Internet Usage Increases by 15% in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: According to the information being collected from Telecom Operators by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), a net increase of around 15% in Internet Usage was witnessed since last week as the Country fights against Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

In a statement on Thursday, the PTA said that the increase has been observed due to increased online activities by educational institutions and businesses and, ‘work from home’ policy adopted by individuals and organizations.

The PTA said that there is sufficient internet capacity available in the Country to meet the growing demands of the future.

It said that the PTA has been closely monitoring the Internet Usage patterns so as to ensure that fast & efficient Telecom Services remain available to the Consumers in this difficult time.