Pakistan’s leading provider of digital and telecommunications services, Telenor Pakistan, celebrates its 14th anniversary with a renewed commitment to empower Pakistan. Since its inception in 2005, the company has become the second largest cellular operator in the country, with 44 million solid and growing customers and a 28% share in the telecommunications market in Pakistan. Telenor Pakistan has also become a leader in the digital transformation driven by ICT in the country.
Telenor Pakistan Celebrates 14 Years of Pakistan’s Empowerment
The Telenor-Pakistani journey consists of much of the industry’s first initiatives and benchmarks, including the country’s first and most important mobile banking services, Easypaisa, the best data and broadband services of its kind, the multiple digital solutions. For agriculture and civil rights, Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) enabled the network and industry’s first and only 4.5G service to name a few.
The company recently established its new headquarters in Islamabad, built to bring innovation and creativity to customer solutions. Since its inception, Telenor Pakistan has taken a leading position in the creation and development of a digital ecosystem in Pakistan and is an important facilitator of the country’s national digital agenda.
Throughout its operations, Telenor Pakistan has ensured that its goal of “connecting people with the utmost importance to them” is fully integrated into their products and services, as well as the ways of doing business. Maintaining sustainability as a priority in all business processes and policies offers Telenor Pakistan’s solutions growth and socio-economic development in the country. It reflects the company’s commitment to provide more power to its customers through connectivity. innovative digital
“Telenor Pakistan has been a strong advocate of technology being the answer to socio-economic challenges,” said Telenor Pakistan chief executive Irfan Wahab Khan.
We have always been on the lookout for new ways to extend the benefits of technology not only to our customers, but to millions of Pakistanis who are yet to be digitally and financially included. With proliferation of mobile phones, we realized there’s no better way to empower them than leveraging the strong tele-density in the Pakistani market. That is when our digital interventions to empower our society shifted gears and today we lead the industry with disruptive solutions in agriculture, civic rights, IoT, emerging solutions in entertainment, and more. This is only the start of an exciting journey ahead.
Over the past 14 years, Telenor Pakistan has managed the country’s digital ecosystem using a multilateral approach that includes the continued increase in network footprint, innovative products and services, and affordable connectivity. In addition to providing best-in-class services and expanding our network to unmanaged and unattended areas, Telenor Pakistan’s portfolio offers affordable data services and devices an accelerated digital recording in the country.
Initiatives such as Telenor Velocity, Youth Forum (TYF) and Ignite promote a sustainable business mentality across the country and within Telenor Pakistan.
Telenor Pakistan has made substantial contributions in the form of investments in the country that includes more than $ 3.5 billion in spectrum and infrastructure, over $ 2.5 billion in national treasury and over $ 70 million in the new capital of Islamabad. The impact of Telenor Pakistan on society is also significant, with more than 1,600 direct jobs, making the economy generally possible and sustainable supply chain benchmarks. The impact of digital business interventions in areas such as financial services, agriculture, and easy access to civil rights through digital birth registration is the re-determination of sustainability and the establishment of new standards.
“We thank Pakistan and millions of Pakistanis for choosing us as their preferred provider of telecommunications and digital solutions,” said Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO of Telenor Pakistan.
On our 14th anniversary, we pledge to continue serving Pakistan by supporting our national inclusion agenda, being a gateway to the latest technological innovations and creative solutions to meet our customers’ needs, and giving them more reasons to love Telenor. We are here to stay and our commitment to empowering Pakistan only gets stronger with each passing year. With continued support from the government and our cherished customers, we are on the road to achieving greater milestones in the coming times.