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Number of 3G/4G users in Pakistan crosses 103 million: PTA

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Pakistan Telecom Sector

According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan reached an astronomical figure of 103.12 million by the end of last month. Compared to the figure of 101.59 million achieved by the end of July 2021, this rise reflects a considerable boost of 1.53 million. 

As reported by Business Recorderthe number of cellular subscribers in Pakistan increased by 0.67 million to 185.57 million by the end of August 2021 compared to 184.90 million by the end of July. 

Teledensity for cellular mobile increased from 84.41 percent by the end of July 2021 to 84.67 percent by end-August. 

The total teledensity increased from 86.55 percent by the end of July 2021 to 86.81 percent by end-August. 

Monthly Next Generation Mobile Service (NGMS) penetration stood at 47.05 percent by end-August 2021 compared to 46.38 percent in July 2021. 

In terms of progress made by telecom providers, Jazz’s total count for 3G users stood at 7.438 million by end-August compared to 7.598 million by the end of July 2021, registering a decrease of 0.16 million. 

Jazz 4G user numbers jumped from 31.745 million by the end of July 2021 to 32.767 million by end-August. Zong 3G subscribers decreased from 4.204 million by the end of July to 4.046 million by end-August, while the number of 4G users jumped from 23.581 million by the end of July 24.099 million by end-August. 

The number of 3G users of Telenor decreased from 4.984 million by the end of July to 4.777 million by end-August. The number of 4G users jumped from 17.791 million by the end of July 18.333 million by end-August. 

Ufone 3G users decreased from 4.373 million by the end of July to 4.292 million by end-August. 

The number of 4G users of Ufone increased from 6.212 million by the end of July 2021 to 6.246 million by end-August. 

Written by Hamza Zakir
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