Press Releases

January 1970

Telenor on a roll now in 286 destinations

Islamabad, 21 April, 2006: Telenor Pakistan has officially opened its GSM mobile network for commercial service in 34 more destinations within a month of its last expansion at the Pakistan Day. The new destinations include: Ghakhar, Kotla, Kahna Nau, Zahirpir, Sadiqabad, Allu, Ahmadpur East, Dunyapur, Karorpakka, Burewala, Layyah, Pindi Gheb, Jand, Basal, Goliana, Dhudyial, Batkhela, Thana, Tarbela, Matiari, Qazi Ahmad, Mirpur Mathelo, Ubaro, Moro, Daulat Pur, Dharki, Hyderabad-Matiari Highway, Moro-Nosheroferoz Highway, Mirpur Mathelo-Ubaro Highway, Muzaffargarh-DG Khan Road, Ahmadpur-Sadiqabad Road, DG Khan-Taunsa Road, Qazi Ahmed-Dalatpur Highwayand Burewala-Arifwala Road.

Positive about Telenors prospects in the local market, Telenor Pakistans CEO Tore Johnsen said: By launching in 286 destinations within about 13 months, Telenor today is the fastest growing network in the country. We want to be the preferred operator for the Pakistani customer by ensuring that we deliver the most reliable connectivity, the most valuable innovations, transparency in billing, and the highest quality of customer services.?

Telenor will offer all its commercial cellular services through a network of Sales and Service Centers, Franchises and several thousand retail outlets on central locations. In all the said cities, customers will experience the feature, Easyload, and also be able to enjoy industry firsts such as 2nd minute low price, Special Umrah Offer with Prepaid international roaming to Saudi Arabia with activation fee of only Rs 1000 and Special Day Time Offer of Rs 2.45/min from 5am to 5pm per call to all networks. All these services have received great response from customers since their recent launch. Four new competitive postpaid packages including zero line rent, Friends & Family and Closed User Group features at attractive prices will also be available.

The Telenor group has operations in 17 countries around the world. Telenors mobile operations are one of the biggest in the world with over 82.7 million subscribers. Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.