The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) data revealed that MTN had 30,300,705 subscribers browsing the internet on its network in the month under review. But recorded a drop of 714,700 internet subscribers in February after recording 31,015,405 in January.
The NCC’s record disclosure in its internet subscribers’ data for February showed that South African Telco, MTN lost 714,700 subscribers out of the total, making it the highest loser.
Furthermore, the publication indicated that internet users on both Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks dropped from 91,304,755 in January to 90,029,182 in February.
It also showed that, of the 90,029,182 internet users in February, 89,998,873 were on GSM networks, while 30,309 were on CDMA networks.
It showed that the GSM service providers lost 1,275,573 internet customers as they recorded 89,998,873 users in February as against 91,274,446 they recorded in January.
The CDMA operators retained 30,309 internet subscribers in February as recorded in January.
In the same vein: the data revealed also that Globacom had 26,932,485 customers surfing the net on its network in February, which indicated a decline of 143,787 users from the 27,076,272 who surfed the internet on the network in January.
Airtel is not left out, with 19,468,684 internet users in February, now reduced by 149,801, the number of customers in its January record of 19,618,485.
While the data also showed that Etisalat had 13,296,999 customers who browsed the internet in February. It recorded a decrease of 267,285 users from the 13,564,284 users it recorded in January.
The NCC data however revealed that the CDMA operators, Multi-Links and Visafone, had a joint total of 30,309 internet users on their networks in February, maintaining their January record.
According to the data, Visafone had 30,305 customers surfing the internet in February, while Multi-Links had four
All in all the Nigeria’s telecommunications networks lost 1,275,573 internet users in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed.