The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) today, November 1, revealed that the
number of internet users on Nigeria’s telecoms networks has hit 97.21 million, a major
improvement from the 95.37 million recorded in August.
The NCC disclosed this information via its Monthly Internet Subscriber Data for September, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria. According to the data revealed, internet users on both Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks, increased by 1.84 million in September. The data also showed that of the 97.21
million internet users in September, 97.06 million were on GSM networks, while 151,816
users were on CDMA networks.
However, the CDMA operators lost 367 internet users, after recording 151,816 in September, against 152,183 in August.
MTN has 41.84 million subscribers browsing the internet on its network. The regulatory body explained that MTN recorded an increase of 423,448 internet subscribers in September,
after recording 41.41 million in August.
Globacom has 21.89 million subscribers surfing the net on its network in September. About 20.77 million surfed the internet on the
network in August.