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Telenor to provide 3G/4G services to remote areas of Pakistan

Amna Ansar Jul 07, 2017
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Telenor Pakistan to ensure the 3G/4G internet services in collaboration with National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) to remote areas of country. In this regard, NTC and Telenor has penned consent to provide 3G/4G services to customers of NTC within the country.

Telenor will provide services through its mobile network to the areas where NTC infrastructure is not present. Services like internet dongles, SIM cards to provide 3G/4G GSM and mobile handsets will be provided by mobile network.

During ceremony, the managing director (MD) of NTC, Brig (r) Viqar Rashid Khan and CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab were present.

Telenor to have subscriber base of 36 million, it will make the mobile network the second largest mobile operator in the country.

NTC is the telecom service provider to the government of country. NTC is given LDI license to provide services to forces of country, defense projects, provincial governments and federal government.

According to the chairman of NTC it is the first service provider of country which introduced apps like Go-Smart and is well known for extending 3G and 4G services to subscribers under private and public partnership. During meeting Rashid Khan further elaborated about future plans of NTC.

He said, NTC is seeking to extend its network to all the province of the country within few years.

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