Mobile phone users in Pakistan reached 125.899 million at the end of December 2015, after five mobile phone companies added a combined user base of 1.65 million customers during the reported month, said the latest data released by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
Mobilink leads the charts with 36.21 million customers while Telenor is closing in the gap with 34.93 million subscribers. However, after planned merger of Mobilink and Warid, Mobilink will be able to widen the lead with more than 46 million post-merger customers.
Zong had 24.13 million customers at the end of December 2015 while Ufone stood with 19.93 million customers till the time. Warid had a total of 10.69 million customers.
Mobile teledensity increased from 64.6 percent to 65.3 percent and Broadband subscribers increased from 24,785,830 to 26,293,394 during the period under review.
More details in below graphics:
Mobile Broadband Users in Pakistan – December 2015
Data shows that the number of 3G/4G users reached 23.65 million by December, 2015 as compared to 21.68 million by November 2015, showing a reasonable growth in modern mobile broadband services with each passing month.
More details on 3G and 4G numbers are given in below graphs: