According to the report, the 2019 Subscriber/Network Data Report that the total value of assets in the industry increased from N2.11trillion in 2018 to N2.91trillion as of the end of 2019.
In the report, MTN Nigeria stands twice as tall, having the highest value in assets in 2019 at N1.53trillion, showing a 63% increase compared to its N939.56billion reported in 2018.
In a similar vein, the total value added to Globacom’s assets as contained in the report as of the end of 2019 was N598.17billion, indicating a 1% growth in comparison to its N592.08billion in 2018.
Also, Airtel Nigeria’s worth grew by 43% in 2019 from N357.75billion in 2018 to N510.99billion as of the end of 2019.
Furthermore, EMTS popularly known as 9mobile increased in value, recording 33% growth in assets, N217.05billion in 2019 from N162.64billion reported in 2018.
MTN, Airtel, Glo, 3 Others Increases, Add N804.09 Billion To Worth
Smile Nigeria also smile in assets as it reached N22.9billion at the end of 2019, growing by 0.4% from N22.8billion recorded in 2018.
However, Ntel recorded 11% decline in the value of assets in 2019, from N34.23billion in 2018 to N30.58billion in 2019.
The NCC report revealed that the mobile operators as of December 2019 recorded total revenue of N1.96trillion as against N1.78trillion recorded in the Year 2018.
This reflects an increase of 10.11% of the total revenue recorded by mobile network operators.
MTN recorded the highest revenue in 2019 at N1.17tn, while Ntel recorded the lowest sum of N4.61bn as of the end of 2019.
EMTS recorded a decline of 18% in revenue generated year-on-year.
According to the report, the company’s revenue declined from N169.15bn in 2018 to N138.67bn as of the end of 2019.
The report stated that the total operating cost of the Mobile Network Operators declined from N1.40tn in 2018 to N1.39tn as of the end of 2019.
The industry regulator noted that Smile and Ntel recorded the highest percentage decline of 22% and 16% respectively in operating costs year-on-year.