The National Bureau of Statistics has reported that the total number of active voice subscribers in Q2 2022 was 206,449,125, higher relative to 187,611,501 in Q2 2021. This represents a 10.04% rise on a year-on-year basis.
However, on a quarter-on-quarter basis, growth stood at 3.45%, an increase from the 199,558,540 subscribers recorded in Q1 2022.
Similarly, a total of 151,332,090 active internet subscribers were recorded in Q2 2022 from the 140,175,169 reported in Q2 2021. This indicates a growth rate of 7.96% on a year-on-year basis. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, growth stood at 3.76%.
On state profile analysis, Lagos had the highest number of active voice subscribers in Q2 2022 with 25,002,808, followed by Kano with 12,499,401 and Ogun with 12,288,042. On the other hand, Bayelsa recorded the least with 1,530,739, followed by Ekiti with 1,775,647, and Ebonyi with 1,840,443.
Also, Lagos State stood top with active internet subscribers of 18,441,791, followed by Kano with 9,255,299 and Ogun with 9,151,148. On the other hand, Bayelsa had the least with 1,126,076, followed by Ebonyi and Ekiti with 1,319,005 and 1,380,154 respectively.
MTN had the highest share of subscriptions in Q2 2022.