Cellular industry commenced in 90’s when two liceneses were given to paktel and pak com (Instaphone)
Pakistan has emerged as one of the fastest growing mobile markets among the developing nations.
12.7 million in 2005
34.5 million in 2006
76.9 million 2007
90 million subscriber mark in September 2008.
Changes have been made recently in PTA policy.
Current Cellular operators in Pakistan
Mobilink, the Pakistani unit of Egypt-based telecom company Orascom. It has been operating in Pakistan since 1994. Subscriber share is 35% at the end of Sep 2008.
Ufone a wholly owned subsidiary of Pakistan Telecommunication Co. Ltd (PTCL),started its operation in Jan 29, 2001 It has 21% of subscriber share.
Warid , owned by the Abu Dhabi group of the United Arab Emirates and sister of Wateen group started its operation in may 25, 2005. It has now 18% market of subscribers. Recently it sold 30% share to SingTel.
Norway’s Telenor , has started its operations in March 15 2005 having a billion US dollar investment in Pakistan. It has about 20% of the market share.
CMPak ( Zong brand), formerly Paktel, was the latest target of foreign acquisition. After it got acquired by China Mobile it was rebranded as Zong and launched one of the most successful and aggressive campaigns. Within a matter of few months, Zong has achieved a 6% market share.
Mobilink GSM a subsidiary of ORASCOM telecom.
Mobilink started its operations in 1994.
Mobilink’s Pakistan Premier Cellular Company have 35% market share.
Mobilink is currently the market leader of cellular company in Pakistan.
Ufone is a subsidiary of PTCL.
Start operations in Jan 2001.
Ufone Pakistan cellular company have 21% market share.
Currently second largest cellular operator in Pakistan.
Now 26% shares owned by Etisalat.
Jazz ladies first
Ufone life Package
Ufone Public Demand
Ufone Panch ka Pandra Package
Ufone ghanta Package
Indigo Freedom Plan 1,2,3,+3,4
Indigo Freedom Unlimited
Ufone Postpay Unite
Jazz life time connection
Jazz club red
GPRS / MMS
U top up
GPRS / MMS
Phone book saver
Ufone walkie talkie
Jazz Bolo sms
Mobilink Infinity(broad band)
Citi Mobilink credit card
Ufone song catcher
Ufone self sevice kiosk
The ring tone club
Ufone call block
Ufone music station
Prepaid To mobilink To others sms Rs 1.0 Rs 1.5 call Rs 1.0/ min Rs 1.6/min To Ufone To others sms Rs .50 Rs.1.0 call Rs 1 Rs 1.60
Pricing To Mobilink To Others Sms Rs 1.0 Rs 1.5 Call Rs .90 per 30 sec Rs.99 per 30 sec To Ufone To Others Sms Rs .50 Rs 1.0 Call Rs .99 per 30 sec Rs .99 per 30 sec
Pricing To Mobilink To Others Sms Rs 1.0 Rs 2.0 Call Rs 2.50/min Rs 2.50/min To Ufone To Others Sms Rs .50 Rs 1.0 Call Rs 1.125 per 30 sec Rs 1.25 per 30 sec