Broadband Subscribers in Pakistan Cross 1 Million Mark

Pakistani Internet Service Providers crossed one million mark for broadband internet subscribers in the country by totaling 1.052 million broadband subscribers in October 2010, up from 994,911 subscribers in September 2010, according to the recent most data provided by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

DSL companies added the most subscribers for broadband and stood at 516,167 subscribers in October 2010, up from 488,946 in September 2010.

EvDO service providers added a total of 15,540 subscribers in one month, while WiMAX companies added a total of 14,066 subscribers in the month. Total number of WiMAX subscribers in the country has hit 306,665 mark, up from 292,599 a month ago.

DSL remains the top technology used for broadband internet in the country, while WiMAX stands seconds. EvDO is swiftly adding its share for the broadband subscribers.

HFC and FTTH remains the lowest adding subscribers technologies in the country. Check following graphs for more details:

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  • Dr Fawad Wali

    ahan !!
    thats great thing to hear:)
    with many DSL and wimax looming around so its good to see.
    but i must mention here it should be monitored and dsl companies should allow unlimited package to home end users specially:)

  • babar

    Upto 2011-end Evdo will double its share, snatching most of its customer from wimax

  • something nice… but worried about rates…. broadband etc are still costly for the main usage areas i.e. students….

  • F

    A fully satisfied customer of both PTCL DSL (4Mbps) and PTCL EVO 3.1Mbps.

  • No_mercy

    PTCL EVO rocksssss and PTCL Nitro is surely gonna boost ptcl`s share

  • Faow

    Source??… em unable to find @ PTA site…

  • M.Baqir talpur

    .So many internet users but still no news about paypal.
    May our ministers take action about this matter.
    Students will get part time jobs after that,