Parliamentary Secretary for Cabinet Nadeem Abbass on Friday informed the National Assembly that 3G and 4G services were available to 78 per cent population of the country.
Responding to questions during question hour, he said that the government was in the process of consultation with stakeholders for assessing the 5G technology launch in the country.
He further said that as per GMSA, 49 per cent of the world’s total population did not have mobile internet. Furthermore, 3.4 billion people were not using mobile internet, despite living in areas with mobile broadband coverage. At present, he said, only 17 per cent population had coverage of 5G.—APP