The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) last week disclosed that the Nigerian internet users have increased slightly to 98.1 million as at December 2017.
The information was released by NCC last week in its Monthly Internet Subscriber’s Data for December 2017 in Abuja.
According to the data, Airtel, MTN and GLO gained more internet subscribers during the month in review while 9mobile was way out of the league.
The data showed that the overall internet users were 98,391,456 in December with an increase of 3, 572,903 from 94,818,553 in November showing an increase.
The data breakdown shows MTN gaining the most with 2,642.666 new internet users increasing its subscription in December to 36,069,597, from 33,426,931 in November.
The stat revealed that 9mobile lost 68,341 internet users in December decreasing its subscription to 11,338.839 as against November when it recorded 11,407,180. Airtel gained the most with 911,040 new internet users in December amounting to 23,985.203 users as against 23,074,163 users in November.
The data breakdown also showed that Globacom gained 87,538 new subscribers in December as the figure recorded was 26,997,817 as against 26,910,279 in November.