The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday, said the active lines in the nation’s telecommunications industry stood at 146,561,744 in the month of May.
The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data.
”Active lines in Nigeria were 145,476,326 for the month of April. The figure increased by 1,085,418 in May”, the NCC said.
According to the data, 144,386,841 of the 146,561,744 active numbers subscribe to the Global System for Mobile Communications, GSM, network services.
The GSM operators increased their active customers by 1,329,607 as against the 143,057,234 subscribers they recorded in April.
The Code Division Multiple Access, CDMA, operators had 1,993,278 active users in May, indicating a decline of 241,024 from the 2,234,302 customers they had in April.
Also, the monthly subscriber data showed that the Fixed Wired/Wireless networks’ consumers reduced to 181,625 in May, after losing the 3,165 customers they recorded from the 184,790 data for April.