FEATURED News NIN: Telcos lose 11.8 million subscribers March 30, 2021March 30, 2021 admin 0 Comments The number of telecom subscribers in the country has dropped by 11.84 million in four months, according to l statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The recent report revealed that telecommunications operators in the country recorded yet another loss of 4.13 million active subscribers in February 2021, as the industry recorded 195.73 million GSM users in the month. The telcos had lost 46,648 subscribers in November 2020, followed by a drop of 3.38 million subscribers in December 2020 and then a loss of 4.29 million subscribers in January 2021. The four major telecoms service providers also recorded zero porting activities, following the NCC’s directive in December for the telcos to suspend sales, registration and activation of new SIM cards, hindering porting activities as well. A further breakdown of subscriber statistics showed that Airtel once again lost the highest number of subscribers in February. The telco dropped by 1.99 million subscribers from 53.42 million subscribers in January to 51.43 million customers. MTN followed with a loss of 1.68 million subscribers. It had 79.03 million subscribers in January, but the figure fell to 77.34 million in February. Globacom lost 415,071 subscribers, recording a total of 54.17 million subscribers as against 54.59 million users in January.