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Nigeria's mobile subscriber base hits 63 mln

Thursday 5 March 2009 | 09:22 CET | News
Nigeria's mobile subscriber base reached 62.99 million at the end of 2008, up 55.9 percent annually. The country's regulator, the NCC said on a quarterly basis, net additions stood at 7.15 million, only just short of the national record of 7.38 million, set in Q2 2008. According to the regulator, market leader MTN had 23.08 million customers at the end of the year, after having seen a quarterly increase of 2.91 million. In second place, Zain had just under 17.2 million customers. It overtook Glo Mobile in the third quarter last year, due to the latter's loss of customers. In the fourth

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Globacom / MTN Nigeria / Visafone / Zain Nigeria
Countries: Nigeria
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