USF Approves New Projects to be Awarded to Jazz and Telenor

Federal Ministrer for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui chaired the 63rd Board of Directors meeting of Universal Service Fund (USF) on Monday.

Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Maroof Afzal was also present in the meeting.

The meeting confirmed the minutes of the 62rd Board of Directors meeting of the USF.

The Board gave approval to award of contract to Telenor in respect of NG-BSD (Next Generation Broadband for Sustainable Development) Dadu Lot, comprising of unserved and underserved areas in distrtics of Dadu, Jamshoro and Thatta

The meeting also approved award of contract to Telenor in respect of NG-BSD NH & MW Lot-2 (N-25 & N-65), and NH & MW Lot-3 (N-50 & N-70).

The Board also approved award of contract to Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (PMCL) in respect of South Waziristan Lot.


  • The transparency, genuineness to the cause for USF indicates un-biased, sincerity to the very genuine, purposed licensee being Telenor, PMCL in respect to NG-BSD (Next Generation Broad Band for Sustainable Development) Dadu Lot, in addition to NG-BSD NH & MW Lot-2 (N-25 & N-65) and NH & MW Lot-3 (N-50 & N-70, also PMCL South Waziristan. Compliments/Congratulations Dr. Khalid Maqbul Siddiqi 63rd Directors Board meeting USF and Honorable Secretary Mr. Maroof Afzal to consider the very genuine, as among the other two licensed operators among which one was refused in by the US FCC Chairman Mr. Ajit Pai being insecure for United States.


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