Bharti Airtel now second largest telecoms operator in Nigeria…
Fresh statistics from Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC), the market regulator, show a continued growth trajectory placing Airtel as the second largest telecommunications services provider in terms of customers. This means that Airtel has now leapfrogged Glo to second largest network by customer numbers. According to the report published on the website of the NCC, Airtel Nigeria, as at February 2014 recorded total customer number of 26, 194, 336.00 while Glo, MTN and Etisalat finished at 24, 490, 650.00, 57, 183, 745.00 and 18,119,397.00, respectively.
Since the launch in 2010, Airtel has invested over $1.7bn dollars to expand network capacity and deepen quality in Nigeria, in a bid to achieve world-class service quality. The company’s launch of its market-leading 3.75G service in March 2012 and the subsequent roll-out, has offered unparalleled, high-speed mobile Internet, across the 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.
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Posted on April 4, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged Abuja, Africa, Airtel Nigeria, Asia, Bharti Airtel, Christian de Faria, Credit Suisse, Federal Capital Territory, global financial-services group, global telecommunications services provider, high-speed mobile Internet, market leadership, NCC, network, network experience, Nigeria, Nigerian Communications Commission, Segun Ogunsanya, telecoms landscape, world-class service quality. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.