3G/4G Subscribers in Pakistan Reaches 53 Million

No doubt with the launch of 3G and 4G services in Pakistan, many opportunities are welcomed and with each passing day, we are witnessing a rise in 3G/4G subscribers. According to the recent stats issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA),  3G/4G Subscribers in Pakistan Reaches 53.24 Million in March with penetration of 26.31%.

3G/4G Subscribers in Pakistan

The total number of cellular subscribers in Pakistan reached 149.10 million which were 147.204 million by the end of February 2018. The increase of 1.896 million in one month is a very good number.

The stats simply narrates the success story of efforts of Pakistani mobile operator’s regarding digital Pakistan initiatives and providing the best ecosystem in the country.

Here are the stats of 3G/4G subscribers till March 2018:

Jazz Telenor Zong Ufone Total
3G 14,98,2605 10,928,013 9,187,239 6,165,896 41,263,753
4G LTE 3,155,686 2,451,057 6,373,061 11,979,804
3G + 4G LTE 18,138,291       13,379,070 15,560,300 6,018,635     53,243,557

 Here are the stats of 3G/4G subscribers till February 2018:

Jazz Telenor Zong Ufone Total
3G 14,883,690 10,878,344 8,893,705 6,018,635 40,674,374
4G LTE 2,590,092 2,154,238 5,830,231 10,574,561
3G + 4G LTE 17,473,782       13,032,582 14,723,936 6,018,635     51,248,935

Above tables clearly shows that Pakistan has witnessed huge growth in terms of 3G/4G subscribers. It is an increase of 1.896 million during the period under review.

Teledensity for cellular mobiles reached 74.98 percent and broadband subscribers reached 55,558,824 by end of March compared to 53,554,231 by end February 2018.

The telecom sector of Pakistan has undergone through huge transformations after the arrival of 3G and 4G services in the country. From the increase in mobile phone penetration to the launch of various m-Services; Pakistan’s telecom sector has become a success story for some regional countries who are left behind in the technological race.

Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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