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Rs 20 bln USF projects being spent transparently

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article image ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman Khan has said that the amount of Universal Service Funds (USF) is being spent through a proper mechanism and the USF board has representation both public and private sectors. She said Rs 20 billion worth projects are in progress under the USF throughout the country and these would be further enhanced. "We have Rs 70 billion under Universal Service Funds (USF) out of which Rs…Read More

BoD discusses 2-year plan outline of USF

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of the Universal Service Fund Company has met at the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom in Islamabad. The meeting was headed by Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman in which an outline of the company’s two-year plan together with the core efforts and progress of telecommunication services in un-served and under-served places all over the length and breadth of the country by USF Co were assessed.Other Board members…Read More

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BoD discusses 2-year plan outline of USF

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of the Universal Service Fund Company has met at the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom in Islamabad. The meeting was headed by Minister of State for IT andamp; Telecom Anusha Rehman in which an outline of the company’s two- year plan together with the core efforts and progress of telecommunication services in un-served and under-served places all over the length and breadth of the country by USF Co…Read More

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USF asked to expedite setting up telecentres

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Board of Directors of Universal Service Fund Company (USF) has directed the management to expedite the implementation, bidding process and establishment of Universal Telecentres. The decision was taken in the 43rd Board of Directors meeting of the USF, which has recently been held with Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rahman in the chair. The meeting took deep interest in the implementation of Universal Telecentres project, which is aimed at…Read More

USF, PBM sign MoU to promote girls digital education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The ICT initiative for girls’ empowerment’ organised by the Ministry of Information Technology in collaboration with Bait-ul-Maal, Universal Services Fund and Microsoft has been launched here. Under this initiative, USF and Bait-ul-Maal (PBM) have signed an MoU to impart latest computer knowledge to girls across the country. PBM Managing Director Abid Waheed and CEO USF signed the agreement. The event was also witnessed by Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar and…Read More

USF agreed to finance Telenor and Ufone

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Realizing the enormous land significance of far-flung urban communities of Baluchistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the Universal Service Fund (USF) has honored an immense aggregate of Rs 8.76 Billion to Telenor and Ufone to give fundamental telephony and information services to the number of inhabitants in Shangla, Zhob and Sibi. An agreement of worth Rs.3.61 Billion has been conceded to Zhob which is a residential community and the locale capital of Zhob Region in Balochistan…Read More

USF recompenses Rs 8 Billion to Telenor and Ufone to amplify services in KPK and Baluchistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Realizing the enormous land significance of far-flung urban communities of Baluchistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, the Universal Service Fund (USF) has honored an immense aggregate of Rs 8.76 Billion to Telenor and Ufone to give fundamental telephony and information services to the number of inhabitants in Shangla, Zhob and Sibi. An agreement of worth Rs.3.61 Billion has been conceded to Zhob which is a residential community and the locale capital of Zhob Region in…Read More

USF upright to promote computer literacy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The computer literacy is of foremost important and it must be enhanced in order to improve the proficiency of youth that will further extend their employability chance. These views were expressed by participants in Board of Directors meeting of Universal Service Fund (USF). State Minister for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman and Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Dr Ismail Shah were also present on the occasion. The…Read More

USF upright to promote computer literacy

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The computer literacy is of foremost important and it must be enhanced in order to improve the proficiency of youth that will further extend their employability chance. These views were expressed by participants in Board of Directors meeting of Universal Service Fund (USF). State Minister for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman and Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Dr Ismail Shah were also present on the occasion. The…Read More

USF, Telenor enter deal for services

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Universal Service Fund (USF) and Telenor have signed a contract worth Rs1.9 billion to provide basic telephony and data services to the population in the yet un-served areas of Chitral "Lot" consisting of identified areas in Chitral, Upper Dir and Lower Dir districts. On the occasion, Minister for IT Anusha Rahman said that through the rural telecom project in Chitral lot, an un-served population of around 1.2 million, people residing in 1,173 mauzas…Read More