Cellular Subscribers Drop to 90.41 Million in November 2008

Pakistan ended November 2008 with 90.41 million mobile phone users decreasing by 0.1 percent compared with 90.51 million in October 2008, according to figures from Pakistan Telecom Authority.

Mobilink remains the market leader with 30.06 million customers, despite losing 827,000 customers during November, followed by Ufone with 19.1 million. Telenor was in third place with 18.88 million subscribers, followed by Warid with 16.66 million subscribers. Zong’s subscribers reached 5.39 million, while Instaphone subscribers remained steady at 321,134.

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In November Warid remained at top in adding subscribers while fetching 244,691 new subscribers. On other hands, Mobilink lost total of 827,341 subscribers, mainly due to redefining prepaid active subscribers and blocking un-registered SIMs.

Mobile teledensity stabilised at 56.20 percent in November 2008.

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