Press Releases

13
August 2005

Telenor adds on 11 more destinations

ISLAMABAD, Aug 13, 2005: Telenor Pakistan will officially open its GSM mobile network for commercial service in Patoki, Lahore-Patoki Road, Kharian, Gujar Khan, Kasur, Lahore-Kasur Road, Chiniot, Faisalabad-Chiniot Road, Wazirabad, Lahore-Wazirabad Road and Lahore-Islamabad GT Road on Aug 14, 2005.

Telenor celebrating Independence Day along with its Thanks a Million campaign, will offer all its commercial cellular services through a network of several hundred retail outlets on central locations. In all these cities, customers will for the first time experience the successful new feature Easyload which is electronic loading of prepaid airtime. Telenor will also offer high quality coverage to the Lahore Islamabad GT-Road.

By launching in 21 destinations and soon providing coverage to Motorway, the Telenor network will cover a population of approximately 37.59 million people including the main cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Jehlum and Peshawar.

As part of the 1 million celebrations, customers in the launching cities will also be able to participate in the ongoing Thanks a Million promotion which enables all prepaid customers to participate in the lucky draw of Rs.1 million on recharge of Rs.500.

This campaign includes 50% reduced rates for calls from Telenor to Telenor on both post and pre-paid packages. To celebrate the growing Telenor family, customers can now make nationwide on-net calls for as low as Rs.1.24 per minute postpaid and Rs.1.72 per minute pre-paid. Telenor Pakistan has also recently reduced International call charges significantly. Customers can call friends and family in USA, Canada, UK, Germany and France for as low as Rs.7 per minute.

Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA Norway, and is the only mobile operator in Pakistan which has international mobile operations in more than 12 countries.