Press Releases

17
April 2017

Telenor Pakistan shines at PAS Awards 2017, wins in ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ & ‘Best in PR’ categories

The latest edition of PAS Awards – country’s premier advertising awards – saw Telenor Pakistan continuing its winning streak and taking home awards in two key categories namely ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ & ‘Best in PR’.

In the ‘Telecommunication Service Provider’ category, there were a total of 12 submissions out of which 3 made it to the final round with Telenor being shortlisted for its ‘Sacha Sath’ campaign. In February last year, Telenor Pakistan unveiled its new positioning ‘Sacha Sath’ termed as a natural extension of its customers’ everyday life. Telenor’s campaign partners for Sacha Sath included Adcom Leo Burnett, OMD Pakistan, and Stimulus Productions.

The ‘Best in PR’ category received a total of 7 submissions with 2 being nominated for the award. Telenor won for the PR campaign of djuice’s ‘Oye Kuch Kar Guzar’ – Pakistan’s first-ever online feature film that also gives the watcher control over its plot. Telenor’s campaign partners for ‘Oye Kuch Kar Guzar’ included Adcom Leo Burnett, OMD Pakistan, The Digital Factory, Catwalk, TruBrew Records, Citrus Talent, and Google/YouTube Pakistan & Singapore.

“This latest recognition is a sheer testament to our commitment to excellence in everything we do,” said Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan. “We derive energy from appreciation, particularly from our customers for our efforts to pursue our mission of empowering Pakistan and serving all possible domains with greater passion. We will continue to serve better and strive to provide best products and services and create value for our customers,” he added.    

In PAS Awards 2017, Sacha Saath was also nominated in categories of Corporate Campaign, Platform Award - Best in TV and Nationally Originated Campaign, whereas Oye Kuch Kar Guzar, was also nominated for Media Innovation in addition to the category it won.