Mobile subscribers in Pakistan cross 118 million mark

Over 2 million subscribers added in March 2012.

Web Desk May 10, 2012
Mobile subscribers in Pakistan cross 118 million mark

The tele-density for mobile phone subscribers in Pakistan has reached 68.2% with 118,316,916 users, as compared to 67.2% a month ago; adding 2.1 million subscribers (2,107,176 subscribers to be exact) in March 2012, said a report by Pro Pakistani. 

According to latest stats issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), at the end of March 2012 Mobilink telecom company remained the market leader with 35.8 million subscribers, followed by Telenor, still at second position with 29.35 million subscribers. Ufone was on the third position and had 23.1 million subscribers, followed closely by Zong that contented with 15.66 million subscribers to stand fourth.

Warid cleaned up another 296,510 subscribers in March 2012, ending the month with 14.40 million subscribers.

In March, Zong and Ufone added 711,609 and 697,388 new subscribers respectively. Telenor added just over half a million new subscribers, while Mobilink was able to grab 491,321 subscribers. Zong, once again, led the new subscription race for the month.

Warid is apparently keeping up with the process of cleaning the data and reported a negative addition of 296,510 subscribers in the month.


Fahed Pervez | 12 years ago | Reply

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Antebellum | 12 years ago | Reply

Mobile subscribers in Pakistan cross 118 million mark

So much for journalism! The 118M mark is not the number of mobile subscribers but total number of mobile connections.

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