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Nigeria’s Active Internet Subscribers Increase To 164.4m In Q1 2024

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NIGERIA’s active internet subscribers increased by 4.33 per cent to 164,368,292 in the first quarter of 2024, from 157,551,104 in the corresponding quarter last year.

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, disclosed this on Monday in its Telecom Data report.

According to the report, the total number of active voice subscribers in Q1 2024 was 219,304,281, a drop from the 226,161,713 reported in Q1 2023.

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Quarter-on-quarter basis, active voice subscribers fell by 2.41 per cent.

On state profile analysis, Lagos had the highest number of active voice subscribers in Q1 2024 with 25,956,074, followed by Ogun with 12,672,990 and Kano with 11,931,128.

On the other hand, Bayelsa recorded the least with 1,608,473, followed by Ebonyi and Ekiti with 1,885,657 and 1,969,568, respectively.

Also, Lagos had the highest number of active internet subscribers in Q1 2024 with 18,841,943, followed by Ogun with 9,528,795 and Kano with 9,067,983.

Bayelsa recorded the least with 1,201,601, followed by Ebonyi and Ekiti with 1,401,626 and 1,545,729, respectively.

Industrial data in Nigeria’s telecom sector is generated by the Nigerian Communications Commission.

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