Posted Date: 18th June, 2012 Last updated at 00:00 PST
Teledensity in county reaches 68.3%
The teledensity in the country has reached 68.3 percent mark during last eight months‚ showing 6.7 per cent growth as compared to previous year
Since mobile sector contributes over 95 per cent to total teledensity of the country‚ an increase in mobile penetration from 60.4 per cent last year to 64.9 percent this year so far‚ resulted in improvement of 4.3 percentage points in total teledensity.
On the other hand‚ Fixed Local Loop teledensity has been declining over the year due to mobile substitution and now it stands at 1.93 per cent as compared to 2.1 per cent last year‚ showing a decrease of 0.17 per cent.
The data further showed that Wireless Local Loop subscribers have been increasing but the proportionate rise in population keeps the teledensity of WLL services at 1.6 per cent over the last three consecutive years.