Despite boasting a less than 50 percent broadband penetration, Nigeria’s data usage increased by 413.79 percent as 41.38 million subscribers joined the nation’s Internet population in four years, according to data from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Nigeria’s Internet data usage increased from 68,154.12 terabytes in 2018 to 350,165.39 terabytes in 2021 based on industry statistics from the NCC. Within the time under review, broadband penetration increased from 19.97 percent (38.12 million) in January 2018 to 40.88 percent (78.04 million).
When data usage increased from 68,154.12TB in December 2018 to 125,149.86TB as of December 2019, the NCC had said, “The increase in data usage is directly linked to the increased Broadband penetration in the country within the year.
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