  Globacom was the biggest loser with about 2 million subscribers lost; MTN lost about […]Read More

[Fact Check] All You Need To Know About The New

By now, many bank customers in Nigeria may have received the email or text from their banks notifying them of the charge on every USSD transactions. John Akubuiro told TwentyTen that he got an email from Access Bank titled “Important Update on USSD Transactions”. The mail informed him that a… You must be registered to […]Read More