Broadband penetration in Nigeria now stands at 43.3 per cent, data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed. According to the latest industry statistics, the country in August inched towards its 90 per cent penetration target by 1.28 per cent in the month.
According to the NCC’s report, telecommunications operators in the country added 2.4 million subscriptions to their broadband database in the month to raise the figure from 80.2 million recorded in July to 82.6 million in August. Aside from the broadband subscriptions, telecommunications operators in the country have geometric growth in data service subscriptions.
The NCC’s data showed that the total number of subscriptions for data across mobile, fixed wired and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) also rose significantly in August to hit 149.7 million. According to the NCC’s report, the telecommunications operators added 2.6 million new internet customers in the month…
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