Nigeria Overtakes S’Africa as Largest African Telecoms Market

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa to become the Middle East and African region’s largest market in the first quarter.The country has further stretched its lead in the latest period, passing the 50m milestone and ending the quarter with 51.7m mobile connections. Nigeria at the end of August hit the 55 million subscriber mark according to Engr Ernest Ndukwe, Vice Chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC).To read more of this This Day article, see www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=124678 or allafrica.com/stories/200810090396.html.

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