Pakistan sheds more than 4 mln 3G/4G subscribers in November 2017

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | 14:21 CET | News

Pakistan shed more than 4 million 3G and 4G subscribers in November 2017, ending the month with over 42.20 million 3G and 4G subscribers, down from 46.54 million in October 2017, according to a report from the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA). Pakistan ended November with a total of 143.34 million mobile subscribers, up from 142.40 million in September. Mobile operator Jazz led the Pakistani mobile market with over 53.49 million mobile customers at end-November, followed by Telenor (41.17 million), Zong (28.85 million) and Ufone (18.81 million).

Pakistan also passed the milestone of 50 million broadband subscribers during the month, up from 46.85 million in August. Of these, around 47.20 million were mobile broadband subscribers in November, compared to 44.49 million in August. Around 518,646 internet users connected through EV-DO technology, while the DSL base reached 1.56 million subscribers at end-November. Around 151,092 internet customers used Wimax connections, and HFC connected 52,108 internet subscribers. The FTTH internet base reached 55,775 users at end-November.

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