Ufone Awarded Rs. 2.6 Billion USF Project for providing 3G in Balochistan

Islamabad, June 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):Universal Service Fund awarded the contract of Broadband for Sustainable Development Projects in Balochistan worth Rs 2.769 billion in total to Pak Telecom Mobile Limited (Ufone). Ufone will use the subsidy for the provision of 3G services in Dera Bugti, Kharan and Washuk districts of Balochistan.

USF said that more than 500,000 individuals will get telephony and internet services in the vicinity where there was previously no means of internet was available to the people. The Broadband for Sustainable Development project would provide Mobile Broadband Internet/3G services in the yet un-served areas of following areas:

Dera Bugti Lot

Tehsils of Dera Bugti

Sui

Pir Koh

Baiker

Loti

Malam

Sangsillah

District of Kohlu

Kohlu

Mawand

Kahan tehsils

Kharan-Washuk Lot

Kharan Tehsils

Washuk Tehsil

Besima Tehsil

Ms. Anusha Rehman, Minister for IT and Telecom and Mr. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister, witnessed the contract signing ceremony between USF and Ufone.

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Ufone
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