Telenor sets up largest retail network device sale

STAFF REPORT ISB: Telenor Pakistan has reinforced its ambition to secure growth as the retailers’ favorite business partner and strengthened its resolve to work with retail channel partners to deliver exceptional results in order to provide seamless digitized experience to the customers.

In this regard, Telenor becomes the first operator in Pakistan to enable 12,000 retailers and 500 Easyshops for device sale’ in more than 184 cities, all across the country. Through the enablement of

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Ban on SIMs retail sale to cost cellulars Rs.35b/year

STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s cellular firms would likely to incur a major revenue loss to the tune of Rs. 35 billion annually chiefly due to the ban slapped on the sale of new SIMs through retailers network. Citing a source in Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the paper reported that new sales fell by 75 percent, which translated into Rs. 4 billion as loss in revenues for five cellular operators in last two months. Additionally, the government earned 29 percent less revenues during the

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Other side of SIMs retail sale ban

DEVISING SHALLOW and immature policies has always been the privilege’ of the state authorities in one way or the other, apparently to benefit some quarters or individuals, or due to lack of the required level of vision. But the common man of this country has to bear the brunt of all this misgovernance. This time the axe falls on the poor retailers of telecom industry whom the authorities have left in the lurch by slapping ban on SIMs sale at retail points thus allowing the mobile phone

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