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After Gilgit, Skardu Telenor Pakistan launches service in other important parts of Northern Areas including Chitral.

Islamabad Friday June 29, 2007: Telenor Pakistan, the countrys fastest growing cellular network, is now the Northern Areas largest network too. Telenor, in many parts of the Northern Areas, is the only available cellular operator. Following the launch of services from July 1st in Chitral, Gilgit, Hunza, Skardu, Darosh, Baroze, Shandur and other very important destinations, customers in Northern Areas will be able to enjoy Telenors innovative services such as SmartShare, Easyload, Mobile TV and all other offers that Telenor subscribers enjoy all over Pakistan.

Commenting on Telenor Pakistans launch in the Northern Areas, Chief Technical Officer Peter Anthony Dindial said: We are very excited about being able to offer our services to customers in the Northern Areas. Mapping the eastern end of Pakistans Himalayas in Skardu, going north to Gilgit and Hunza, and continuing west to Chitral, Telenor Pakistans wide coverage will enable customers to stay in touch with their loved ones wherever they may be.?

Telenor Pakistan is the first, and at many places, the only cellular network providing GSM services, despite very challenging weather conditions and terrain. Many of the Telenor cell-sites are connected to the rest of the country via satellite.

Excited to be providing Telenor Pakistans service at the highest polo ground in the world Chief Marketing Officer Telenor Pakistan Sigvart Voss Eriksen said: Arrangements for the Telenor Shandur Polo Festival 2007 are in full swing. As Telenor Pakistan is the official sponsor of the event, which will be held from July 7 to 9 in Shandur, we will make every effort to ensure that visitors coming to the event are able to meet all their telecommunication needs through our network.?

Telenor Pakistan will offer all its commercial cellular services through a network of Sales and Service Centers, Franchises and several thousand retail outlets on central locations. Customers nationwide are already benefiting from Telenors product portfolio, the most diverse in the industry, with packages like Persona postpaid, TalkShawk, djuice and Azadi.

The complete list of destinations is available on the Telenor Pakistan website.

The Telenor group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communications services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 123 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

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