Zong reports record monthly revenue of PKR 5 billion

Pakistani mobile operator Zong (CMPak) reports it has achieved its highest ever monthly revenue of PKR 5 billion for October this year. Zong saw a 23.2 percent month-on-month revenue growth in October. The operator also reports a 26.5 percent increase in recharge as compared to October 2015. Mobile data revenue jumped 200 percent in October 2016 compared to October 2015. Zong 4G uptake doubled in September 2016, reaching 1.71 million subscribers from 0.9 million in August. Zong expects to soon reach the milestone of 2 million 4G subscribers. The company has recently announced it plans to invest in the deployment of new 1,000 4G sites across Pakistan after the company achieved its 2016 4G rollout plan, three months ahead of schedule. The addition of 1,000 4G sites will take the overall base of Zong 4G sites to 6,000 by the end of this year.

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