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January 1970

Telenor Pakistan introduces International Recharge

Islamabad, August 10, 2007: Telenor Pakistan has engaged ezetop Ltd, an Irish based international mobile phone services company, to provide yet another, first of its kind service in Pakistan: International Recharge. Through this service Telenor Pakistan customers will become the only privileged subscribers in Pakistan to receive credit from their families and friends living abroad.

Chief Marketing Officer Telenor Pakistan Sigvart Voss Eriksen, excited about the milestone achievement, said: We are delighted to have ezetop on board in introducing another industry first service in Pakistan. International Recharge will allow thousands of people living in Middle East, UK and USA to send instant and practical support home. He added: We are intent at making it easy for our customers to use advanced services and utilize the real potential of Telenor available technology and the quality of its service.

ezetop Head of Business Development, David Shackleton, said: This is a significant development for Pakistani communities around the world who can now empower their relatives at home in Pakistan to stay in touch whenever they want

With international recharge facility, family and friends living abroad will soon be able to purchase Telenor Pakistan vouchers available in different denominations from any ezetop distribution partner abroad and send the voucher details to their loved ones in Pakistan who use Telenor Pakistan prepaid connection.

ezetop is an international online and retail business that sells mobile phone top-ups to immigrant populations worldwide as a way for them to support their relatives abroad. ezetop sells products across 35,000+ retail locations in the Middle East, UK and US as well as other markets. ezetop extensive online website,, also serves customers around the world.

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 129 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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