TECH: Top 16 Internet Service Providers In Nigeria 2023

Many businesses and individual internet users are concerned about which Internet service provider (ISP) to select.

An Internet Service Provider is a corporation that offers Internet access and services to people and businesses.

ISPs may also offer software packages (like as browsers), e-mail accounts, and the ability to create a personal website or home page. ISPs can host websites for businesses as well as construct them themselves.

ISPs are all linked to one another via network access points, which are public network facilities on the Internet backbone.

1. Spectranet Ltd

The Nigerian Communications Commission has licensed Spectranet as an ISP. It was granted an operating license in 2009 to market Internet services in Nigeria. Spectranet was the first Internet Service Provider in Nigeria to introduce 4G LTE internet service, and it aspires to be a market leader in the Internet Services sector.

Client Base: As of Q3 2022, it had 287,075 connected subscribers, 115,103 of whom were active. It gains 648 points of presence.


2. Tizeti Network Ltd                 

Tizeti is a fixed wireless broadband Internet service provider (ISP or WISP) in Africa that uses wireless to give limitless internet access to household and small business users. Tizeti is currently active in the following cities: Lagos, Ogun, Edo, Port Harcourt, Benin, Oyo, and Accra. Tizeti connects its Solar Powered Towers to customer premise equipment on client buildings via the 5.4GHz Wi-Fi and 3.5GHz 4G LTE bands. Wireless internet propagation is limited to direct line of sight and does not penetrate buildings or windows. Customers access the service through wi-fi routers installed within their buildings.

It is an ISP that demonstrated 5G in Nigeria in 2021 at its neXTGEN Tech Conference.

Tizeti has 39,410 connected subscribers, 18,243 active customers, and 131 POP, according to statistics on the NCC website.


3. ipNX Nigeria Ltd

ipNX is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing information and communications technology firms, providing innovative, world-class services to enterprises, small businesses, and citizens.

Its success stems from the team’s ability to understand, meet, and surpass today’s market needs, as evidenced by over a decade of expertise.

ipNX is a pioneer and leading Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) operator in Nigeria, offering a variety of solutions to various industries and market segments through the use of industry-leading technology (such as its own Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) cable technology) as the core access network infrastructure and fixed wireless radio services (via licensed frequency).

In order to service vital commercial and suburban areas, the Internet Service Provider also offers additional IT solutions.

ipNX has 19,068 Connected Subscribers, 13,104 Active Customers, and 53 Points of Presence.


4. Astramix Ltd

Having its headquarters at Zinna Court, 21 Mamman Nasir Street, Asokoro, FCT, Abuja, Astramix Limited aspires to be Nigeria’s leading Internet Broadband and Data provider.

The company uses first-rate communication technology to provide market-leading data solutions that are reliable, uninterruptible, and efficient. Astramix is growing its markets and operations bases to deliver uninterrupted connectivity to Nigeria’s business and private sectors, using Grade ‘A’ brands as its exclusive sources of airtime, hardware, and technology.

Astramix has 15,040 subscribers who are connected. There are 15,040 of them at its 5 Points of Presence.


5. VDT Comms Ltd

VDT is one of Nigeria’s most prestigious Internet Service Providers. VDT specializes in providing Enterprise Wide Area Network (WAN) and Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) link connectivity via Fiber Optic and Wireless Communication infrastructure and access networks as a licensed Private Network service provider.

VDT provides Broadband communication services to business companies through leased Fiber Optic trunks to thirty-six (36) Nigerian states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and counting, with localised technical support workers.

VDT is an ISO 9001:2015 (Certificate #: BN5966/6288:0313) and ISO/IEC 20000-2018 (Certificate # ITMS 621838) certified firm.

This award recognizes our capacity to meet and exceed client expectations by conferring the global mark of process quality standard compliance.

Base of customers: According to available data, VDT Communications has 12,767 connected users and 7,294 active subscribers. Although VDT seems to have 59 Points of Presence on NCC’s website, the firm claims their POP has climbed to 145.


6. Suburban Broadband Ltd          

With the intention of making a difference, I entered the Nigerian telecommunications sector, providing intelligence, statistical analysis, advice, and network services. It began supplying intercity and international transmission services to mobile phone operators, establishing Suburban as the industry leader in this category with a 60% market share from 2003 to 2006.

In less than 5 years, the industry advanced to the forefront of industry innovation in advanced fiber technology, multimedia content delivery, and cloud platform services, a position it has maintained for the past 20 years. Learn more about Suburban Broadband and get in touch with them here.

Client base: The ISP has 6,354 Connected subscribers, 4,349 of them are active, and 6 Points of Presence.


Cyberspace Network Ltd

For more than 25 years, Cyberspace Network has evolved from a startup providing network solutions to providing connection and, later, producing software solutions in order to solve as many problems as the team can.

Its objective has always been to distinguish itself as a full solutions provider in the industry, providing top-notch services to clients and partners worldwide, by investing in people and technology to give great customer service. You can reach them via email at

Client base: There are 4,260 Connected Subscribers on Cyberspace Network, all of whom are Active subscribers. It provides services to customers via 138 Points of Presence.


8. Cobranet Ltd

Cobranet now provides corporate internet plans for organizations and medium-sized businesses over a cutting-edge radio network in Lagos, Abuja, and other cities, as well as residential plans on a network topology that is durable, dynamic, and completely redundant with minimal downtimes.

The organization offers dependable services to the Nigerian market and considers itself a pioneer in this field.


Client base: All 3,609 active Cobrantet subscribers are spread throughout 85 POP.


