No, regional taxation is only applied on non-bundle Voice & SMS on the basis of usage
Network would identify customer’s region through the tower from where the customer is catching signals
Region based taxation means ratio of FED on voice calls & SMS and WHT (Advance Income Tax) on recharge would be according to customer’s region from where Call/SMS is initiated or recharge is made.
In compliance with the applicable laws of provinces and administrative regions, Telenor Pakistan has implemented Regional Taxation whereby customers in different parts of Pakistan will be taxed based on their respective areas.
Withholding Tax of 15% will be charged nationwide, except in GB, when applicable.
FED charges are 16% in ICT, 0% in GB and 19.5% in rest of Pakistan
If a customer recharges via EasyLoad and their phone is off, then location will not be available for such customer and a default tax of 15% WHT and 19.5% FED will be charged