DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Pakistan - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in Pakistan's telecommunications market. The report analyses the Telecoms Infrastructure, mobile, fixed broadband, Digital Media and Digital Economy sectors.
Pakistan's telecom market has been struggling for a long time with the transition from a regulated state-owned monopoly to a deregulated competitive structure. Foreign investment has been an important factor in Pakistan's telecom sector.
The fixed line market in Pakistan remains underdeveloped due to the dominance of the mobile segment. Further, the number of fixed telephone lines is slowly declining as the mobile segment continues to expand. The market is predicted to decline further over the next five years to 2023 as the mobile segment continues to grow for both voice and data/broadband usage.
The struggling fixed-line market in Pakistan is dominated by Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd (PTCL). The only other provider with a significant customer base is NTC.
- Rapid roll out of 4G networks has seen strong uptake of mobile broadband.
- The fixed line market remains underdeveloped due to the dominance of the mobile segment
- The fixed line market is predicted to decline further over the next five years to 2023
- Fixed broadband penetration in Pakistan remains very low mainly due to the dominance of the mobile platform.
- E-commerce in Pakistan will be a US$1 billion market by 2020
- Pakistan's MoIT is aiming to introduce commercial 5G services before 2020
- National Telecommunications Corp (NTC)
- Pakistan Telecommunication Co Ltd (PTCL)
- Telenor Pakistan
- Ufone (PTML, PTCL's subsidiary)
- Warid Telecom
- Wateen Telecom (subsidiary of Warid Telecom)
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