Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reported that Internet users in Nigeria increased to 103.6 million in July, up from the 102,805,122 users in June.
The increase represents 866,656 month-on-month growth.

The industry regulator in its Monthly Internet Subscribers report released on Wednesday in Abuja, stated that Airtel, MTN and Globacom gained more internet subscribers during the month under review while 9mobile was the biggest loser.

A further analysis of the report indicated that Globacom gained the most with 574,821 new internet users, increasing its subscription in July to 27,146,075, up from 26,571,254 in June.

However, 9mobile lost 218,086 internet users in July, decreasing its subscription to 10,367,260, as against June when it recorded 10,585,346.

NCC reported further that MTN also gained 134,171 new users in the month under review, increasing its subscription to 39,071,670 as against 38,937,473 in the preceding month.

The Commission disclosed also that Airtel gained 375,754 new internet users in July, totalling 27,086,773 as against 26,711,049 in June.