3G / 4G users in the country have surpassed 20 million by the end of October 2015 reports the recently released Telecom Indicators by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority.
The latest data shows a significant and sustainable growth in the 3G /4G subscribers of 2.03 million in the month of October as cellular companies had acquired 2.22 million users of third and fourth generation technology.
Mobilink again topped by net addition of 1.1 million 3G users in its family in the month of October 2015, even greater than September 2015’s figure in which 878,107 subscribers were added. Zong by adding 318,477 3G users is at number 2 while Telenor and Ufone follow at number 3 and 4 by adding 283,019, and 255,286 3G subscribers respectively.
As a whole, Zong, Mobilink, Ufone and Telenor have 4.088 million, 6.043 million, 3.773 million and 5.768 million 3G users respectively by October 2015.
A total number of 44,011 4G users have been added in October 2015, comprising of 26,111 by Telenor and 17,900 4G LTE subscribers by Warid.
PTA report says that the total count of registered cellular subscribers have reached to 122.595 million by October 15, 2105 which was 111.5 million when SIMs verification drive via Biometric Verification System (BVS) completed earlier this year.