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Pakistan : Broadband subscriptions in Pakistan crosses 34.6 million.

With cellular service providers attracting over 31.77 million subscribers to use their high-speed mobile broadband services, the number of broadband subscriptions in Pakistan has reached over 34.6 million.

As entire growth was driven by users joining the third-generation (3G) and 4G networks, the technologies like DSL, EvDo, WiMax and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) continued to be stagnant.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has announced that DSL connections hit 1.42 million, HFC 43,167, WiMax 183,181, FTTH 25,665 and EvDo more than 1 million users.

The number of 3G and 4G users stood at 31.77 million which witnessed growth of 69.02 percent versus 29.5 million till May 2016.

The PTA said China Mobile (Zong) has 6.5 million users of 3G and 0.6 million of 4G user registered till July.

It added that Moblink, Telenor, Ufone, Warid have 10 million, 8.6 million, 5.3 million and 0.367 million respectively.

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