Telecommunications which also called as telecommunication, is basically an information exchange system for short and long distances by means of electronic.Telecommunication occur between two entities when they share information by the use of technology. Technology actually uses many channels to transmit electronic signals by signal cables or by electromagnetic waves. Telecommunication occur by telecommunication circuit with 2 stations , each of them equipped with a transmitter and a receiver both combine together and named as a transceiver.
Telecommunications In Pakistan
Telecommunications in Pakistan includes all telecom companies including telephone , mobile telecommunication and dsl and internet providers in our country.
Actually telecommunication sectors starts growing in 2001-02 , when international companies starts operations in our country and in 2008 we are the 3rd fastest telecommunication growing market in the world.Growth in telecom in our country is improving day by day by investing and improving fixed line and fiber lines throughout the country.
Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Of Pakistan
In our country Telecommunication and Information technology is governed by federal ministry which is headed by Minister for Information and Telecommunication and it is compulsory for him to be a member of Pakistan Parliament.This Ministry is actually national body and an arm of Government of Pakistan for planning and improving Telecom sector in Pakistan.Main Mission is to implement policies and legal infrastructure in order to govern good governance and responsible to overall eco-social growth of the country.
Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is basically a government agency under the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology. Information technology and Telecommunication two different and vast field and major improvements in telecom sector leads to making and authority who only deals with telecommunication sector of the country.PTA headquarter in Islamabad but regional offices in more than 25 cities almost .All kinds of regulations related to telecommunication are now dealing by PTA.
Mobile Companies In Pakistan
In our beloved country there are 5 cellular mobile companies operating .There Names are Telenor Pakistan , Mobilink , Ufone , Warid Telecom and China Mobile Pakistan are providing services including Global System for Mobile ,Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, Long Term Evolution.These are also known as Fantastic Five companies providing services in Pakistan.
According to PTA Mobilink is at 1st position because their subscribers are greater then other cellular companies , Telenor is at 2nd ,Ufone 3rd ,Zong 4th and Warid is at 5th...
W e discuss these cellular companies one by one in detail.....
MOBILINK( موبی لنک)
Mobilink is basically first GSM based cellular company in whole Asia which also operates GSM network in our beloved country Pakistan .It also provides vast range of prepaid and Post paid telecommunication services for both individual and corporate sector.It also have employees 10000 plus people throughout the country .Its head office is in Islamabad our Capital. Mobilink is registered on 27 dec 1990 and started operations in 1994 and at that time Mobilink is the first company introduces GSM technology in Pakistan.Company which is operated by Orascom telecom now it is in hands of Vimpelcom Group , a Russian Company.It contains largest value added service in the market and fastest 3rd generation internet with more than 39 million subscribers. Mobilink telecom provided a long lasting uninterrupted connectivity throughout the country and international roaming more than 100 countries.
Telenor Pakistan ( ٹیلی نار پاکستان) is also a company of international investor group which is already provided mobile communication services in 13 different countries of the world its 33 % ownership is in Vimpek Com Ltd.Telenor Group of network is the largest mobile operator throughout the world because its subscribers a re more than any mobile networks in the whole world.
Ufone is basically a company owned by Pakistan Telecommunication Limited Ufone stated operations in Jan 2001 .It is operated by Pakistan Government but in early 2006 due to PTCL privatization ,ufone also privatize and now part of it is controlled by Emirates Telecommunication group Etisalat.Soon after incorporation Ufone easily got majority subscribers to early because of their lowest call rates , clear sound and suits the best to our nation.Ufone telecom gives us many and amazing reasons to smile.
Their customer focus technique and less rates enables them to cross 24 million subscribers too soon.International roaming supporting almost 160 countries and it also offers the biggest 3g internet network throughout the country.Ufone because of government oriented have some investment benefits and tax benefits over others thats' why there setup are more advance then others.
China Mobile company / Zong is 100% owned by the China Mobile company.They acquire a GSM network license in Pakistan in 2004 on acquiring the old company named Paktel.It is the only company operating 2G , 3G , 4G network across Pakistan.It is the fastest growing network in Pakistan .CMPak is the only mobile network which carries largest subscribers around the globe.
WARID (Arabic: وريد تليكوم الدولية)
Warid Telecom is basically an international Telecommunication company owned by an investing firm of Abu Dhabi , which provides telephonic services more than 5 countries around the globe including Congo , Pakistan and Uganda. Warid purchased license of the mobile network in Pakistan in 2004.Warid Telecom is 100 % owned company by single entity.Warid is the only network with 4g LTE fastest internet provider in the entire country.Its low rates also leads to increase subscribers day br day.