According to figures issued by the regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission, Nigeria’s telecom operators continue to excel in their operations and service delivery (NCC).
According to Technology mirror.com.ng figures on industry performance from April 2021 to March 2022 revealed excellent results in key areas of operations used to gauge industry performance.
the active telephony subscribers and teledensity, For example, are calculated on a monthly and annual basis, both improved, with the teledensity rising from 103.79 per cent in February 2022 to 104.54 per cent in March 2022, and the active telephony subscribers rising from 198,123,431 to 199,558,540 during the same period.
During the COVID-19 and post COVID-19 periods, as well as during NIN registration, the active telephony subscribers and teledensity curve had been on an up and downtrend.
Broadband subscriptions climbed from 78,082,273 in February 2022 to 80,678,301 in March 2022, while penetration increased from 40.91 per cent to 42.24 per cent during the same period.
On the contribution of the telecoms industry to the Gross Domestic Product, the NCC statistics showed a percentage increase from 11.94% in Q3 2021 to 12.61% in Q4 2021.
Also porting activities which is the number of numbers ported from another service provider’s network into a service provider’s own network continue to witness a decline dropping from 3,151 in February 2022 to 2,202 in March.