Mobile Phone Users in Pakistan Slashed to 114 Million


Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has at last issued the official stats of mobile phone users in Pakistan for the first time after the biometric re-verification of SIMs in Pakistan at the start of this year. According to this figure, the mobile phone users in Pakistan have dropped to just 114.7 million.
Total 22 million subscribers have been reduced from previous statistics while Mobilink is still leading the market which has 33.42 million subscribers.
On the 2nd position, there is Telenor with 31.49 million subscribers while with 22.10 million mobile phone users, Telenor is at the 3rd position.
Ufone is at the 4th spot with 17.80 million subscribers while Warid is at the 5th position with 9.91 million customers. These stats are till the end of June 2015.
There are news that an audit firm will be employed by interior ministry and PTA to check the data of cellular companies and to block all the un-verified SIMs of any cellular company. But at the moment, there are only unaudited stats for number of active SIMs in the country.


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