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NCC announce MTN Nigeria to be the largest telecommunication network in Africa

Nigeria is home of network, recently many network provider surface and these has brought about competition over the year. But the fact is we only have strong four network in Nigeria leaving aside other MTN, Glo, 9Mobile and Airtel.

All the networks are doing great data wise or low call plans, recently NCC has announced MTN Nigeria to be the largest telecommunication in Africa, why?

These was noticed on telecoms regular's monthly subscriber/operators website where NCC declared MTN Nigeria to have had 52.3 million subscribers as of December 31, 2017, with 42.1 market share with profit of $278.2 million net income from last 2017.

The company added 2.5 million new subscribers between June and December 2017 in Nigeria and recorded a total of 217.2 million globally at the end of the financial year.

MTN Nigeria was fined $5.1 billion by NCC for failing to disconnect improperly registered SIM cards. This action greatly affected MTN Nigeria company’s finances in 2015 to 2016. However, the financial result has shown that MTN has bounce back to profitability and has addressed the situation.

MTN has really edge out others despite the challenges they are finally back to the top and these has grant them open announcement to be the first larger telecom operator in Africa. Glo and Airtel are doing well though while 9mobile fell by a little more than 200,000 subscribers due to instability , hoping to see them coming out strong this month and this year.

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