SMS packages: A Tool to Capture and Retain Customers

As young population of Mobile phone users is continuously on the rise in Pakistan, Cellular companies are introducing new SMS packages every other day to hold the subscribers.

In fact SMS has become easy bait for all these cellular companies to hold their subscribers. The prime example of this phenomenon is Ufone, which is leading the SMS race in the country.

Here is the Comparison of all SMS packages offered by cellular companies:

Note: You may need to choose a specific package to avail following mentioned SMS bundles. Not all packages of respective operators may support following deals.

Please check respective operators and their packages for detailed information.

PriceSMSValidity
8.37 (Inc.tax)12007 days
29.88 (Inc. tax)350015 days
59.75 (Inc.tax)750030 days
1.79 (Inc.tax)2001 day 24 hours

  • Telenor TalkShawk
PriceSMSValidity
5+ Tax2005 days
10+Tax45015 days
30+Tax150015 days
2.5 + Tax15024 hours
  • Ufone
PriceSMSValidity
6.99+Tax12007 days
25+Tax250014 days
80+Taxunlimited30 days
3.99+Tax50024 hours
PricesumsValidity
3.99 Plus Tax50024 hours
1.5 Plus tax15024 hours
6.99 Plus tax1,2007 Days
80 Plus Tax8,00030 Days
PriceSMSValidity
1010007 days
50500 per day15 days
80500 per day30 days
3.99500+100 MMS1 day 24 hours

  • Warid
PriceSMSValidity
7.99+Tax10007 days
6.99+Tax7007 days
2.992501 day 24 hours

  • Warid also Offer Zen SMS Craze: Rs. 150 (inclusive of taxes) for 5000 SMS/MMS plus 10 MB of GPRS

There is not much of a difference in all these SMS packages offered by Cellular companies and it is getting cheaper day by day yet giving them more revenue by capturing more subscribers.

These cellular companies have made our youngsters addicted to the SMS mania and they can’t afford to stay away from SMS any time.

Just to tell you few facts:

  • Pakistanis exchanged 151 billion text messages in year 2009 that is 1532 SMS per subscriber.
  • Pakistanis exchanged 128 text messages average per person in 2009 that is higher than 105 messages of world over all average of per person SMS sent in a month.
  • According to the International telecommunication Union (ITU) the globe is earning 14000 dollars every second from SMS that is, assuming an average cost of USD 0.07 per SMS .In 2010 SMS traffic was generating an average of USD 812000 per minute (USD 14000per second) from 5.3 billion global users.
  • Pakistan is ranked fifth in global SMS per subscriber per month list after Philippines 834 ranked first, U.S.A 464 ranked second, Sweden 149 ranked third, and U.K 142 ranked fourth.


  • waqas

    Add Warid 50 paisa package in GLOW

    and
    ZEM
    Zoom Limited and unlimited SMS + MMS offer (the first ever SMS package of Pakistan)

  • Engr. SM Raza

    I Think Telenor is leading here

  • Hassan

    Also add
    SMS craze of Warid Rs 150 inclusive of tax
    5000 SMS/MMS + 10 MB of GPRS Validity 30 days
    Kindly update the above post

  • Telenor Djuice is the best in this business. Telenor is giving one month sms bundle in Rs.50 without tax and Ufone is giving one month sms bundle in Rs.80 without tax. Its ups to you which one u chose. Telenor Djuice Bolti Band SMS Shuru. Telenor Rocks. I Love Telenor.

  • asad rehmani

    this is a good and easy way of communication

  • zubair

    To
    Admin
    You have not mentioned WARID’s all SMS packages also mentioned by few bloggers above.

    Regards

  • cheeku

    …. Mobilink, JAZZ ……… NO INCOMING CALLS since morning, Customer Service says, problem with system in Lahore, anyone else experiencing the same behaviour?

