ISLAMABAD: The number of 3G and 4G users in Pakistan reached 53.24 million by end-March 2018, said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

The number of mobile phone users in Pakistan reached 149.10 million by end-March 2018 compared to 147.204 million by end-February 2018, which registered an increase of 1.896 million during the period under review.

Jazz’s total count for 3G users stood at 14.98 million by end-March compared to 14.88 million by end-February 2018, registering an increase of 0.1 million. Jazz 4G user numbers jumped from 2,590,092 by end-February 2018 to 3,155,686 by end-March.

Zong 3G subscribers increased from 8.893 million by end-February 2018 to 9.187 million by end-March, while the number of 4G users jumped from 5,830,231 by end-February 2018 to 6,373,061 by end-March.

The number of 3G users of Telenor network increased from 10.878 million by end-February 2018 to 10.928 million by end-March 2018. The number of 4G users jumped from 2,154,238 by end-February 2018 to 2,451,057 by end-March.

Ufone added 0.147 million 3G users on its network during the month of March as the tally reached 6.165 million by end-March compared to 6.018 by end-February 2018.

Teledensity for cellular mobile reached 74.98 percent and number of broadband subscribers reached 55,558,824 by end-March compared to 53,554,231 by end-February 2018.