IT/TELECOM

S.KAMAL HAYDER KAZMI,
(feedback@pgeconomist.com)
Research Analyst
, PAGE
July 23 - 29, 2012

IT INDUSTRY IN PAKISTAN DURING 2012

Pakistan's IT industry's global share is estimated at US$2.8 billion, including global sales revenue of US$1.6 billion. A skilled workforce of 110,000 English-speaking IT professionals in the economy, of which 24,000 are engaged in exports.
Nearly 1500 companies. Two are listed on the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE), 2 on the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) and 1 on the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX). Nine STPs offering around 700,000 square feet of IT-enabled office space.
Seven multinational companies have 'Development Centers' in Pakistan. 110 ISO 9001, 23 CMMi and 11 ISO 27001 certified companies.

RESULTS OF QUALITY OF SERVICE (PTCL) DURING 2011

FAULT INCIDENCE FAULT CLEARANCE CALL FAILURE RATE BILLING ERROR INQUIRY
RESPONSE
37/100 lines/annum 95% within 24 hrs 100% within 48 hrs 2.70% (Local calls) 4.10% (NWD calls) 0.05 /100 bills/month 98% in 10 sec.
121.29 74.87 92 .86 2.19 2.83 0.7 9 17.34

WORLD MAJOR ICT INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

INDICATORS 2011
Fixed-line penetration (per 100 inhabitants) 18.6
Broadband Internet users penetration 30
Internet penetration (per 100 inhabitants) 65
International Internet bandwidth capacity (GB/s) 87
Digital television broadcast (percent of the countryís inhabited territory) 85
Mobile telephony penetration (cellular subscriptions per 100 inhabitants) 110
Computer penetration (computers per 100 inhabitants) 20

TELECOM REVENUES

YEAR (RS. MILLION)
2005-06 194,562
2006-07 235,613
2007 -08 278,550
2008 -09 333,809
2009 -10 344,212
2010 -11 362,935

CELLULAR PENETRATION IN PAKISTAN

YEAR (%)
2005-06 22.2
2006-07 40.9
2007 -08 54.7
2008 -09 58.2
2009 -10 60.4
2010 -11 64.76

TELECOM IMPORTS (CELLULAR MOBILE SETS)

YEAR (US$ MILLION)
2005-06 569.2
2006-07 670.2
2007 -08 445.9
2008 -09 129.7
2009 -10 169.2
2010 -11 218.2

BROADBAND CONNECTIONS IN EMERGING REGIONS (million)

CONNECTIONS 2011 2016
Mobile broadband in emerging regions 415 2,366
Total broadband in emerging regions 676 2,826
Mobile broadband (as a % of total) 61% 84%

TELECOM CONTRIBUTION TO EXCHEQUER (Rs. Billion)

YEAR GST ACTIVATION TAX PTA DEPOSITS
2005-06 26.8 11.4 17.4
2006-07 36.3 17.6 9.7
2007 -08 44.6 19.2 10.9
2008 -09 49.4 14.2 9.2
2009 -10 44.0 6.6 13.6
2010 -11 52.6 7.2 12.0

CELLULAR MOBILE QoS SURVEY RESULTS (SMS)

OPERATOR SMS SUCCESS
RATE>99%
END TO END SMS
DELIVERY< 8 SEC
CMPak 98.7 10.0
Mobilink 98.7 10.8
Telenor 98.3 8.4
Ufone 94.8 9.4
Warid 82.5 7.8
QoS: quality of service

RESULTS OF SECOND NATIONWIDE QUALITY OF SERVICE SURVEY (WLL) DURING 2011

OPERATORS NETWORK AVAILABILITY (100%) SERVICE ACCESSIBILITY CALL- SETUP TIME DELAY (<= 8SEC) SERVICE RETAIN ABILITY (>= 95%) MOS GRADE (>= 3)
LOCAL CALLS ON-NET (97%) NATIONWIDE CALL (95%) INTíL CALL (95%) AVERAGE (95.7%)
Wateen Telecom 99.5 77.5 93.4 100 90.3 6.2 92.5 3.7
Telecard (Go-CDMA) 100 86 82.6 74 80.9 7.7 97.2 3.8
PTCL (V-fone) 100 96.8 95.5 98.3 96.9 8.7 97.6 4
Link Direct (Infinity) 100 100 N/A 100 100 7.4 99.7 4.9
World Call 100 98.8 100 100 99.6 7.7 96.4 4.1
SCO 100 98 100 100 98.6 7 100 4.8

TELECOM INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN ( US$ Million)

OPERATORS

2007 -08

2008 -09

2009 -10

2010 -11

Cellular

2,337.7

1,229.75

908.8

358.6

LDI

403.9

276.75

183.1

108.8

LL

342.1

57.37

22.5

18.2

W L L

52 .8

82.11

23. 0

10.2

Total

3,136 .4

1,645.98

1 ,137.51

495.8


GLOBAL MOBILE CELLULAR PENETRATION

YEAR (%)
2005-06 41.8
2006-07 50.6
2007 -08 59.9
2008 -09 68.3
2009 -10 78.0

NET SUBSCRIBER ADDITIONS BY CELLULAR OPERATORS

YEAR MOBILINK UFONE CMPAK INSTAPHONE TELENOR WARID TOTAL
2004-05 4,253,096 1,777,943 454,465 -81,591 835,727 508,655 7,748,295
2005-06 9,736,470 4,907,902 116,017 -117,451 2,737,933 4,354,483 21,735,354
2006-07 9,260,896 6,527,039 -15,940 -3,615 7,127,672 5,757,248 2 8,653,300
2007-08 5,565,912 4,086,396 2,926,195 18,054 7,423,857 4,869,472 2 4,859,955
2008-09 2,895,524 1,904,267 2,435,813 -317,087 2,767,940 2,396,878 6,322,218
2009-10 3,065,709 -455,607 317,717 -34,048 2,905,092 -955,049 4,843,814
2010-11 1,175,613 984,687 4,223,405 - 2,868,858 456,111 9,708,674

CELLULAR SUBSCRIBERS IN PAKISTAN

PROVINCE PUNJAB SINDH NWFP BALOCHISTAN AJK & GB
FY 2010-11 61.6 30.4 11.3 3.5 2.1