PTCL Launches Charji 4G LTE Services in Azad Jammu & Kashmir

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PTCL has launched the Charji 4G LTE service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK). PTCL is the first operator offering next-generation wireless 4G LTE service in AJK. The service is already available to PTCL customers in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Faisalabad.

To formally mark commencement of the service in AJK, a ceremony was held in Muzaffarabad, which was attended by Raja Farooq Haider Khan, Prime Minister Azad Jammu & Kashmir, President & CEO, PTCL, Dr. Daniel Ritz, Mushtaq Minhas, Minister for Information Technology & Tourism, AJK, Dr. Najeeb Naqi, Minister for Planning & Development, AJK, Mansoor Qadir Dar, Secretary IT, AJK, Sikandar Naqi, Chief Business Development Officer, PTCL, Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Officer, PTCL, Saad Muzaffar Waraich, Chief Technology & Information Officer, PTCL along with members of business community and other officials representing AJK Government and PTCL.

Speaking on the occasion, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir said, “Rapid expansion of internet holds substantial promise for the growth and economic prosperity of our region. The region of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, with a young population, offers an ideal place to introduce fast internet services.”

“I am happy to note that PTCL has launched high-speed internet in our region and we expect the company to further expand its services to cover the entire AJK. Our people have a large number of their family members living outside the country and provision of internet services shall benefit them largely to connect with their loved ones in a better way. The areas of education, health, commerce and trade, all shall benefit from internet access to information, developing individuals and households alike.”

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