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July 25, 2019

USF Awards Contracts to Telenor Pakistan For Providing Broadband Coverage On National Highways & Motorways In Balochistan & Services In Dadu & Hyderabad

USF Awards Contracts to Telenor Pakistan For Providing Broadband Coverage On National Highways & Motorways In Balochistan & Services In Dadu & Hyderabad

The Universal Service Fund (USF) awarded contracts worth PKR 1.328 billion in total to Telenor Pakistan for projects in Balochistan and Sindh. Federal Minister for IT & Telecom, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui inaugurated the projects “Broadband Coverage on National Highways & Motorways (Balochistan) & Next-Generation – Broadband for Sustainable Development projects in Dadu & Hyderabad” at a ceremony held on Monday. The contracts were signed by the Chief Executive Officer, Universal Service Fund, Rizwan Mustafa Mir with CEO Telenor Pakistan and Head of Telenor’s Emerging Asia Cluster, Irfan Wahab Khan.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui while addressing, stated that USF has launched multiple projects for the socioeconomic uplift of people living in the un served and underserved areas of Pakistan. In order to take this further, Ministry of IT is adopting an innovative approach to enable people of Pakistan to reap further benefits from the projects. He further said that Ministry of IT & Telecom will continue to work towards achieving the mission of broadband penetration across the country to facilitate the masses in rural areas. He further added that these projects would also open-up new horizons for the people and provide them e-commerce and a host of other services that they could not have imagined a few years back. He thanked both USF and Telenor.

Also speaking at the ceremony, Rizwan Mir, CEO-USF said that with the signing of these contracts in Balochistan and Sindh, Universal Service Fund has taken yet another step to provide High Speed broadband services to remote and underserved areas. He informed that Broadband coverage will be provided to 650 kms of road segments on N25 (Uthal-Quetta) and N65 (Quetta-Dera Allah Yar) and 451 kms of segments on N50 (Kuchlak to Sherani) & N70 (Qilla Saifullah to Rakhni). Moreover, mobile broadband coverage will be provided to 481 muzasin Dadu lot serving 1.2 Million Population and 964 mauzas serving 2.6 Million populationin Hyderabad lot. He further added that USF enjoys great support from Ministry of IT and Telecom as well as the ICT industry in our common mission to aggressively work towards the vision of broadband for all citizens of Pakistan. He mentioned that USF was planning to launch several new broadband projects in the next few months including underserved areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab such as Bahawalnagar, Tharparkar, Kurram, DG Khan, Sangarh, Muzzaffargarh with 3,176 mauzas in total and population of 7.94 Million people on the whole.

Sharing his views on the development, IrfanWahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan and Head of Telenor’s Emerging Asia Cluster, said, “Since inception, Telenor Pakistan has been driven by the ambition to empower Pakistan through enhanced connectivity that creates a positive impact through reduced inequalities and uplifts millions of lives. Our goals are well aligned with USF to spread the benefits of digital and cellular services across Pakistan and uplift under-served areas of the country. This new project will not only deliver better mobile and 3G/4G coverage on the national highways and motorways in Balochistan, but also ensure next-generation broadband service for sustainable development projects in Dadu& Hyderabad.”

Senior officials of the Ministry of IT, USF and Telenor were also present at the event.



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