Telenor Announces 3G Footprint in 45 Cities with 1.3 Million 3G Customers

Telenor Pakistan today announced that it will be expanding its 3G footprint to 45 cities by end of October 2014 while it has 1.3 Million 3G users on its network already.

A statment issued by the company said that during the fifth phase of commercial roll out, Telenor’s 3G services are launched in following cities:

  • Lodhran,
  • Khanewal,
  • Malakand,
  • Rahim Yar Khan,
  • Murree and Nathia Gali

Company said that Lower Dir, Mansehra, Sukkur, Larkana, Ghotki and Bhakkar will be equipped with 3G service by the end of this month.

Telenor’s 3G Coverage Map:

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Telenor has said that free trial of 3G services will be offered to Telenor Pakistan’s customers in these areas for two weeks. The subscribers will be notified about the end of free 3G trial service via SMS and Telenor Pakistan’s official website.

Under the free 3G trial offer, customers can enjoy 50 MBs of free data every day. Data services on 2G will be charged as usual.

Irfan Wahab Khan, Chief Marketing Officer, Telenor Pakistan on the occasion said that Telenor Pakistan is the largest and fastest growing 3G network in Pakistan with 1.3 million customers actively using 3G services in urban, semi urban and rural areas across the country.

While explaining company’s roll-out strategy, Mr. Wahab said that Telenor has a twofold strategy to aggressively roll out 3G sites in the country: one is to increase the number of 3G sites within a city thus expanding the in-city coverage and other is to increase the number of 3G cities across the country.