Nigeria attains 82.7m broadband subscriptions – Danbatta

Broadband penetration hits 40% plus

Subscriptions to broadband or high-speed Internet services in Nigeria have increased significantly to a peak of 82.7 million as at the end of August, 2020, according to the Nigerian Communications Commission. Umar Danbatta, the A of the Commission, disclosed this while speaking at a two-day first virtual Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) 2020 organised by InnovationHub Africa, which started on Tuesday, September 5, 2020. Meanwhile, Isa Pantami, the minister of communications and digital economy, who presented the keynote speech at the Summit, noted that Nigeria’s quest to become a truly digital…

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