Mobile internet accounts for 88pc of broadband market

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is catching up fast with the global trend of explosive growth of mobile broadband such as 3G and 4G or long-term evolution (LTE) technologies that have altered the subtleties of the countrys broadband market.


The high-speed mobile internet now accounts for 88 per cent of the broadband market after being almost non-existent two years.


According to a study by the PTA, the telecom sectors regulatory body, the countrys broadband segment has passed through a major change over the last year, observing how present fixed line and other wireless technologies substantiated to be no match for mobile broadband.According to the International Telecom Union, currently mobile broadband is the most dynamic market segment with a global penetration of 47 per cent in 2015, a value that mounted 12 times since 2007.


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Published in: Volume 07 Issue 09

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