From MTN Nigeria, to Airtel Nigeria, Globacom and 9mobile, none gained additional subscribers in the month of February as about 4.12 million dumped network providers within 28 days, according to statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The industry ended January with a total of 199.86 million telephone subscribers, but recorded a significant decline in the market base, after dropping to 195.73 million subscriber base the next month.
Analysis of the NCC industry statistics showed Airtel Nigeria lost the highest number of subscribers in the month of February, as the company’s base dwindled to 51.43 million from 53.42 million subscribers.
Last month, MTN Nigeria lost 1.68 million subscribers, making the company the second highest loser in February. Its subscriber base declined to 77.34 million, against the 79.03 million in the preceding month.
Globacom also recorded reduction in subscriber base which fell to 54.17 million during the month under review, having hit 54.59 million in January. The decline represents 415,071 subscriber loss in one month.
Surprisingly, 9mobile lost the lowest subscribers in February, as 35,693 of them dumped the company that has been struggling to retain its users. 9mobile’s subscriber base dwindled to 12.77 million from 12.80 million.No tags for this post.