Globacom adds 6 mln new subscribers in year to January, 9mobile is only loser

Tuesday 10 March 2020 | 10:07 CET | News
Airtel added 5.03 million customers during the year under review and reached 49.99 million subscribers, up from 44.97 million a year ago. MTN gained 4.03 million subscribers, giving it a total of 70.69 million GSM users, up from 66.67 million in January 2019.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 9Mobile / Airtel Nigeria / Globacom / MTN Nigeria / NCC
Countries: Nigeria
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