Pakistan reached 111 million mobile users in October last year: Report

Published: January 4, 2012
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority reported 111,126,434 mobile users in October 2011.

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority reported 111,126,434 mobile users in October 2011.

Mobile phone users in Pakistan reached a tele-density of 65.2% with 111,126,434 users recorded by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in October 2011, said a report by ProPakistani.

In June 2011, the mobile users were reported to be 108,894,518 in number with a density of 64.8%.

Among the mobile networks, Mobilink telecom company led the market with 33,537,922 subscribers, Telenor remained at second with 27,607,043 and Ufone at third with 20,828,14 subscribers till October 2011. Warid and Zong had 15,985,299 and 13,168,025 users respectively.

Zong had surpassed other companies by accumulating the highest number of subscribers, while Warid lost 1.4 million users during the reported last four months.

From July to October 2011, Telenor added 939,964, Ufone got 294,358 and Mobilink 159,761 users.

Pakistan had reached the 100 million mark in the number of mobile phone SIMs used in the country last year, according to a similar report released by the PTA.

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Reader Comments (7)

  • S!D
    Jan 4, 2012 - 8:23PM

    At least something is making progress in the country.


  • ProudPakistani
    Jan 4, 2012 - 8:29PM

    Ufone…Tum hi to ho.. :P


  • itp
    Jan 5, 2012 - 1:06PM

    is this based upon the number of active sims or total sims issued by the telcos to date?


  • Amm Squire
    Jan 8, 2012 - 7:42PM

    Mobilink means Telenor. So that means Telenor is leading the market :)


  • Suli
    Jan 10, 2012 - 4:18AM

    @S!D: population as well…


  • Hu Jintao
    Jan 11, 2012 - 11:07PM

    nation of 180 million and 111 million mobile phones. not bad at all



  • Mohammad Ali Siddiqui
    Jan 11, 2012 - 11:42PM

    A day will come when every single person in the country will have the cellular phone in his/her hand.


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