By; PETER NOSAKHARE, Kaduna
Nigeria’s users of the Internet increased marginally to 98.3 million in December 2017, so the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC said.
NCC made this known to newsmen in Abuja at its monthly Internet Subscribers Data on Friday.
According to the data Airtel, MTN and Glo gained more Internet subscribers during the month in review while 9mobile was the big loser.
The data showed that overall Internet users increased by 98,391,456 in December from 94,818,553 in November showing an increase of 3,572,903.
The data breakdown also revealed that MTN gained the most with 2,642,666, new Internet users increasing its subscription in December to 36,069,597 from 33,426,931 in November.
It also revealed that 9mobile lost 68,341 Internet users in December falling from its subscription to 11,338,839 as against November when it recorded 11,407,180.
The report showed also that Airtel gained the most with 911,040 new users in December amounting to 23,985,203 users as against 23,074,167 users in November.