Mobilink that is Pakistan’s largest and oldest telecom operator in regard of hefty subscribers base as well as mammoth telecom infrastructure. Mobilink also acted in an appropriate manner by clinching the solid 10 MHZ 3G spectrums from the last years held 3G/4G spectrum auctioned made by PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) to aptly accommodate its massive customer base in future.
Ever since launching its 3G internet services from the mid of 2014, Mobilink is vastly expanding its 3G sites firstly in big cities of the country and now felt the need of bringing it to small towns as well. According to freshly released press release, Mobilink 3G footprints are now expanded to 53 cities of Pakistan.
The newly added cities in Mobilink’s 3G radar includes small cities like Chunian, Farooqabad, Ganda Singh Wala, Gujjar Khan, Hafizabad, Harripur, Kasur, Nankana Sahib, Raiwind Talagang.
Mobilink Head of Data Aamer Manzoor through this press release stated, “Mobilink’s expansion of 3G services continues to make a major contribution to a robust ecosystem of high-speed internet which not only provides reach across major cities but also empowers customers with a well-planned coverage. Our aim is to empower customers with a quality experience of internet in the palm of their hands and bridge the digital divide between cities and towns”.
Furthermore, since the 3G service in above cited has just been launched Mobilink is also offering free 3G trials for its customers living in these cities till 25th of May, 2015. Inhabitants of these newly added cities in Mobilinks 3G network can check that whether or not they are in the coverage area of Mobilink 3G by simply dialing *443*1#, if yes to enjoy this free 3G internet user will have to dial *443*3# for the activation of this 3G services brought to them by Mobilink.
Also upon expiry of the free 3G trial, customers will be intimated via a SMS. And keep in mind that free data service is only valid for 3G internet, but 2G data service will be charged as usual internet tariff in these newly and recently 3G covered cities alongside few days back added involving Bhalwal, Chakwal, Daska, Dipalpur, Mandi, Bahauddin, Pattoki, and Wazirabad.
By launching high speed 3G data services in small cities and towns of the country Mobilink is trying to enable its customers living in these cities to experience better internet speed on-the-go. Thus it’s obvious that Mobilink like all other Telco’s operating in the country will further broaden their 3G networks to persuade more and more customer from 2G to 3G data services in prospect.