PAKISTAN: 3G/ 4G mobile internet users cross 38m milestone

3G/ 4G mobile internet users cross 38m | rising internet data users

ISLAMABAD – Since the recent boom in the mobile tech, 3G and 4G consumers in Pakistan have touched 38.269 million figure by 2017.

According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) nearly 37.574 million mobile internet users were found to have been using the recently launched 3G/4G data connections in December 2016.

But after a month (from December 2016 to January 30, 2017 ) around 0.606 million new users have been added into the world of mobile internet subscribers.

In these statistics, Jazz subscribers stood at 51.534 million by the end of January 2017 ; Mobilink subscribers were 41.253 million by end December 2016; Warid users were 10.27 million users a month ago.

The subscribers of Zong and Telenor have now extended to 27.496 million and 39.586 million by end January 2017 as compared to 26.929 million and 39.453 million by end of December respectively.

However, a decline has been observed in the Ufone subscribers, showing a sign of reduction from 18.581 to 18.478 million till December 2016.

Jazz 4G subscribers were 700,486 in January 2017 followed by Warid LTE having 637,363 subscribers by 2016, the report said.

Zong 4G users increased from 2,274,157 users during December 2016 to 2,855,336 users by end of January 2017.


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