1.16 million subscribers added in May

19 Jun 2009

According to statistics released by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), wireless operators added 1.16 million subscribers during May 2009, bringing the country’s total base to 93.1 million. Mobilink achieved the highest net additions with 431,000, maintaining its position as market leader, followed by Telenor (374,000). Warid, Ufone and Zong all added between 135,000 and 141,000. Local analysts have ascribed the strong growth to a plethora of free minutes subscription plans and SMS offers.