According to data gathered by eMarkter, Nigeria now has the highest number of Internet users in Africa and it is ranked 10th in the World, with 57.7million internet users.
The research also revealed that the world will have 2.8billion internet users by the end of 2014 and it will experience more growth over the next 5years.
The growth is projected to reach 3.62billion Internet users by the end of 2018.
China has the highest internet penetration with over 643.6million users, followed by the US and India with 252.9% and 215.6Million internet users respectively.
According to the research, Nigeria has more internet users than advanced Countries like the UK and France; ranked 11th and 12th respectively.
Nigeria also has the highest internet penetration in Africa. Nigeria’s internet growth is expected to reach a whooping 84.3million users by the end of 2018.
Egypt is the second highest ranked African country on the global list (ranked 17th) with 36million users while South Africa is ranked 25th with 25million internet users
This impressive growth has been driven by increasing mobile penetration which has afforded more people access to the internet.Follow Us on Social Media