Globacom has again recorded the highest figure in the latest statistics of Internet subscribers released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the month of June.
Generally, June was adjudged a tight month for the industry as the total number of internet subscribers dropped by a whopping 332,338 from 122,624,417 in May to 122,292,079 in June.
The saving grace against complete tumble in the sector were Globacom and Airtel who recorded subscriber gains, while the other operators recorded a loss.
Globacom gained a total of 196,816, moving from 28,825,533 data subscribers in May to 29,022,349 in June. Airtel also gained a total of 42,510 subscribers in the corresponding period.
Conversely, MTN recorded a loss of 178,103 subscribers, dropping from 52,433,020 in May to 52,254,917 in June. Nigeria’s fourth largest telecommunications operator, 9Mobile lost a whopping 310,924 data subscribers, dropping from 9,350,477 in May to 9, 039,553 in June.