Nigeria’s Active Telecoms Users Increase By 340,525 In January – NCC


The GSM operators’ active customers increased by 341,557 from the 148,681,362 subscribers they recorded in the month of December.

The Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operators had 2,147,982 active users in January, indicating a decrease of 745 from the 2,148,727 customers they had in December.

Also, the monthly subscriber data showed that the Fixed Wired/Wireless networks’ consumers decreased to 186,868 in January, as they lost 287 customers to their record of 187,155 in December.

The chart revealed that the teledensity of the country’s telecommunications industry increased to 108.11 per cent in January, from 107.87 per cent in the month of December.

NAN reports that the teledensity statistics measure the percentage of a country’s population with access to telecommunications services as determined from the subscriber base.

Nigeria’s teledensity is currently calculated by the NCC on a population of 140 million people.

NAN also reports that there is an increase of 0.24 per cent in the teledensity of Nigeria in January. (NAN)

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