69% growth witness in telecos data revenues during last six months
ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone companies have witnessed a reasonable 69 percent growth for data revenues during last six month as telcos have been increasing their stakes in telecom market by envisaging a deeper internet penetration targets after launch of 3G-4G services across the country.
The major increase in data revenues is likely to continue in remaining period of this fiscal year, as around a million 3G/4G/LTE subscriptions are being added every month since the commercial launch of these services in the big cities as well as in the villages.
A latest report on telecom market on Sunday revealed that growth in data revenues was bound to occur.
The increase in 3G/4G usage will continue to rise during next several months, despite the fact that the network up-gradation process has slowed down.
Use of Over the Top (OTT) services such as Whatsapp, Skype and others are also increasing in place of usual voice and telephony services.