3G/4G Users in Pakistan Reach 18.04 Million

3G/4G Users in Pakistan Reach 18.04 Million


3G and 4G users in Pakistan crossed 18 million mark in September 2015, said recently issued stats from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.

Mobile phone companies added 2.22 million 3G/4G users during the month of September 2015 to take the total count of mobile broadband users to 18.04 million, up from 15.76 million a month ago.

3G/4G users grew 14.43% month-on-month during September 2015, i.e. highest in past six months. Experts say that this added growth in mobile broadband subscriptions is due to increased usage of portable mobile broadband devices, including MiFis and Wingles.

Mobilink added most number of 3G users with 878,107 new mobile broadband customers that it acquired during the reported month. Ufone stood second in terms of adding most 3G users as it grabbed 637,131 new 3G users during September 2015.

Telenor acquired 393,969 new 3G users during the month while Zong converted 316,908 of its customers on to 3G network.

Zong, at the end of September 2015, crossed 200,000 mark for its 4G users. Warid had some 156,827 4G users at the end of reported duration.

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