Ufone wins contract worth PKR 3.7 bln with USF

Friday 16 September 2016 | 14:05 CET | News
Pakistan's Universal Service Fund (USF) has signed contracts worth PKR 3.72 billion with mobile operator Ufone for provision of mobile broadband internet/3G services in Khuzdar and Chagai areas in Balochistan. The USF has also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) for the deployment of telecentres. These telecenters will provide e-services, distance learning and create employment opportunities, as well as contribute to bridging the digital divide.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NTC / Ufone
Countries: Pakistan
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