Lagos State recorded the highest number of Voice and Internet subscribers in 2020, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. The state recorded about 24.88 million voice and 18.94 million internet subscribers during the year.
Generally, the telecom data report shows that the total number of mobile subscribers increased by 19.9 million subscribers from 184.7 million recorded in 2019 to 204.6 million in 2020.
Similarly, the total number of internet subscribers grew by about 30.2 million subscribers from 126.07 in 2018 to about 154.3 million in 2020.
The significant increase in both mobile and internet in 2020 can be traced to the increase in usage of gadgets and the internet due to the work from home policy induced by the covid-19 lockdown.
According to the report, the South West (SW) region has the largest amount of subscribes by geo-political zones. The six states in the region contributed about 58.34 million voice and 44.69 million internet subscribers.Follow us on social media