The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that as of the end of 2022, there were 222.6 million telephone subscribers in Nigeria and the number of subscribers continues to increase. 


The 2022 figure indicated an increase of 27.1 million subscribers over the 195.5 million subscribers recorded at the end of 2021.


The NBS disclosed the figures in its Telecoms Data: Active Voice and Internet per State, Porting and Tariff Information report for the last quarter of 2022, released in Abuja on Monday.


The report showed that the figure for the last quarter of 2022 represented a 13.87 per cent rise in voice subscriptions on a year-on-year basis.


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