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 technological race. Cellular Subscribers Reaches 145 Million: PTA.
PTA has released latest statistics of cellular subscribers which have witnessed huge growth when compared to previous statistics. Mobile phone subscribers have reached to 145 million marking the teledensity of 71.42 %. The 3G/ 4G subscribers have also witnessed growth and 48 billion out of 145 million are 3G/4G subscribers.
Cellular Subscribers Reaches 145 Million: PTA
The Teledensity of 3G/4G subscribers is 23.81 %. Last year 3G/4G subscribers were 37.576 million which shows that our telecom industry has flourished a lot. The broadband subscribers reaches to 51 billion with teledensity of 24.96 percent.
The Ufone 3G users reached 5.7 million, Telenor 3G users reached 10.63 million, Mobilink 3G users reached 14.29 million and Zong 3G users reached 9.5 million till December 2017. Telenor 4G users reached 1.5 million, Mobilink 4G users reached 1.9 million and Zong 4G users reached 4.9 million.
MOIT has always ensured to provide high internet in Pakistan by taking several steps. Other government organisations are also striving hard to provide internet to people. Such as PTA initiated three rounds spectrum auction for Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) 3G/4G (PTA) to meet ever increasing demand for broadband connectivity since 2014.