In October, there were 214. 34 million active telecommunications subscribers. Since the country’s subscriber base peaked at 207. 58 million in October 2020, months before the SIM-NIN linkage, this is the greatest number of telecom subscribers ever recorded.
By 2025, the GSMA projects that 18 million additional Nigerians will sign up as individual telecom subscribers.
The bulk of internet services are accessed in Nigeria through mobile channels, making mobile connectivity the country’s central component of connectivity. According to GSMA, mobile connection will be essential in shaping the country’s new normal.
According to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, around 31. 6 million Nigerians continue to live in areas without access to telecommunications services.