List Of Telecommunication Companies In Pakistan [2021]

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Different telecommunication companies are working and conveying their services throughout Pakistan. Some of these are well known, while others are relatively less. However, we have mentioned here a list of all the telecommunication companies operating in Pakistan. Also, we have written down brief details about every single company.

These telecommunication companies can be split into two categories. These are:

  1. Cellular telecommunication companies
  2. Internet telecommunication companies

Cellular Telecommunication Companies in Pakistan

There are four large data companies operating and providing their high standard services in the whole country. However, the fifth one (SCOM) is an area-specific large network. The list of companies in this section are:

  1. Jazz (Previously Mobilink & Warid)
  2. Telenor
  3. Zon
  4. Ufone
  5. SCOM (Azad Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan only)

1. Jazz (Previously Mobilink & Warid):

Jazz is the most well-named mobile network and internet provider in Pakistan with reliable and responsive services.

It was formed by the merger of Mobilink and Warid_ two we’ll know networks. Jazz is a continuously growing network in Pakistan, with over 63 million active users. Moreover, it facilitates its users with postpaid and prepaid beneficial services.

Jazz is also a 4G+ LTE-A provider and has successfully completed its 5G trails with the speed of 1.5Gbps. Undoubtedly, the popularity of Jazz is getting high day-by-day due to superior and responsive customer care.

2. Telenor:

Telenor (2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G)  is one of the largest telecom companies in Pakistan, with about 45 million subscribers. It got its license in 2005, from then to now it has earned peak reputation_ no doubt because of its premium services.

Telenor provides its user’s with data bundles in reasonable prizes. It allows subscription of daily, weekly, and monthly packages according to the customer’s desire. Additionally, it has successfully passed the 5G service test to fulfill the fast speed and better service requirements.

3. Zong:

Zong( 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G) is the first overseas mobile data network set up in Pakistan by China Mobile.  It got its license from Millicom in 2008 to run GMS networking all around Pakistan.

Zong is on the list of most comprehensive GMS providers with around 36 million active users.

Zong is the first Fiber-to-the-Home service provider in Pakistan; however, currently, this service is available in specific Karachi areas in Pakistan.

4. Ufone:

Ufone or Pak Telecom Mobile Limited is a GMS cellular network provider in Pakistan. Ufone is at the fourth number among all mobile network companies with 22 million subscribers. It is a 2G,3G, and 4G LTE coverage provider.

Ufone is continuously working on upgrading its level and on competing with its competitor companies.

5. SCOM (Azad Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan only):

Special Communications Organization (SCO) is a dominant network providing its services in the area of Azad Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan. SCOM serves almost 1.7 million people in these regions. It is mainly focusing on delivering  2G/3G and 4G services with quality networking.

With the name of SNET, SCOM is also permitting the users to avail of wired fixed-line Internet services. Its area-specific services make it a noticeable network in the region of Azad Kashmir & Gilgit-Baltistan.

Internet Telecommunication Companies in Pakistan

There are several Internet telecom companies satisfied their customers with their level best services. These companies are attempting to offer modern technologies for a promising experience. The list of companies in this section are:

  1. Nayatel
  2. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd
  3. Supernet Limited            
  4. Wateen Telecom
  5. Wi-Tribe
  6. WorldCall
  7. Telecard Ltd

1. Nayatel:

Nayatel is a developing telecom company in Pakistan. It is empowering day-by-day in Pakistan with its (FTTH) cable services. It has converted cities of Pakistan into well connected wired cities.

Currently, Nayatel has covered four cities of Pakistan (Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, and Faisalabad) with its double cable web.

 Its supportive, 24/7 customer care services make Nayatel one of the most trusted and comfortable network for users. Nayatel is offering various monthly Internet packages for the requirement and satisfaction of every single customer from economy to Supreme packages.

2. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd:

PTCL is the oldest, famous, and national telecommunication company. It is the biggest telephone and internet service provider, countrywide.

PTCL is the most extensive line network and delivering Internet Data, GSM, HSPA+, CDMA, LTE, broadband internet, IPTV, and wholesale services nationwide.

In many major metropolitan Centres, it has set up the Optical Fibre Access Network and has also started modernization of local loop services for fast networking.

PTCL is a primarily fixed-line telephone company throughout Pakistan. It was traditionally providing only ADSL broadband. However, to compete with modern requirements, it has started delivering VDSL2 and FTTH GPON to its customers in large cities( Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Quetta, and Peshawar).

It is also giving wireless services, under the brand name of ‘EVO Nitro’ or ‘CharJi Evo.’ Moreover, PTCL is the only telecom company in Pakistan, which has Collaborate with Netflix. Certainly, PTCL is the oldest, modest, and most reliable telecom company operating in Pakistan.

3. Supernet Limited:

Supernet Limited is considered the most reliable telecom company, and it was the first private company established in 1995. It has excellent customer satisfaction due to its wide range of reliable services. These include wireless, LTE, optical fiber, and satellite.

Another reason for Supernet’s fame is the presence of its supportive services, even in the remotest areas countrywide.  Supernet takes customer satisfaction as its first priority. Also, it believes in providing stable and strong connections.

4. Wateen Telecom:

Wateen Telecom is a Lahore, Pakistan based company with the largest fiber-optic network in entire Pakistan. Its services include internet, voice, multimedia, and enterprise Solutions at a satisfactory level.

Also, Wateen is providing VSAT connections in the areas, lack fiber network connectivity. It is considered as a named telecom company as it connects over 23 cities inside Pakistan.

Plus, it gives Internet speed up to 100Mbps for nonstop smooth downloading, gaming, and audio & video calling. Furthermore, it allows users to get their desired Internet speed as per their requirements.

5. Wi-tribe:

wi-tribe is a 3G and 4.5G Internet network in four main cities (Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi) of Pakistan. Moreover, it is the first company who launched 4.5G LTE-Advanced technology in Pakistan and South Asia (currently available in Karachi and Lahore only).

However, wi-tribe is a broadband internet service provider with customer satisfaction in significant cities. After launching of 4.5G high-speed internet, it got more fame in the telecom industry.

Also, it is Zong mobile network partner and has completed 5G testing successfully in 2019.

6. WorldCall:

WorldCall is a Lahore, Pakistan based telecom company with a motive to become Pakistan’s largest internet network. Salman Taseer founded it in 1996, and Omantel acquired it in 2008.

WorldCall uses a hybrid Fiber Coaxial Network to provide durable and robust network services to its users. It is delivering broadband Internet, LDI, cable TV, and digital TVs.

Yet, it is conveying its services in Pakistan’s two big cities that are Lahore and Karachi. However, the company is in a continuous effort to broaden the level of its services.

7. Telecard Ltd:

Telecard is a  fixed Telecom network services provider throughout Pakistan. It is long distance and International company with wholesale and retail telephone services. It also offers data communication services.

In Azad Jammu and Kashmir, it is conveying CDMA based wireless local loop network.

Moreover, it delivers satellite connectivity all over Pakistan, and its mission is to provide cutting-edge technologies to meet modern needs.

Conclusion:

We have provided you with the list of telecommunication companies operating in Pakistan. Through the above details, you can get all the necessary facts about these companies.

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