  • Khalid Chaudhry

    Mobilink Jazz is best of all. . . 500 sms 3.99 rupez, 2 days. 150 sms 1.50 rupez, 2days & 1200 sms for 6.99 rupez, 7 days. S000per pakgz. . JazZ apna ha.

  • sherry

    This post is biased and incomplete. actually ufone is so NOT leading the race. they only have the 14 day validity bundle which is lame. costs abt 29 rs incl tax. all the rest ufone sms pckages that you have mentioned here are ONLY available only on their youth package. ufone liars! ufone cheaters!

  • Hasan

    Guys check out Ufones website again, i think Ufone is the cheapest with the following packages copied from the website:

    *Uth Daily SMS Package 600 SMS daily @ Rs. 1.99 + tax

  • Kami

    Sherry all operators are cheating… MOBILINK is offering ONLY for JAZZJAZBA …. TELENOR is ONLY offering good packages for DJUICE … WARID is ONLY offering for GLOW !!!
    Atleast appreciate the fact that Ufone is offering good packages to all customers

    • kashif

      Open ur eyes! Ufone offers rs.1.99 daily and 6.99 weekly pkg ONLY ON UTH. ONLY ON UTH. ONLY ON UTH.

  • Hammad

    Dude i subscribed to WARID 50 paisa ! i was shocked to know that the pacage is not available between 9 – 11 pm !!!! atleast bata to do yar ads main !!!!!

    • Navy

      Warid Customer Representative Officers are lacked in the knowledge about their packages and some system flows.

      I had a bad experince with them last week.

  • Navy

    Add

    Mobilink pre-paid user can opt all SMS packages being offered in Jazz Jazba.

  • Ali

    im using ufone and i love the new one number free sms package … its soo kewl ! please tell me if there are any other such packages available

  • cheeku

    Can anybody please confirm this???

    Mobilink, JAZZ ……… NO INCOMING CALLS since morning, Customer Service says, problem with system in Lahore, anyone else experiencing the same behaviour?

  • Bitter

    Useless and Incomplete post

  • Every company want to become a good for
    people ,because then they would become a popular company.
    I think every company better in different kinds and they doing well job…

  • mohsin

    uth sms packeges can only be used if u hav sub uth pkg
    other wise daily pkg is 5.00 pkr
    and u can not avail weekly sms pkg
    incomplete post.

  • ZAHID

    ZONG OFFERS TWO DAILY PACKAGES 500 SMS/DAY FOR 2.5 RS AND 500+100MMS/DAY FOR 3.99 RS BRINGS ZONG ON TOP.
    ALSO IN ADDITION TO SMS,ZONG”S LBC OFFER 7B RS MAIN UNLIMITED CALLS MAKES IT MATCHLESS FROM ITS COMPETITORS.

    • Ammar

      The rates of zong sms package return here are inclusive of taxes ?

  • Saad Durrani

    Smokescreen practice.

  • mueed mushtaq

    kami bhai jazba jazba main jo b sms packages offer kiye jarahe hain daily weekly aur monthly wo tamam packages k sath active ho jate hain zarori nahi hai k ap jazz jazba package use kar rahe ho tou jazz k sath hi ye sms packages use kar sakte ho No restriction from mobilink enjoy mobilink unbeatable and innovative services every time.

  • Asad

    biased and incomplete post! it is clear that he write did not even bother to visit the website of the operators before writing this post!

  • Hassan

    i m a ufone customer for years, love uth package! there is no package like the daily package , 600 SMS for only 2 rupees!

  • Kami

    Kashif open ur eyes !!! MOBILINK is offering ONLY for JAZZJAZBA …ONLY JAZZJAZBA…. TELENOR is ONLY offering good packages for DJUICE, ONLY DJUICE … WARID is ONLY offering for GLOW, ONLY GLOW !!!
    WAKE UP AND ACCEPT REALITY!!!

  • Maani

    here is the details of Ufone SMS Budle Offer

    http://www.ufone.com/prepaid_sms.aspx