As at December 2012, Mobile Connected Lines in Nigeria Hit 151.7 Million – NCC


The latest subscriber data released by the Commission has shown that Nigeria’s telecommunications industry’s teledensity has hit 80.85 per cent, while the total number of mobile connected lines in the country has climbed to 151.7 million as at December, 2012.
The country’s telecoms teledensity grew from 68.6 per cent in January 2012 to 80.8 percent by December, while the total connected lines rose from 128 million to 151.7 within the same period.
Teledensity is the number of landline telephones in use for every 100 individuals living within an area. A teledensity greater than 100 means there are more telephones than people.
Furthermore, the Commission’s statistics explained that from the 151.7 million, the active mobile subscriptions in the country stood at 113.1 million. The GSM operators have 109.8 million subscribers; the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) operators have 2.9 million subscriptions while the Fixed Wired/Wireless operators can only lay claims to…

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