Globacom tops gainers’ chart in June internet subscriber acquisition



Globacom, the grandmasters of data, has again emerged as the number one telecommunications company in Nigeria in the area of acquisition of internet subscribers in the month of June.

Latest figures released by the industry regulator for the month of June showed that Globacom added a total of 272,674 new subscribers during the month, moving from 26,355,391 internet subscribers in May to 26,628,065 at the end of June.

Airtel came second with 17,325,423 subscribers in June, thus increasing its internet subscribers by 45,334, having ended the month of May with 17,280,089 internet subscribers.

The duo of Etisalat and MTN, however, recorded losses. Etisalat lost a total of 254,511 internet subscribers, moving from 15,508,024 internet subscribers the operator had in May to 15,253,513 at the end of June.

MTN Nigeria moved from 33,108,786 internet subscribers in May to 32,974,177 in June, thus losing a total of 134,609 internet subscribers.

The introduction of more customer-friendly products and services by Globacom and its significantly enhanced capacity could be responsible for the continuous increase in the number of new internet subscribers on the Globacom network. Prominent among these offerings are Thank Glo It’s Friday (TGIF) which gives Glo subscribers a massive 3GB of data on weekends at just N500, the  Jollific8, widely acclaimed to be the best value for money product in the industry and gives subscribers eight times the value of their recharge as well as the Data Overload.

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