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Pakistan expands mobile broadband network to 80% of population - GSMA

Tuesday 22 October 2019 | 09:54 CET | News
Mobile broadband networks currently cover 80 percent of Pakistan's population. Nearly 97 percent of the country's internet connections are mobile, according to a report from the GSMA. The report further dhows that Pakistan has nearly 700,000 cellular IoT connections across areas including agriculture, clean energy and safe water services. Mobile operators and the ecosystem provided direct employment to around 320,000 people in Pakistan in 2018. The mobile ecosystem contributes around USD 16.7 billion, equivalent to 5.4 percent of GDP in Pakistan.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GSMA
Countries: Pakistan
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