The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan reached 44.49 million by the end of August 2017 against 42.998 million by end July 2017, said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
The number of mobile phone users in Pakistan reached 139.97 million by end of August 2017 compared to 139.781 million by end of July 2017, which registered an increase of 189,008 during the period under review.
Jazz & Warid
Jazz’s total count for 3G users stood at 13.191 million by end of August 2017 compared to 12.533 million by end July 2017, registering an increase of 657,733. Jazz 4G user numbers jumped from 953,743 in July to 1,236,307.
Zong 3G subscribers increased to 8.77 million by the end of August 2017 compared to 8.686 million by July, while the number of 4G users jumped from 4,418,333 by end July to 4,573,970 by the end of last month.
The number of 3G users of Telenor network also increased from 10.531 million by end July 2017 to 10.568 million. Like others, the number of 4G users jumped sharply, from 724,157 in July 2017 to 849,139 by the end of August 2017.
Ufone added 148,075 3G users on its network during the month of August as the total reached to 5.298 million by the end of August against 5.150 million in July 2017.
Mobile User Teledensity
Teledensity for cellular mobile reached 70.25 percent and broadband subscribers reached 46,868,237 by the end of August as compared to 45,500,756 in July 2017.