According to the recent data released by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the country has 125 million mobile phone users, ProPakistani reported on Thursday.
The stats are related to the data collected till May 2013
The report claims that with 125,012,860 mobile phone users, teledensity in the country reached 70 per cent mark. This, according to the report, is the all-time high level.
The PTA said that five cellular companies added around 2.5 million subscribers during April and May 2013, despite the fact that mobile phone companies are not happy with the new regulations and said that “new sales are hard to earn.”
As per the data, Zong added 908,039 users, Telenor 852,080, Mobilink 431,160 and Ufone 259,853.
The ProPakistani report stated that Mobilink remains the market leader with 36.75 million customers, while Telenor recorded 31.70 million customers, Ufone had 23.87 million customers. Zong – for the first time – crossed the 20 million mark and stood at 20.20 million customers by May 2013.
Warid had 12.50 million customers by the end of period.