Africa’s largest mobile market, Nigeria currently has 120 million mobile subscribers, the Nigerian Communications Commission has recently revealed.
Currently, South African mobile operator, MTN is well in the lead ahead of other mobile operators in the country with over 55 million subscribers.
Nigerian owned mobile operator, Glo comes a distant second with over 25 million subscribers while Airtel has over 21 mobile subscribers.
Most Nigerian subscribers are on systems that use GSM technology and CDMA/PTO operators have been hardest hit by increasing competition.
The country’s top 5 mobile operators make up 117.41-million subscribers of Nigeria’s mobile landscape of 120.36-million.