Pakistan’s 3G, 4G subscriber base reaches 32 million: PTA

Pakistan —

The number of 3G, 4G users in Pakistan has increased to almost 32 million.

According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in July, over 2.2 million new 3G/4G users were added by the telcos, taking the total number users in the country from 29,530,254 to 31,779,549.

Mobilink added over 1.2 million new 3G users to its network, whereas Zong attracted half a million new 3G users in addition to 109,000 4G users.

Mobilink is also leading in terms of total number of 3G/4G users with over 10.2 million 3G users – almost one-third of the total 3G/4G users in the country. It was followed by Ufone with around 8.6 million 3G users.

According to the PTA, the total number of broadband subscribers has increased from over 32 million at the end of fiscal year 2016 to 34.5 million by the end of July.