3G/4G users cross 51million mark

ISLAMABAD: The number of 3G and 4G users in the country has reached 51.248 million at the end of February 2018, showing a reasonable growth with each passing month.

Statistics issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) have shown that the number of mobile phone users reached 147.204 million by February 2018, as compared to 145.99 million by end of January 2018 which registered an increase of 1.214 million during the period under review.

Jazz’s total count for 3G users stood at 14.88 million by February 2018, as compared to 14.54 million by January 2018, registering an increase of 0.34 million. Jazz 4G user numbers jumped from 2,238,018 by January 2018 to 2,590,095 by February 2018.

Zong 3G subscribers decreased to 8.893 million by February 2018, down from 9.089 million in January 2018, while the number of 4G users jumped from 5,0724,43 by January end to 5,830,231 by February 2018.

The number of 3G users of Telenor increased from 10.756 million in January 2018 to 10.878 million by February 2018. The number of 4G users jumped from 1,883,616 in January 2018 to 2,154,238 by February 2018.

Ufone added 0.149 million 3G users on its network during the month of February as total reached to 6.018 by end of February 2018 against 5.869 million in January 2018.

Tele-density for cellular mobiles reached 74.04 per cent and broadband subscribers reached 53,554,231 by February 2018, as compared to 51,767,141 by January 2018.

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