Nigeria’s Active Voice Subscribers Hit 222,571,568 In Q4 2022


Total number of active voice subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2022 rose to 222,571,568 from the 195,463,898 reported in Q4 2021.

This was contained in a report tittled “Telecoms Data: Active Voice and Internet, Porting and Tariff Information Q4 2022”  released by National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) recently.

Analysing the report, it was showed a growth rate of 13.87 per cent in active voice subscribers in Q4 2022.

On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the NBS said the figure increased by 4.89 per cent.

Also, the statistical office said in Q4 2022, the total number of active internet subscribers stood at 154,847,901 from 141,971,560 reported in Q4 2021, showing an increase of 9.07 per cent. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, this grew by 1.35 per cent.

It said Bayelsa recorded the least with 1,571,692, followed by Ebonyi and Ekiti with 1,920,996 and 2,001,846 respectively.

The report disclosed that Lagos State had the highest number of active internet subscribers in Q4 2022 with 18,702,394, followed by Ogun with 9,206,614 and Kano with 8,470,131.

The telecoms company, MTN, had the highest share of subscriptions in Q4 2022.

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