Nigeria’s Mobile Phone Subscription Hits 147m – NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said the country’s phone subscriptions have reached 147 million as at January this year.
The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, disclosed this during the NCC Special Day at the ongoing 29th Enugu International Trade Fair.
The fair was organised by the Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Mines, Industries and Agriculture (ECCIMA).
Danbatta, who was represented by the NCC Director of Public Affairs, Mr. Tony Ojobo, said the country’s social media space had continued to thrive.
“Our statistics continue to show positive movement in the provision of services with internet and phone penetrations standing at over 100 million and 147 million subscribers respectively in January 2018.
“With broadband penetration of 21 per cent, Nigeria’s social media space has continued to thrive and citizens are enjoying access to modern ways of interaction in the cyberspace,” he said.