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Pakistan's SMS usage up to 237.6 bln in 2011

Tuesday 19 March 2013 | 00:23 CET | News
Pakistani mobile users sent on average 175 SMS messages per month, or around 5.8 messages per day in 2011, Pro Pakistani writes citing a report from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. A total of 237.58 billion text messages were exchanged in 2011, up from 176 billion in 2010. Mobile operator Telenor generated the most person-to-person SMS traffic, contributing 26.5 percent of total traffic, followed by Mobilink with 26.4 percent, Ufone with 24.4 percent, Zong with 11.8 percent of SMS traffic, and Warid with 10.7 percent. Meanwhile Pakistani mobile users also sent 100.8 million MMS

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mobilink / Pakistan Telecommunication Authority / Telenor / Ufone / Warid / Zong
Countries: Pakistan
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