NCC: Internet users increased by over 3 million in December 2017


The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC says Internet users in the country increased by over 3 million in December 2017.

This was contained in the commission’s monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December 2017 on its website on Thursday in Abuja.

The data also showed that overall, internet users increased by 98,391,456 in December from 94, 818,553 in November showing an increase 3, 572,903.

According to the data, Airtel, MTN and Glo gained more internet subscribers during the month in review while 9mobile was the big loser.

The data breakdown revealed that MTN gained the most with 2,642.666, new internet users increasing its subscription in December to 36,069,597, from 33,426,931 in November.

It showed that 9mobile lost 68,341 internet users in December decreasing its subscription to 11,338.839 as against November when it recorded 11,407,180.

It said Airtel gained the most with 911,040 new internet users in December amounting to 23,985.203 users as against 23,074,163 users in November.

The data showed that Globacom also gained 87,538 new users in December as the figure recorded was 26,997,817 as against 26,910,279 in November.



Ngozi Okoye

Ngozi is a graduate of Mass Communication with a passion for Corporate communication, Public Relations and Broadcast Journalism. Her work experiences borders on PR, Corporate communications, Radio and TV/Online journalism. She is presently running a masters program in Mass Communication, majoring on Public relations.

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