Pakistan SIM card
To make the registration process even cheaper and easier, we provide our SIM cards free of charge online via our website. You need only apply for your free SIM card and then top it up online to get started. Alternatively, you can buy a lycamobile voucher from any lycamobile store in the UK to top up. We have a store locator tool designed specifically to make it easy for you to find our lycamobile stores in the UK. Once you top up, you can sit back, relax and start calling your friends and family in Pakistan at the cheapest international calling rates possible.
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Pakistan calling plans
The telecommunications industry in Pakistan has impressed in the past few years. In 2008 for instance, Pakistan’s telecommunication industry was the 3rd fastest growing telecoms market in the world. The industry is still growing to date because of a dramatic flow of domestic and foreign investment in to the country's mobile and fixed line networks.
Pakistan's telecom infrastructure is benefiting from continued improvement, thanks to the growth of fixed-line and mobile networks, with the fibre optic system fairly developed as a result. The mobile penetration rates stand at 90% in regions where mobile phone coverage is available. According to the latest statistics, over 50% of people in Pakistan have a cell phone.
In 2012, there were over 118 million mobile phone subscribers in Pakistan. Currently, Pakistan has one of the highest mobile phone penetration rates in the entire South Asian region. Mobilink is the leading mobile telecoms company in Pakistan according to the PTA (Pakistan Telecommunications Authority). The company has over 35 million subscribers. Telenor follows closely with 29 million subscribers. The fixed line subscription rate has been declining since 2005. There are approximately 3.4 million fixed line subscribers in Pakistan today.