Ufone has earned an average of Rs. 1.19 for each outgoing minute on its network during last six months, revealed a report exclusively made available by highly reliable source that wanted to remain unnamed.
We are giving selected details from the said report to give our readers an idea about outgoing traffic and total voice revenues of Ufone.
Province Wise Subscriber Share
As of December 2009, as per PTA’s quarterly report, Ufone had following number of subscribers in four provinces:
- Punjab: 10,982,829
- Sindh: 4,746,935
- Khyber Pakhtoon Khawan: 2,071,866
- Balochistan: 540,675
In last six months, Punjab naturally contributed highest share of outgoing voice traffic, i.e. 54 percent followed by Sindh that shared 28 percent. Khyber Pakhtoon Khawan generated 13 percent of total voice traffic for Ufone with Balochistan standing last with 5 percent traffic share.
Following Graph Shows average revenue generated for one outgoing minute. It varies in different provinces because of different selection of tariff plans in different regions.
Note: Revenues’ details are for Voice traffic only. It does not include SMS, GPRS and other details.
As evident from last graph that Punjab and Sindh share lower ARPUs, that’s apparently because higher SMS usage and intelligent tariff plan selection (Reference: outgoing minutes/revenues/per minute revenues details)
We are trying to get hold of similar information for other operators as well. We will continue this series as we get required information.