Teledensity Reaches 64 Percent, PTA 2010 Annual Report

Total tele-density of the country reached 64.08 percent in financial year 2009-2010, showing a growth of 3.5 percent over 2008-2009. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued its Annual Report 2010 highlighting achievements and performances and an overview of the telecom sector’s growth.

According to the report the mobile sector has survived tough times and telecom indicators have stabilized with timely and prudent strategies. The number of mobile users touched the 100 million mark at the end of July 2010 with mobile penetration of 60.4 percent. Total telecom sector revenues reaches Rs. 357.7 billion in 2009-2010 with investment of over $1.13 billion, showing 11 percent growth over last year. Telecom sector revenues improved steadily in 2009-2010 and 6.5 percent growth rate was witnessed. The PTA also contributed Rs 201.43 million to the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund 2010.

Source: APP

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One Response to "Teledensity Reaches 64 Percent, PTA 2010 Annual Report"

  1. Ali says:

    The number decreased in later months. I think now its 63+%

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