₦airaland Forum

Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,038,381 members, 4,366,880 topics. Date: Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 08:36 PM

Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month - Phones - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Science/Technology / Phones / Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month (11724 Views)

Telcos Lose 14.3 Million Subscribers In 10 Months / Telcos Lose 5.2m Subscribers In One Month / MTN Loses 5 Million Subscribers In Nigeria (1) (2) (3) (4)

(0) (1) (Reply) (Go Down)

Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Gurusizkid(m): 8:12am On Sep 14, 2017
• Service providers growth contracts as teledensity falls to 99%

Although the telecommunications sector added about N1.5trillion to Nigeria’s economy in the second quarter (Q2), but growth of the service providers however contracted.

Checks by The Guardian showed that the number of active telephone lines plummeted by four million between June and July. Subscriptions to telephone services fell from 143 million in June to 139 million in July. The four million drop in active telephone subscriptions increased inactive lines to 16 million in seven months.

As expected, the continuous fall has also impacted teledensity, which fell from 110 per cent in January to 99 per cent by July. Telephone density is the number of telephone connections for every hundred individuals living within an area. It varies widely across the nations, and also between urban and rural areas within a country.


Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) showed that the growth of the four GSM operators contracted collectively by a negative 21.54 per cent.

Individual statistics of the service providers showed that by the end of Q2, MTN recorded -12.08 per cent growth; Globacom saw -0.22 per cent; Airtel had -1.53 per cent, and 9mobile down by -8.15 per cent.

The NCC statistics showed that MTN still controlled the market with 35.8 per cent market share and 49.7 million subscribers. It is followed by Globacom with 37 million subscribers and 26.8 per cent market share. Airtel controls 24 per cent of the market with 34.1 million subscribers. 9mobile has 12.7 market share with 17.6 million after losing between three million and four million customers during the controversies that surrounded its protracted $1.2billion syndicated loans from 13 banks.

At a recent interaction with journalists, in Lagos, NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Stakeholders Management (ECSM), Sunday Dare, confirmed that the Commission was aware of the loss in mobile subscriptions in the country, occasioned by the economic crunch.


https://m.guardian.ng/technology/operators-lose-4m-subscribers-in-one-month/

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by falconey(m): 10:50am On Sep 14, 2017


The economy is still in mess despite FG claim we are out of recession, thanks to Tottenham Vs Dortmund last night I won #4,300 If not no hope to surf the internet this week.

29 Likes 1 Share

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by modelmike7(m): 10:50am On Sep 14, 2017
That's massive

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by omophunky(m): 10:50am On Sep 14, 2017
This is just the beginning




Glo should just unblock the cheat they block that's all.

4 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by damibravo(m): 10:50am On Sep 14, 2017
falconey:
f

For Fish

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by obaival(m): 10:51am On Sep 14, 2017
H

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by oluwapoju(m): 10:52am On Sep 14, 2017
Handiwork of GLO

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by SamzackD(m): 10:53am On Sep 14, 2017
angry

What did they expect will happen after hiking the price of data for no just reason

3 Likes 2 Shares

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by aguiyi2: 10:53am On Sep 14, 2017
Why won't it fall?,they have to feel what the masses are feeling too.As e don eyes,it must touch nose.

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by ican2020: 10:53am On Sep 14, 2017
people use money for better things

3 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by SirRuby(m): 10:53am On Sep 14, 2017
well, the economy is biting hard on people, I guess those with more than one SIM cards are now focusing on just one.
No more wastage.

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Truepee(m): 10:54am On Sep 14, 2017
Is nnamdi kanu still alive...

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Fernandowski(m): 10:54am On Sep 14, 2017
This one weak me

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by falconey(m): 10:54am On Sep 14, 2017
damibravo:

For Fish

He be like say your brain leave you go toilet.

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by seuncyber(m): 10:55am On Sep 14, 2017
K

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by quisera(m): 10:55am On Sep 14, 2017
it's not surprising

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Nobody: 10:56am On Sep 14, 2017
4 million sub to whom?

2 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Feranchek(m): 10:57am On Sep 14, 2017
Who noticed the biggest loosers EMPTYHEN!!!! In Psquare's voice ''I like it!!''

E good for them. So upon all the daylight robbery wey emptyhen dey do, dem still loose for market. Ori grandma mi lo mu won! Awon ole jati jati. Iranu oshi.

Wo, ogun in collabo with amadioha via the thunderous connection of sango, go bring down ALL their mast in just ONE night!

3 Likes

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by xwin(m): 10:57am On Sep 14, 2017
falconey:


He be like say your brain leave you go toilet.
savage you are! grin
falconey:


He be like say your brain leave you go toilet.
savage you are!

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by oluwadiyar: 10:57am On Sep 14, 2017
there network is very bad

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Tobiemmanuel007: 10:59am On Sep 14, 2017
falconey:


The economy is still in mess despite FG claim we are out of recession, thanks to Tottenham Vs Dortmund last night I won #4,300 If not no hope to surf the internet this week.
me also wink

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by 400billionman: 11:00am On Sep 14, 2017
Noo. e never start.

NCC, MTN and other providers must raise call and data tariff..

We dey wait..

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by FILEBE(m): 11:01am On Sep 14, 2017
We were jejely enjoying our 1k- 3gb data plan before u guys changed it to 1k - 1.5gb abi?

Una never lose.

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Tobiemmanuel007: 11:01am On Sep 14, 2017
omophunky:
This is just the beginning




Glo should just unblock the cheat they block that's all.
. what cheat is dat

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by buffalowings: 11:02am On Sep 14, 2017
Glo has resorted to bribery

For five days now
My browsing speed has been outa this world

cool
Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Gurusizkid(m): 11:04am On Sep 14, 2017
omophunky:
This is just the beginning



Glo should just unblock the cheat they block that's all.
grin

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by iamchybs(m): 11:04am On Sep 14, 2017
They even still have this much subscribers because they are yet to inflate call and data tariff.

Once that is done... Numbers will still drop.

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by Ahmeduana(m): 11:05am On Sep 14, 2017
Gurusizkid:



https://m.guardian.ng/technology/operators-lose-4m-subscribers-in-one-month/
WHY WON'T THEY LOSE, WHEN THEY CHOOSE TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL CRIMINALS, IMAGINE ETISALAT CHARGING 80kobo SECONDS, AND AS FOR GLO, IS BETTER TO SEEK NETWORK FROM TORTOISE THAN FROM THAT GOD FORSAKEN NETWORK, MTN WILL STEAL YOUR MONEY WITH IMPUNITY, NOW TELL WHY SUBSCRIBES WON'T STOP PATRONISING IF THEY ALSO EXPERIENCE THESE PROBLEMS THAT I EXPERIENCE? and you can only cheat nigerians ones.

4 Likes 1 Share

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by silasweb(m): 11:05am On Sep 14, 2017
That is a lot

1 Like

Re: Telcos Lose 4 Million Subscribers In One Month by SamzackD(m): 11:05am On Sep 14, 2017
MrUgooo34565433:
Fixed games are REAL but hard to get through and are not pulled out often.
Today's game have been fixed
see details below
angry

Why do I feel people still patronize this guy, cause that's the only reason why he will be this persistent after all the bans

1 Like

(0) (1) (Reply)

Top 6 Affordable Bluetooth Accessories You Can Get For Your Android Smartphone / New MTN WOW Weekend Promo! / How To Function In A Whatsapp Group?

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (0) (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2018 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 99
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.