ISLAMABAD: Special Communications Organization has announced to start 3G and 4G service in Gilgit Baltistan.
A spokesman of the organization Friday said 3G and 4G internet service will be started on trial basis free of cost.
An SCO spokesperson said that the internet service will continue on a trial basis and can be accessed free of cost until further notice.
He said the SCO mobile phone SIMs for this purpose are available at the organisation’s franchises in the area.
Media reported that subscribers have been asked not to pay more than Rs200 after acquiring a receipt for purchasing the Sim.
SCO is a public sector telecommunications service provider, established by the government in 1976. It is responsible for developing, operating and maintaining telecom services in G-B as well as Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
In October 2017, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced plans of introducing fast-paced information technology services – 3G/4G – in AJK and G-B, which it said would materialise by February this year.