Some 1.5 million new subscribers were added to the country’s network in August, increasing the number of active subscriptions from 187.8 million in July to 189.3 million a month after.
August subscription statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) showed that the new additions to the networks deepened the country’s teledensity by 0.79 per cent with penetration rising from 98.39 per cent in July to 99.18 per cent a month after.
Teledensity is the number of telephone connections for every hundred individuals living within an area. It varies widely across the nations and also between urban and rural areas within a country. Telephone density has significant correlation with the per capita GDP of the area. It is also used as an indicator of the purchasing power of the middle class of the country or specific region…
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