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Developing a Software Package for Forecasting Mobile Communications Network Subscribers in Nigeria

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Author Folarin, D.A, Abdul-Hameed, T.A
On Pages 289-298
Volume No. 1
Issue No. 6
Issue Date December 01, 2011
Publishing Date December 01, 2011
Keywords Subscribers, Forecast, Survey, Software, GSM


This research work, which was conducted in the last quarter of the year 2008, investigated the number of Subscribers and forecasted growth trend on three different GSM service providers in Nigeria from 2009 to 2013. The methodology adopted is a descriptive survey through collection of data from Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) and the service providers. The data were analyzed using linear regression analysis and the outcome of the analysis was used to develop a software package for forecasting the likely future growth pattern on the network of the providers.

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