For the fisrt time since August 2019, Nigeria recorded a drop in the total number of connected mobile lines. From a total of 174,012,136 active users in January, the statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows a drop to 173,670,035 at the end of February. MTN Nigeria lost the highest number of lines –… Read More »Mobile lines in Nigeria drop in February 2019


Mobile lines in Nigeria drop in February 2019

For the fisrt time since August 2019, Nigeria recorded a drop in the total number of connected mobile lines. From a total of 174,012,136 active users in January, the statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) shows a drop to 173,670,035 at the end of February.

MTN Nigeria lost the highest number of lines – about a million. Airtel added les than 5,000 new lines, while 9mobile and Glo added 345,000 and 400,000 respectively.


Still, MTN remained Nigeria’s largest mobile operator by number of active lines.

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