Glo Leads In Internet Subscriber Acquisition

Nigeria's telecommunication company, Globacom, has topped gainers' chart in the latest statistics of Internet subscribers released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the month of June.
The report indicates a drop in the number of internet users in the country as against the previous month of May as the total number of internet subscribers dropped by a whopping 332,338 from 122,624,417 in May to 122,292,079 in June.
The bulwark against complete free fall came from Globacom and Airtel who recorded subscriber gains, while the other operators recorded a loss. Globacom gained a total of 196,816, moving from 28,825,533 data subscribers in May to 29,022,349 in June. Airtel gained a total of 42,510 subscribers in the corresponding period.

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Major Shakeup Hits MTN Nigeria

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Instagram Introduces Feature To Curb Cyber-Bullying

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NITDA,Huwawei Sign MoU on Digital Job Creation in Nigeria

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and China’s Huawei Information Communication Technology (ICT) Academy in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the creation of digital jobs in Nigeria.

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