Nigeria internet users decrease in June but Airtel lifts customer numbers

Thursday 2 August 2018 | 09:57 CET | News
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of internet users in the country decreased to 102.81 million in June from 103.15 million in May. According to the NCC, the number fell by 347,604. NCC said Airtel gained more internet subscribers during the month under review, while MTN, 9Mobile and Globacom were the big losers. 

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