The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the country’s mobile internet subscribers rose to 154.28 million in December 2022 — a 37 percent increase in eight years.
The commission said this in a recent update of industry statistics published on its website.
Of the total figure, mobile (GSM) accounted for 154.27 million subscribers — leaving fixed wire, and VoIP for the remaining subscribers.
According to the NCC data, the total number of active mobile internet subscribers increased to 154.28 million at the end of December 2022 — from 97.03 million recorded in December 2015.
By implication, this means that the country’s mobile internet subscribers increased by 57.24 million within the last eight years.