Number of 3G, 4G subscribers reaches 23.65 million




STAFF REPORT ISB: The number of 3G and 4G subscribers in Pakistan reached 23.65 million by December, 2015 as compared to 21.68 million by November 2015, showing a reasonable growth in modern mobile broadband services with each passing month. The operators, providing mobile broadband services, have collectively added around two million users during one month.

According to the recently issued Telecom Indicators by Pakistan Telecommunication Authorities (PTA), among the mobile phone

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PTCL new application allows subscribers to pay bills using android devices


STAFF REPORT ISB: TouchPTCL is the new feature which will enable Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) subscribers to pay their telephone bills through android smartphones and smart watches.

TouchPTCL is a mobile application which can be used by subscribers to pay their bills of different services including landline/EVO, recharge credit, EVO/V-Fone Pre-Paid etc. This mobile application also covers information services and bill enquiry, regular updates and customer care support

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Warid sprints ahead with highest 4G LTE subscribers




STAFF REPORT LHR: Warid Telecom, premier Telecommunication Network Operator Company in Pakistan has marked its 10years of service in the country. Warid telecom also sprinted fast as it also became the largest 4G LTE Network in a succinct span of less than 6 months. It is noteworthy that Warid entails highest number of LTE subscribers in the country, whereby a mammoth 85,000 people subscribed to it during last 180 days.

Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Telecom said, "Warid Telecom has

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Warid sprints ahead with highest 4G LTE subscribers


STAFF REPORT LHR: Warid Telecom, premier Telecommunication Network Operator Company in Pakistan has marked its 10 years of service in the country. Warid telecom also sprinted fast as it also became the largest 4G LTE Network in a succinct span of less than 6 months. It is noteworthy that Warid entails highest number of LTE subscribers in the country, whereby a mammoth 85,000 people subscribed to it during last 180 days.

Muneer Farooqui, CEO of Warid Telecom, said, "Warid Telecom has

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Focus on how cellcos satisfy subscribers




STAFF REPORT ISB: With the increased penetration of cellular mobile operators across Pakistan, the subscribers have become matured enough to rank and choose the mobile operator depending on the quality of services, back-end support and customer care facilities.
The telecom firms are also focusing on educating customers to give them a basic understanding about the service which they are inquiring about.
"Experience is going to define the telcos’ future, the diversification has

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5m subscribers added to 3G network




STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s telecommunication sector sold 5 million high-speed mobile internet connections within five months of acquiring third generation (3G) mobile spectrum licences with China Mobile Pakistan (Zong) dominating the market.
According to the PTA report on 3G, the growth has helped the country more than double its broadband subscriptions to 8 million, up from 3.7 million at the end of June, 2014.
China Mobile Pakistan (Zong) added 1.68 million 3G subscribers to

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Mobilink offers e-choice tech for subscribers




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan’s one of the biggest telecom company, Mobilink, has introduced a new bill payment facility for its postpaid customers across the country.
According to details, now users can pay their bill without visiting the Mobilink office as the bills can simply be paid.
The consumers can pay their bill through commercial websites of below mentioned banks, by calling your phone banking officer and by visiting the designated branches of the banks including Summit Bank

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Cellcos deprive subscribers of cheap packages on Eid




STAFF REPORT KHI: The mobile phone service providers during Eid days discontinued several of their packages or bundle that probably announced hundreds of times in a day through different medium of instructions and thus grabbed the public money through illegitimate way.
Subscribers of the telecom sector have strongly condemned these service providers for this blow to their trust on these cell companies who use huge amounts to publicize their packages through massive campaigns through

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Cell companies finally take the saddle to offer 3G, 4G tech to subscribers




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is set to experience the high speed broadband that would help in expediting socio-economic progress of the country as the successful mobile companies have been awarded 3G, 4G spectrum licences.
The licenses have been awarded to four mobile companies including Mobilink, Telenor, Ufone and Zong at a recently held special ceremony in Islamabad.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was the chief guest on the occasion, claimed that Rs260 billion will be collected in

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After winning 4G licence, Zong setting new cellular horizon for subscribers




STAFF REPORT ISB: With winning licence for the world’s most advanced cellular technology – 4G spectrum – in the recently held auction of 3G-4G licences in Pakistan, Zong, a subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC), is seeing a leading role for itself in the field of cellular services in the country.
The company has recently won the much anticipated spectrum auction for Next Generation Mobile Services to become the only 3G and 4G operator in Pakistan.
"Our

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Cellcos subscribers entry slows after new SIMs rules

STAFF REPORT IBD: the sales of cellular connections in Pakistan has drastically declined following the new SIM rules are confining cellular companies to sell SIMs via service centres and company owned franchises only.According to latest data issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, five cellular companies could add a total of 143,609 new subscribers in February 2013, down from the average addition of around 1000,000 subscribers per month during past six months.The data shows that the

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