Airtel’s community customers dip



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    MTN, Airtel, Globacom and 9mobile are the key GSM suppliers in Nigeria

    The cellular quantity community customers that left Airtel’s community decreased once more by three,408, as in opposition to four,840 clients that abandoned the community in September.

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Saturday unveiled the exercise of suppliers in its “Incoming and Outgoing Porting Activities of Mobile Network Operators Report’’ posted on its web site.

    NCC mentioned that within the month of October, 2,777 clients moved from MTN Nigeria, exhibiting a lower of 1,848 subscribers, in opposition to four,625 that left the service supplier in September.

    Also, 2,409 subscribers moved from Globacom Nigeria in October, representing a lower of 1,905 clients that left the community, as in opposition to four,314 that left in September.

    It famous that 2,926 clients of 9mobile ported to different networks inside the similar interval, a rise of 162, compared with three,088 customers that left in September.

    In the incoming desk, 9mobile led with an extra four,579 clients becoming a member of its community in October.

    MTN Nigeria got here second on the gainers’ listing with 2,394 subscribers; 1,978 subscribers moved to Airtel Nigeria, whereas Globacom Nigeria received 762 clients.

    The report reveals that regardless of the mortgage reimbursement problem confronted by Etisalat Nigeria (now 9mobile), telecommunications customers nonetheless trust within the community, therefore, shifting to its companies.

    Nigeria’s Mobile Number Portability (MNP) actions carried out by telecommunications operators decreased to 19,419 in October.

    The fee mentioned, within the report, that 33,514 subscribers ported inside the networks in September, therefore, a lower of 14,095 actions in October.

    It additional mentioned that of the 19,419 porting actions in October, 9,713 had been “Incoming Porting Activities”, whereas 9,706 had been “Outgoing Porting Activities”.

    It mentioned that within the outgoing desk, 1,432 subscribers moved from Airtel Nigeria to different networks via MNP in October.

    NAN studies that the MNP was flagged off on April 22, 2013 by NCC, with the purpose of deepening competitors within the trade. (NAN)