Over 5,800 Airtel subscribers ported out of the network in the second quarter of 2018, making it the network with the largest number of subscribers who opted out. Glo followed suit with over 5,400 subscribers who left the network within the same period. Also, EMTS(9 Mobile) recorded over 5,100 total subscribers who opted out of the network. However, MTN recorded a little over 3,800 subscribers who ported out of the network.
In contrast, EMTS(9 Mobile) recorded the highest number of “porting-in” with over 5,300 network subscribers. MTN followed suit with more than 5,200 subscribers who opted for the network. 4,500 customers ported to Airtel while Glo had the least numbers with a little more than 3,000 subscribers who ported to the network.
In total, EMTS(9 Mobile) recorded over 10,400 porting activities(porting-in exceeded porting out) which was the highest recorded by any telecommunications company. This was followed by Airtel which recorded over 10, 300 porting activities(porting-out exceeded porting in) and MTN which recorded 8,600 porting activities with porting-in exceeded porting out. Glo experienced the lowest number, with about 8,500 porting activities (porting in exceeding porting out).
Cumulatively, a total of 38,000 porting activities were carried out within the four main Nigerian telecommunications companies