Inactive telephone lines in Nigeria have reduced from 76,164,149 in July to 73,885,542 in August, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.
Its monthly subscriber data released yesterday on its website, indicated there was a reduction of 2,278,607 inactive numbers within the period. The data showed that of the 226,686,390 connected telephone numbers, only 152,800,848 lines were being put to use.
It stated that of the 73,885,542 inactive numbers, the Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) networks had a share of 70,410,670 while the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA mobile) operators had a share of 3,279,179 and the Fixed Wired/Wireless networks had a total of 187,443 unused lines. Read more