The chances of Nigeria attaining its 70 per cent broadband penetration by 2025 are getting higher as the country recorded 2.13 per cent growth in one month. Data released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for September showed that 4.06 million new broadband users were recorded in the month. This brought the country’s penetration rate to 45.43 per cent as of September. According to the NCC’s data, 86.7 million Nigerians are now on broadband service.
While the country’s broadband growth had been at an average of one per cent monthly, the September figure came as the highest monthly growth ever recorded in the country’s broadband journey. While this is indicative of more Nigerians subscribing to 4G mobile service, the mobile network operators have been credited for the increase which is coming through their aggressive push for deployment of 4G service across the country…
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