Nigeria Now Has 210 Million Active Mobile Subscribers – NCC
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has put the number of active mobile subscribers in Nigeria at 210 million as at August this year.
The commission executive chairman, Prof. Umar Dambatta, stated this on Monday at the NCC day at the 43rd Kano international trade fair.
Dambatta, represented by the deputy director, consumer affairs of the commission, Mr Banji Ojo, said that internet subscribers in the country had exceeded 152.2 million with a broadband penetration of 44.56 per cent.
According to him, “information and communication technology is not the only fastest growing industry but it is also an important enabler of innovation and development.