The continuous evolution of PTCL under Etisalat Flag

Pakistan Telecommunication Company limited is the largest telecommunication company in Pakistan. It holds the status of backbone for country’s telecommunication infrastructure despite the arrival of a dozen of other telecom companies. PTCL maintains leading position in Pakistan as an infrastructure provider to other telecom operators and corporate customers of the country.

Etisalat took PTCL management control with 26% shares in 2005. From that onwards PTCL has revolutionized itself from a government entity into a progressive and dynamic private organization. It is the fastest growing service provider among all high speed service providers in Pakistan.

Today PTCL is one of the largest employers in the country with its work force spread all over the country to provide essential service to the people of Pakistan. The company’s new products and innovative schemes promise a bright future for Pakistan’s telecommunication sector with PTCL committed to be the link that allows global communication.

It operates is one of the most dynamic, deregulated and competitive markets in the world. PTCL is a leading ICT provider in the region by achieving customer’s satisfaction and maximizing shareholders value. It has worked with full zeal to meet the dual challenge of telecom development and socio-economic uplift of Pakistan.

It is not just the field of technology and development in which PTCL has excelled, its engagement in corporate and social activities, particularly in education, health and social development and human resource development has also increased manifold.

Etisalat is the first and the largest telecommunication company in the UAE. Established in 1976, the company enjoys a reputation of regional leader in telecom sector, being a cutting edge telecommunication company with the most updated technology and sophisticated business practices of over 34 years. The company provides telecommunication services not only in the UAE market, but also has its operations outside UAE through its subsidiaries and associates in eighteen countries.

With Etisalat contribution and support PTCL has achieved what we  only dreamt of. PTCL has evolved tremendously as a company after Etisalat took over the management control. Public opinion about the company has also seen a positive growth. Today under Etisalat patronage PTCL is exploring new horizons in telecom sector while implementing most ethical business practices. With the consolidation of Etisalat group of companies, we feel there are lots of opportunities available for growing and launching more innovative services.

Since the last few years PTCL has laid special emphasis on giving Value Added Services (VAS) to its customers. PTCL has always been consistent in providing value added services to the broadband portfolio.

It has introduced WiFi modems with its DSL broadband services which gives the customers the amenity to move around where ever they want and stay connected through the wireless high speed broadband service, In addition PTCL introduced Quad Play, a complete communication solution offering voice, high speed broadband internet, Smart TV service and a home surveillance camera security solution as well.

In comparison with most of the broadband services, PTCL takes pride in being the fastest DSL broadband with its services available in over 1000 cities and towns nation-wide. PTCL Broadband service recently achieved another milestone by introducing a new 10Mbps Broadband package to its existing Broadband packages. The reach of PTCL Broadband that spans across the length and breadth of the country, coupled with the affordable packages, today makes PTCL Broadband the obvious choice for people looking for high speed internet in Pakistan.

To facilitate its customers who are on constant move with best internet facility and to address the pressing needs pf contemporary technology oriented era wherewireless connectivity has become an essential tool to stay connected, PTCL launched EV-DO which enabled customers to experience the 3G evolution for the first time in Pakistan through country’s largest and the most reliable 3G network, offering seamless connectivity in over 105 cities nationwide.

Recently Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited commercially launched the unparalleled, unbeatable and unlimited EVO Nitro 3G. This is the fastest and widely available data service in Pakistan. This launch has not only practically made EVO the fastest mobile wireless broadband service in the country but has also given Pakistan the status of being the first country in the world to launch this service commercially. EVO 3G Nitro has revolutionized the three simple steps to high speed On-the-Go connectivity, Just Plug in—Click—Connect with its unprecedented speed of up to 9.3 Mbps based on EV-DO Rev B 3G CDMA technology. EVO 3G Nitro enables customers to experience fastest web browsing, high quality video streaming, unlimited downloads, faster uploads, backward compatibility and seamless roaming..

PTCL extends fixed line facilities to more than 107 villages providing the best services. PTCL telecommunication infrastructure consists of around 2000 telephone exchanges across Pakistan providing largest fixed line network and on top of it also part of major submarine communication cable networks.

Providing the best services in the country PTCL offers the line rents and local call charges, that are the lowest in the region and it continues the rationalization of tariffs in line with international trends. The company has invested in many innovative products and services. Telepresence, Audio and Video Conference Call, I-sentry and Data Centers are few of the latest services that ensure seamless business connectivity to the corporate business partners.

In short PTCL is partnering with innovation, investing in training and human resource and enhancing its infrastructure, thus evolving further continuously into a dynamic progressive organization that is exploring new horizons in the field of information and technology under the vision, patronage, business foresightedness and expertise of Etisalat.

Etisalat’s accomplishments and position as a regional leader have always been an inspiration for PTCL. PTCL can achieve much more by exploiting the group’s strengths that has not as yet truly utilized the synergies of the group. With time and further implementations of PTCL on going strategies and business policies, together PTCL will be able to provide more diversified and innovative services for our customers and set higher goals for others to achieve.

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