As per the commitment of expanding and strengthening the ecosystem in Pakistan, Telenor Pakistan has launched three new mobile handsets. The new devices were announced in an interactive media event in Islamabad.
During the session, the authorities of Telenor briefed the media that Telenor Pakistan continues to maintain its leadership as the largest and fastest growing 3G network in Pakistan with over 5 million 3G subscribers, the highest amongst all the telecom operators. Telenor has rolled out its 3G services in rural areas of Pakistan wherein even basic landline or mobile telephony services were not available. Now the company operates over 5,100 3G sites spread across the country providing affordable high-speed mobile internet.
Telenor Captures over 5 Million 3G Subscribers in Pakistan
The new devices are Lite 3G, Smart Mini and Smart Pro. Lite 3G is a dual sim 3G feature phone with video calling & video streaming functionality and available in about PKR 3,690. Smart Mini is a 3G smartphone featuring a 3.5-inch display, a fast Quadcore processor, Android Kitkat OS and preinstalled social apps. Smart Mini is available in PKR 5,490. The third addition to the portfolio is Smart Pro, another 3G smartphone priced at PKR 6,990 and featuring a 4-inch display, superior Android Lollipop OS, 1GB/8GB of RAM/ROM and 5MP back camera and 2 MP front camera.
Irfan Wahab Khan, Deputy CEO and Chief Marketing Officer, Telenor Pakistan said:
“Telenor Pakistan aims to bring 3G phones within the affordability range of people belonging to low and middle income groups. As we strongly believe that internet is a facility for the many and not for the selected few, we have expanded our 3G device portfolio people are able to capitalize on the power of mobile internet.” “Capturing more than 32% of Pakistan’s entire 3G broadband landscape is yet another testament to our commitment toward facilitating 3G uptake by providing best-in-class and affordable internet services to all. We stay committed towards building an ecosystem to advance internet growth in the country,”
The new handsets will be available from Sep 14, 2015 on all Telenor Pakistan Sales & Service Centers, franchises and Easyshops as well as in selected mobile shops across Pakistan. Further, Telenor Pakistan offers 12 months of standard warranty for all customers, and an extended 6-month warranty for Telenor customers. Moreover, Telenor Pakistan customers will get a balance of PKR 600 and will get 3GB data for six months after purchase of these handsets.