The number of active SIMs increased by 1.6 million in the country and reached to 122.595 million at the end of Oct 2015, which had reached111.5 million after the SIMs verification drive through Biometric Verification System (BVS).
According to the latest figure released by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) the number of total cellular subscribers reached 122.595 million by October 15, 2105 against 120.94 million in the month of September in the current year.
However the data shows that the number of 3G/4G users reached 20.075 million by October, 2015 as compared to 18.040 million by September 15, 2015, showing a reasonable growth in modern mobile broadband services with each passing month.
According to PTA, the number of Zong, Mobilink, Ufone and Telenor reached 4.088 million, 6.043 million, 3.773 million and 5.768 million 3G users respectively by October 15, 2015.
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