Telenor Faces Network Outage in Pakistan

Telenor experienced a network outage across Pakistan today, we have checked with Telenor users across the country.

Majority of Telenor customers confirmed that their mobile phone signals vanished and they were unable to make or receive calls during this down time. They subsequently took to Twitter and Facebook to report the outage.

Users from across Punjab and Sindh were reportedly impacted by the outage that, according to company officials, lasted for over half an hour.

According to a Telenor official, company’s network was down due to a technical issue that has been fixed now. The official confirmed that customers in the North, AJK, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, surrounding areas were impacted. However, as mentioned above, ProPakistani received outage reports from Karachi, Lahore and other parts of Pakistan as well.

  • Outage time: 30 minutes
  • Affected areas: All across Pakistan
  • Current status: Resolved

This is a developing story and we will add more information as we receive it

Talal is a Director and the Chief Content Officer at ProPakistani. Reach out at [email protected]


  • And I received a message from Zong stating a possible network outage due to technical issues. LOL :-P

  • After suffering frequent call drops, signal loss, poor 2G & 3G coverage in my area in Islamabad i’ve got rid of my Telenor connections for good. I’m extremely happy as a result! For me it was a daily outage & headache so i’m not surprised!

  • Yesterday at one time. today was worse here in Islamabad… no signal no calls absolutely dead :(

  • Drop me a message I will call you on whatsapp +923428775703, to active your WhatsApp calling option.

    • Yes only Warid and Mobilnk is best whose using Ericsson
      Zong and Ufone is better whose using Huawei
      Zong is just Good whose using ZTE

  • This has been going on for the past few days, no outages, but lower signals and dead 3g in 3g coverage areas..

  • There was severe outage of Ufone + PTCL yesterday of more than 8 hours….no calls no sms no internet

      • I hvn’t seen any such severe outage before…made me to think abt changing the network or atleast keeping a backup network.

            • if you have not use Warid in Pakistan than you do not know about the QoS, just try once you will never leave Warid on Network related issue.

              • Oh yes. I agree. No network comes even close to Warid when it comes to smooth connectivity, crystal clear voice. And literally no issues. One of the best networks I have seen in the world. Tried all networks an apart from Ufone (that was slightly better apart from their 3G strategy) none impressed and I’m back to it.
                And honestly if you haven’t used Warid you really dont know what an excellent voice and data quality is. Impressive really.

  • We have been facing this issue in I9-I10 sector for last 6 days,Telenor/ Zong signals GONE!!
    In contact to Operator, PTA is practicing some Mobile Jammer in ahead of Metro Inauguration/ 23 March Parade.

  • Bullshit service…. No signals since early morning and it’s 2pm now…. Disappointed from Telenor service …. It’s time to say good bye to Telenor
    Outage of more than 8 hours in Pwd Islamabad

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