Nigeria’s Internet Users Fall to 93.2 Million in October Reasons will shock you


Mobile internet users in Nigeria seem to be migrating to the Global Communication network probably due to the cheap prices.

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Tuesday said the number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks had reduced to 93.2 million by October.

The telecommunications industry umpire made the disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for October.

The data revealed that internet users on both Global System for Mobile communications and Code Division Multiple Access networks had decreased by 391,679 in October.

It showed that of the 93.2 million internet users in October, 93.1 million were on GSM networks, while 38,309 users were on CDMA networks. Also, the GSM service providers lost 378,015 internet customers after recording 93.1 million users in October, as against 93.5 million it recorded in September.

The CDMA operators lost 13,664 internet users, after recording 38,309 in October, against 51,973 recorded in September. The data revealed that MTN had 32.4 million subscribers browsing the internet on its network.

It explained that MTN recorded a decrease of 306,480 internet subscribers in October, after recording 32.7 million in September. According to the data, Globacom has 27.2 million customers surfing the net on its network in October, giving an increase of 297,623 users, from the 26.9 million that surfed the internet on the network in September.

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