New GSM Cellular Service Launched in Pakistan

via pakistantimes.net

Paktel, founder of the cellular industry in Pakistan, Thursday launched its GSM service throughout the country.

Launching the 0304-code GSM service at a press conference here, he said, Paktel has 350,000 subscribers in its existing network and the company, starting with about a million connection capacity aims at around two million capacity in more than 150 cities by December this year. The CEO said Paktel has the most extensive network in the country which would also boost its GSM services to remote places and strengthen its position as the leader in cellular technology in Pakistan.

Xavier Rocoplan said with over a decade of excellent services in Pakistan, Paktel is regarded as the founder of the mobile industry in the country. The CEO said during 2002 major improvements including network capacity was added to accommodate the strong growth in subscribers. In the same year, Paktel obtained the GSM 900 spectrum license…