9. Radical Tech Network Ltd

On January 8, 2016, Radical Technology Network Ltd was founded in Lagos, Nigeria, and was licensed as an ICT company by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to provide Internet Service.

Although its present state is uncertain, Radical Technology Network is thought to have evolved into, which is located at PLOT 267A, Etim Inyang Crescent Victoria Island Lagos.

Client base: According to NCC statistics, it has 2,641 Connected subscribers, 1,945 active subscribers, and 6 POP.


10. Dotmac Technologies Ltd

Dotmac Technologies Limited is one of Nigeria’s leading Internet Service Providers. Dotmac Technologies, based in Abuja, provides broadband internet via Fiber to the Home Technology. Founded in 2008, is an experienced IT company offering a wide range of services aimed at improving and optimizing client services.

It has 1,968 connected subscribers, 1,608 of whom are active across its 27 POPs.


11. Ngcom Ltd

Ngcom is a network firm that has been recognized by the NCC to provide internet services throughout Nigeria. Ngcom Network Solutions is one of Nigeria’s largest Internet service providers, providing Unlimited Internet access to both residential and commercial customers.

Its primary business is to connect you to what matters most to you by providing infinite Internet access with no bandwidth or time limits via fiber optic and fixed wireless.

Through its unique offerings across the region, Ngcom has diligently followed its purpose of empowering Nigerian businesses and families to interact with their surroundings.

Ngcom has 1,931 connected subscribers, of whom 1,401 are active. It has a POP of 10.


12. MainOne, an Equinix Company

You’re familiar with MainOne as an undersea cable provider, right? You are not mistaken. Nonetheless, MainOne is one of Nigeria’s leading Internet Service Providers. MainOne, a subsidiary of Equinix, is a significant West African data center and connectivity solutions provider with operations in Nigeria, Ghana, and Côte d’Ivoire. MainOne delivers highly dependable services to major telecom operators, Internet service providers (ISPs), government organizations, small to large businesses, and educational institutions. MDXi, a MainOne subsidiary, constructs and operates data centers in West Africa. MainOne’s office can be found at FABAC Centre, 3b Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, or via phone at 0700 624 6663.

MainOne has 1,486 connected and active subscribers and offers ISP services through 51 POP.


13. Galaxy Backbone Limited

Galaxy Backbone Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Federal Government of Nigeria that provides information and communications technology (ICT) services. Galaxy Backbone’s common services platform is still being operated, improved, and upgraded to meet international standards.

When GBB first began operations in 2006, its primary goal was to assist minimize and eventually eliminate the silos that existed in government as a result of the various and costly method in which technology operations were supplied across Ministries, Departments, and Agencies. In addition, the company was tasked with developing a single services platform comprised of in-country and offshore VSAT hubs, a data center, a Federal Capital metro fiber backbone, and several redundant internet gateways.

A significant amount of work has been done in this area, with a discernible influence observed across federal government agencies. While GBB may declare that there has been significant improvement in the way government interacts with government, businesses, the international community, and the general public, there is still much more to be done.

GBB now has 1,417 Connected subscribers. There are 1,417 of these subscribers who are online. There are 118 points of presence on the Galaxy backbone.


14. Hyperia Ltd

Hyperia is a Nigerian licensed Internet Service Provider. Hyperia, a member of the CIS group of companies, has partnered with YahClick (powered by Hughes), one of the most established names in the African Internet arena, having obtained its license in Nigeria in 1997.

Hyperia has its corporate headquarters in Victoria, Lagos, and branch offices in a number of Nigerian cities. The CIS Group, a well-known company in the IT industry, has a presence in 42 African countries.

Fiber optic and VSAT connectivity, Internet services consulting, E-mail services, VOIP and PABX services, Web development and hosting, LAN and WAN network Designs, Planning and Installation, Intranet and Virtual Private Network (VPN) implementation, Mini Hub supply, ISP design and setup, Microwave – Wifi – WiMax and VSAT Internet connections, and ERP and Security solutions are among the services marketed.

Client base: Hyperia has 1,406 customers that are all active. It has a total of eight points of presence.


15. I-World Networks Ltd

I-World Networks is quickly expanding Next Generation Fixed Wireless Internet connections for Household & Business with Dependable, Cost Effective Unlimited internet service at a peak speed of 1Gbps actual internet speed.

It specializes in providing internet services to hotels with hundreds of clients on Wi-Fi connections every day, as well as organizations with real-time ERP software and educational institutions.

I-World Networks has 1,327 Connected subscribers, 1,117 Active customers, and three Points of Presence.


16. Inq. Digital Nigeria Ltd (formerly Vodacom)

Inq. takes pleasure in providing new, business-relevant services in Edge AI and IoT, Fabric, SDN/NFV for Edge Cloud, Secure Access Services Edge, and Elastic Edge as a global leading-edge solutions supplier.

The company delivers ‘Lagos-Metro internet service,’ a high-speed intracity solution that serves consumers within Lagos with extremely high data rates using an alternate medium to fiber.

This service is appropriate for oil and gas companies as well as banks that need a backhaul to their Disaster Recovery Centers, an interconnection with switching and clearing houses, or a contact center.

It is also perfect for ISPs who want a POP to POP link. Customers in Lagos are guaranteed a high capacity bandwidth with the speed and dependability they require to manage their businesses and interact without barriers with the Lagos-Metro internet service.

Inq. Digital Nigeria Ltd has 92 Points of Presence and 1,290 connected subscribers who are all active.


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