• Introduction to Telecommunication
• Pakistan’s Telecom Industry
• Mobile Networks in Pakistan
• Overall performance in mobile networking
• Internet Service in Pakistan
• Internet Service Providers in Pakistan
• Latest Internet Technology in Pakistan
• The Companies which are playing Role in Telecom Industry
• Overview of Telecom industry Pakistan
• Conclusions and Suggestions
Telecommunication is the transmission of information
over significant distances to communicate.
In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of
visual signals, such as;
smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and
optical heliographs, or audio messages via coded
Years of Inventions Inventories
1811 Printing Press
1973 Mobile phones
In between the 17th
century and 20th
century, the scientists and technicians have made an
important change in the field of telecommunication. And have made a number of gadgets for
communicating from a place to another.
• To provide better and better communication services to the
• Minimizing the cost of communication among the nation.
• Maximizing the communication
Business point of view
• To exchange ideas or information between humans or between
• To allow organizations to share resources
• To allow organizations and individuals to distribute and share
Pakistan’s Telecom Industry
• Telecommunication Services play a key role in the growth of
economy, facilitating efficiency and growth across the wide range of
user’s industry in the country.
• Fastest growing mobile telecom market in Asia
• The telecom revenues (of all segments) totaled Rs411.4 billion
during FY12, Year to Year growth of 13.3%
• At the end of year 2012 the total tele-density was 71.7% (5 percent
more than the previous year)
• The sector provided Rs132.5 billion in taxes and fees
Mobile Networking in Pakistan
5 networks which are working in Pakistan.
29.35 M 23.1M
• All of the networks have some special packages for low call rates,
and low SMS rates as well
• Mobile networking companies also offering the internet facilities
• Rs57 billion were collected through GST/FED (levied on airtime
usage at 19.5 percent), and Rs7.5 billion were received through
SIM activation tax.
2011 108.9 45 766.3 64.8
2012 120.15 49.7 954.05 72.1
Internet Service in Pakistan
• The most popular uses of internet are E-mail, instant messaging,
web browsing, newsgroups, chat rooms and social networking
In the business, we may use internet in several ways.
• Generating new revenue sources
• Reduce costs of doing business
• Develop new web-based products
• Increase customer loyalty and retention
• Attract new customers
• Develop new markets and channels
Technologies in internet
1.Broadband 2.Cable modem system
3.DSL Access 4.Wireless Access
Latest Internet Technology
• Wi-Tribe has become the first broadband operator to offer
a range of tablets to its users. Tablets being offered are:
HTC Flyer, Dell Streak and Samsung Galaxy Tab
• Experience the evolution of the broadband revolution with
PTCL’s EVO - the ultimate solution for high speed
internet access on the move having superior 3G
An overview in Telecom
How many sms were circulated in FY2012?
•Record sms of 277.7 Billion sms were circulated in Pakistan during
How many minutes were consumed?
•The cellular voice calls landing on cellular networks reached 193
How many users of internet were recorded in 2012?
•25 million users of Internet. More than 15 million users of Mobile
The Companies in
PTCL is providing the whole country by various products and services all over the country.
•Services that are based on the most optimum technology
•"Quality" and "Time" conscious customer service
•Landline, wireless phone (VFone)
• SCO is a public sector organization working under Ministry of IT (Government of
Pakistan), established in 1976 to develop, operate and maintain telecom services in
Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
• SCO services to the people include landline telephony , wireless local loop
(WLL), cellular mobile (GSM) broadband internet (DSL), digital cross connect
(DXX), long distance international (LDI)
• The challenge to keep intact the
security requirements of the GOP
(Government of Pakistan)
• The main focus in the initial years was
to develop its own basic infrastructure
that included Optical fiber
transmission backbone, transit
network, billing system and multi
services data network (MSDN)
Responsible for monitoring the
telecommunication business in Pakistan. It
frames rules and regulation for private
telecom companies such as:
•Mobile phone companies, Internet service
•Paging companies and pay card phone
companies. Issues licenses to the new
companies in entering to this business.
Conclusion and Suggestions
• The main Telecommunication challenge in Pakistan is to multiply the
number of lines
• And to introduce high technology products to compete with the high speed
growth in the world for prosperous in the country
• Pakistan’s global ranking in Information and Communication Technology
(ICT) has been downgraded from 102nd in 2012 to 105th in 2013
• Despite the fact that in Pakistan Ministry of Information Technology was
headed by two former prime ministers Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervez
Ashraf, the country was unable to show a remarkable improvement in the
country’s ICT development.
• There is still a long way to go for Pakistan telecom industry. Pakistan needs
to increase telecom research and development work within the country.