In Q1 2022, a total of 199,558,540 active voice subscribers were recorded compared to 192,413,613 in Q1 2021, latest data by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. This represents a 3.71 per cent rise in voice subscriptions year-on-year.
On a quarter-on-quarter basis, growth stood at 2.09 per cent.
Similarly, a total of 145,851,496 active internet subscribers were recorded in Q1 2022 compared to 144,949,194 in Q1 2021. This represents a 0.62 per cent increase in active internet subscriptions Year-on-Year.
On state analysis, Lagos had the highest number of active voice subscribers in Q1 2022 with 24,226,878, followed by Kano with 11,666,630 and Ogun with 11,537,006. Bayelsa State had the least with 1,445,123, followed by Ekiti with 1,786,160.
Again, Lagos state stood top for active internet subscriptions recorded at 17,839,569, followed by Ogun with 8,538,812 and Kano with 8,364,587.
On the other hand, Bayelsa had the least with 1,043,059, followed by Ebonyi and Ekiti with 1,230,081 and 1,373,888 respectively. However, MTN had the highest share of subscriptions in Q1 2022.