Nigeria’s Telecom Industry Records 224.7 Million Active Subscribers As MTN Maintains Dominance

The size of Nigeria’s telecommunication subscribers rose to 224.7 million active subscribers last year, according to an official report.

The National Bureau of Statistics said in its ‘Telecoms Date for Q4, 2023’ that the total number of active voice subscribers grew by 0.96 per cent to 224,713,710 in Q4 2023 from 222,571,568 recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2022.

According to the NBS, in Q4 2023, the total number of active internet subscribers stood at 163,838,439 from 154,847,901 reported in Q4 2022.

Active data grew significantly by 5.81 per cent year on year while on a quarter-on-quarter basis, it rose by 2.29 per cent.