COMSATS Celebrates 15 Years of Internet Services

DSC00222COMSATS Internet Services (CIS) celebrated its 15th anniversary of starting Internet Services in Pakistan. Yes, it’s been 15 years since this company started offering Internet services in Pakistan.

Anniversary was named as “15 years of Internet Excellence” and was recently celebrated at an employee event at Islamabad Hotel.

Chief Guest for the event was Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, Executive Director, COMSATS. Other guests included Dr. Junaid Zaidi, Rector, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, and Mr. Parvez Ahmed Butt, Advisor COMSATS for CIS. Mr. Nayab Gul, Manager Marketing, was the stage secretary.

During the event a comprehensive presentation was given by Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Asim Shahryar Husain. The CEO highlighted the achievements of CIS during 2010-11 including up-gradation of data center and training center, new offices in Karachi, Peshawar, and Lahore, and launching of seven new product brands.

He mentioned that CIS is offering wireless broadband packages for SMEs and corporate customers as well as new training courses for PMP®, ITIL®, Cisco®, and Microsoft®.

Addressing the gathering, Mr. Parvez Butt talked about how CIS was approved by the then Prime Minister, Ms. Benazir Bhutto and how CIS brought Internet to Pakistan in 1996.

This was followed by an address by Executive Director COMSATS. Dr. Qureshi, he said that it is a great achievement for CIS to be in operation for more than 15 years with zero private investment.

  • Congrats Comsats Internet Services! They have come a long way. I was one of their first dialup customers. Using DSL from comsats now and it’s smoooooooth!

  • on the bday of comsats, a good news for comsats. Linkdotnet consumer dsl is bout to close.grab as much u can.

  • Congratulations to Comsats on 15th Bday….. i kicked off my internet journey by using comsats in late 90’s and it was totally worth it….. no doubt it was the best dial-up experience and i am sure they must be providing good dsl too… best of luck for future.

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