The National Bureau of Statistics said the total number of active voice subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2022 rose to 222,571,568 from the 195,463,898 reported in Q4 2021.
This, the bureau said, indicated a growth rate of 13.87 per cent.
The bureau disclosed this in its “Telecoms Data: Active Voice and Internet, Porting and Tariff Information Q4 2022 report published Friday.
On a quarter-on-quarter basis, the NBS said the figure increased by 4.89 per cent.
Also, the statistical office said in Q4 2022, the total number of active internet subscribers stood at 154,847,901 from 141,971,560 reported in Q4 2021, showing an increase of 9.07 per cent. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, this grew by 1.35 per cent.