Currently, Airtel has a total number of 123,327 subscribers more than Globacom that have kept that position for years while MTN gained 1,379 new subscribers with another 118,442 subscribers from Visafone, a CDMA network it acquired. There are now 174,668,626 active GSM lines in Nigeria currently and would likely add up soon.
Glo gained 118,087 new subscribers making it a total number of 46,713,068 GSM users while 9mobile lost 225,283 subscribers, dropping to 15,739,967 mobile users.
MTN retains the largest share of the market at 37.43% while Airtel at 26.81%.
Globacom holds 26.74% share of the market and would likely increase due to the update in the 4G LTE Band the just launched while 9mobile holds 9.01%
The total number of two Voice over Internet Protocol networks (VoIP) has grown from 165,333 users in June to 172,111 active users in July.
Meanwhile, smile Communications network subscribers increased with a number of 6,543 users to stand at 167,555 customers while Ntel added 235 users to stand at 4,556 subscribers.