Friday, 17 March 2017

Nigerians Spent Over 3 Trillion Naira On Calls And Data In 2 Years

Recent statistics from Nigeria Communication Commission  shows that Nigerians consume a lot in calls and data. NCC said at the commission headquarters in Abuja that Nigerians had spent 3.66 Trillion Naira on telecommunication services in 2015 and 2016.

Prof. Umar Dambatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, said; Nigerians spent  $5.6 billion in 2015 and $6.6 billion in 2016 which is making $12.2 billion (3.6trillion naira) on calls and data at an average rate of N300.

The analysis shows that the N3.66 trillion spent by Nigerian Telecom subscribers are more than half of the 2017 annual budget of N7.298 trillion.

He said; Nigerians Telecom subscribers or consumers spent  $5.6 billion in 2015 and in 2016, it was topped with $1 billion which is making $6.6 billion.

NCC said that just as their patronage is important, the consumer will be our focus as they will keep bringing out new initiatives to achieve high quality of service by the service providers.

It also shows that 2017 has the most Telecom subscribers that consume a lot of data and calls in Nigeria.

We should be expecting a higher consumption rate for 2017.

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