Pakistan telecom industry has grown to new heights in just last one decade. Within these few years, from just one and highly limited company to so many other mainstream companies operating now, this industry is now employing thousands of skilled professionals across the country.
Telecommunications is defined as the overall environment for the growing mobile telecommunications, telephone and internet markets. In Pakistan the telecom industry is growing rapidly. In 2008, our country was the world’s third fastest growing telecommunications jobs in market. The competition is getting tough day by day and as a result the consumer is getting advantage and enjoying the cheap call rates. Pakistan is a country of 15 million people, so telecom is one of the best revenue generated industry. As voice over IP, web conferencing and online video sessions are becoming popular these companies have bright future.
Pakistan’s telecom infrastructure is also improving drastically. It has attracted many foreign companies into fixed line and mobile networks. To help in network growth fiber systems are being contracted throughout Pakistan.
In earlier times when there was no mobile telecommunication in Pakistan, the local telephone call rates were high and the rates for international calls were even higher. But today because of the rapidly growing telecom industry in Pakistan, the call rates are very cheap.The mobile telecommunication industry is growing year by year. More than half of all the Pakistanis have access to a cell phone. Pakistan has the highest mobile usage rate in the South Asia. There are 108 million mobile subscribers in April 2011. Mobilink leads the market with 32.9 millons.