Broadband Users In Pakistan Reach 61 Million In Aug 2018
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th Sep, 2018 ) :The number of broadband subscribers in Pakistan reached 61 million by the end of August 2018, said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
Telecom industry has seen a dramatic increase in mobile broadband as penetration over the past five years as mobile broadband subscribers reach 58.56 million by the end of August 2018 with teledensity of 28.02 on the other hand Basic Telephony subscriber 3 Million with 1.30 percent Teledensity.
Jazz's total count for 3g users stood at 15.045 million by end August compared to 15.038 million by end July compared, registering an increase of 0.007 million. Jazz 4g user numbers jumped from 4601586 by end July 2018 to 5077651 by end of August 2018.
Teledensity for cellular mobile increased to 72.97 percent, when compared to 72.83 percent in June 2018. The number of broadband subscribers reached 60756678 by end August, compared to 59549253 by end July 2018.
PTA said that it was able to get 3465 complaints resolved i.e. 99.65 percent.
Cellular mobile subscribers constitute a major part of the overall telecom subscriber base, therefore, maximum number of complaints belong to this segment. Total number of complaints against CMOs by August 2018 stood at 2220.
In terms of the segregation of complaints on operator basis, a total of 779 complaints were received against Jazz which is 35.09 percent of the total CMO related complaints.
Telenor, which has the second largest number of consumers, was second with 502 i.e. 22.61 percent complaints were received against it.
Zong stood third with 499 complaints i.e. 22.47 percent of total complaints.
Ufone had 440 complaints against its various services which make up 19.81 percent of the total CMO related complaints.