The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Sunday, said the number of internet users on Nigeria’s telecoms networks has hit 97.21 million, up from the 95.37 million recorded in August.
This was contained in the commission’s Monthly Internet Subscriber Data for September, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Internet users on both Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) and Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) networks, increased by 1.84 million in September, the report stated.
The data showed that of the 97.21 million internet users in September, 97.06 million were on GSM networks, while 151,816 users were on CDMA networks. However, the CDMA operators lost 367 internet users, after recording 151,816 in September, against 152,183 in August.
MTN had 41.84 million subscribers browsing the internet on its network, recording an increase of 423,448 internet subscribers in September.
Globacom had 21.89 million subscribers surfing the net on its network in September. Airtel had 17.73 million internet users in September, increasing users by 235,941 in September.
Etisalat had 15.59 million customers who browsed the internet in September, adding 57,061 in the month of September.
The NCC data also revealed that the CDMA operators, Multi-Links and Visafone, had a joint total of 151,816 internet users on their networks in September.