Warid Congratulates PTA and Telecom Industry on Achieving 100m Subscriber Mark

Warid Telecom has congratulated Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) and the telecom Industry of Pakistan for achieving the milestone of one hundred million mobile subscribers.

More than 61% of population and over 92% of land area is now covered by cellular services. Being part of this great achievement and phenomenal success, Warid Telecom reinforces its commitment towards business excellence, said a statement issued by the company.

Being a consumer-centric company Warid ensures to serve its valuable customers with delighting customer care, exceptional network quality and innovative products and services.

While commenting on the achievement Mr. Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Telecom said:

“PTA has been very conducive and progressive since its inception. The mobile sector growth has been extraordinary and this sector has become a model for other countries across the world.

Telecom Industry has largely benefited from the initiatives taken by PTA such as the deregulation of international gateways and mobile number portability which helped grow teledensity. I am very optimistic about Telecom industry of Pakistan and wish PTA and all the industry stakeholders a great success in future”.

With the end of 2010 Warid completes its five and half years of successful business operations in Pakistan. The company sets the highest standards of business excellence and secured over 17 million satisfied subscribers with a market share of about 17% and a network coverage in 6800 destinations, servicing 550 cities including Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas of Pakistan.

With the substantial market share, a strong brand repute, loyal subscriber base and the recognition as the most trusted cellular service, Warid Telecom continues to set excellence benchmarks in the telecom Industry of Pakistan.