Press Releases

January 1970

Telenor crosses the 300 mark

ISLAMABAD, June 9, 2006: Telenor Pakistan has officially opened its GSM mobile network for commercial service in 26 more destinations. The total now stands at 312 destinations country-wide. The new destinations include: Lehtumber, Ghazi, Murree, Shakrila, Bara, Warsak, Temargara, Dadu, Sehwan, Khuzdar, Gandi Chowk, Pezu, Taja Zai, Attock - Fatehjang Road, Bahwalpur-Hasilpur Road, Cherat Road, Chiniot - Chak Jhumra Road, Daulatnagar - Gujrat Road, FatehJang - Basal Road, Hafizabad Road, Mangla - Jehlum road, Muzaffargarh-Mianwali Road, Narang Mandi - Shahdara Road, Sakrand-Qazi Ahmad Highway, Shahdara-Sharqpur Rd, Warsak Road.

Stressing Telenor Pakistan commitment to the development of the local market, Telenor Pakistan CEO Tore Johnsen said, Telenor today is the fastest growing network in the country and we are committed to developing the telecom sector, raising market standards, and offering value-added services. We are pleased to be able to extend our portfolio further and reach another milestone with 312 destinations.

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. At all these locations customers will experience the main product features, Easyload, and industry firsts such as unlimited validity “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 to all networks. Four new competitive postpaid packages including zero line rent and Friends and Family/ Closed User Group features with competitive prices will also be available. All these services have received great response from customers since their launch. Telenor Pakistan recent industry-first offer of Bubble Messages, a service that enables mobile subscribers to communicate with each other by exchanging short voice messages, will also be made available at all locations.

The Telenor group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communication services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 90 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.