How telecoms operators in Nigeria performed in 2019

The share of telecom’s contribution to the Nigerian economy stood at 9.20% as of Q3 2019, according to a report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The mobile (GSM) sub-sector controls 99.80% of the contribution. According to the subscriber statistics, MTN Nigeria maintains its lead as the largest telecoms service provider in the country with 68.76 million subscribers, representing 4.6%…

9mobile loses 2.7m subscribers in 2019

9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth-largest telecoms service provider, lost 2,743,322 subscribers between January and December 2019. According to recent subscriber statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telco’s share of the market dropped to 7.4%. In January 2019, the telco had 16,385,317 subscribers and by December, the figure had dropped to 13,641,995. Apart from the period between January and…