Table of Contents
- PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited)
- WorldCall Telecom Limited (WTL)
- Jazz (Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited)
- Wateen Telecom
- Telenor Pakistan
- Connect Communications
- Galaxy Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd
On 22 August 2019, Pakistan became the first South Asian country to test 5G services. Pakistani telecom company Zong conducted the successful tests.
PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited)
- Official website: https://ptcl.com.pk/
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is Pakistan’s largest integrated Information Communication Technology (ICT) company. With a humble start from a telephone and telegraph department in 1947, it has evolved to offer the latest digital and telecommunication technologies. With the largest fixed-line network in the country, PTCL provides products and services like high-speed Broadband internet, CharJi wireless internet, Smart TV (IPTV) service, over-the-top (OTT) applications like Smart Link App, Smart TV App, and Touch App, and world-class digital content like Netflix, iflix, and icflix. PTCL’s enterprise-grade platforms like Smart Cloud, Tier-3 Certified Data Centers, Managed Services, and Satellite Services are meeting the connectivity needs of organizations and enabling businesses to operate more efficiently. It acts as the communication backbone for the country with the largest fiber cable network that spans from Khyber to Karachi and submarine cables connecting Pakistan to the world.
- Official website: https://www.stormfiber.com/
StormFiber (powered by Cybernet) and Optix Pakistan have developed a good market among consumers by providing FTTH and FTTX services, including value-added services like digital television and IPTV services. Internet packages varies from 2Mbit/s to 100Mbit/s.
StormFiber is the most reliable fiber for home internet providers. Their fiber-to-home service will give their customers more reliable speed than traditional broadband.
- Official website: https://nayatel.com/
Nayatel’s Fiber to the Home (FTTH) services have transformed Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Multan, Sargodha, and Sialkot into one of the most fiber-connected cities in the world. Being genuinely customer-centric, Nayatel has rewritten the quality of service parameters and set new standards aligned with customers’ expectations and requirements. Its team consists of highly skilled, experienced, and motivated professionals, always willing to go the extra mile to serve its customers. With a state-of-the-art network, innovative services, and continuous improvements, Nayatel believes in fair and ethical business. This combination makes Nayatel the most trusted and reliable telecom service provider in eight major cities of Pakistan.
- Official website: https://optix.pk/
Optix comes with super-fast Fiber to the home services for residential customers, delivering the country’s fastest speed through fiber-to-the-home and piping the full power of 150 Mbps for downloads and uploads. They enable a quantum leap in performance with limitless online potential.
They have introduced multi-play services with cutting-edge fiber to the home (FTTH) where your internet is not just fast; it’s the fastest in the country. Coupled with entertainment-packed cable TV and crisp home telephony services, you will never be out of touch with your loved ones and will always be connected.
Today, they are already powering premises across 7 cities in Pakistan and aim to have its next-generation superfast fiber available to over 12 major cities of Pakistan.
- Official website: https://fiberlink.net.pk/
Fiberlink, established in 2008, is the pioneer in the Internet Services industry of Pakistan and is considered the fastest Internet service provider. It is the best internet connection I have ever witnessed in Pakistan.
WorldCall Telecom Limited (WTL)
- Official website: https://worldcall.com.pk/
WorldCall Telecom Limited (WTL) is Pakistan’s most reliable and unique telecom and multimedia service, provider.
WorldCall launched its business in June 1996 with payphone operations. Amid fundamental shifts in technology and industry, innovation and dedication led them to grow into diversified companies with services designed to serve the local market’s needs. From Cable Broadband to Wireless Broadband, from Cable TV to Video on Demand, from LDI services and fiber optic networks to wireless local loop telephony, WTL has crossed several milestones. WTL offers an array of services under three major categories, i.e., Data, Entertainment, and Voice.
Jazz (Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited)
- Official website: https://jazz.com.pk/
Jazz, (Urdu: جاز), headquartered in Islamabad, is a Pakistani mobile network and internet services provider formed by the merger of Mobilink and Warid Pakistan. It provides a range of services for prepaid and postpaid customers to individual and corporate clients.
Jazz has over 12,500 active cell sites in the country, with over 25,000 kilometers of fiber-optic cables laid.
In July 2021, Jazz upgraded its existing LTE network to LTE-A Pro, introducing 256-QAM and Massive MIMO. It is currently the only Pakistan-based network offering 3CA (Tri-band) carrier aggregation and 256-QAM on its LTE network.
- Official website: https://www.wateen.com/
Wateen Telecom is Pakistan’s leading ICT company with a diverse portfolio of customers across various industries. Wateen is proud to have laid the foundation of Pakistan’s optical fiber connectivity with the fastest growing country-wide network, a pioneer in the telecommunications industry. Wateen is credited with transforming the communications technology landscape in Pakistan through our efforts to revolutionize businesses with cutting-edge technology.
Wateen is a tier 1 fiber network with strategic importance as it connects over 200 cities in Pakistan. Wateen currently provides its services to over 250,000 WiMAX subscribers, enterprise solutions, and data services to over 200 leading organizations.
- Official website: https://www.zong.com.pk/
CMPak Limited doing business under the brand name Zong, is a Pakistan-based mobile data network operator owned by the company China Mobile.
It is Pakistan’s second-largest GSM mobile service provider and third largest mobile service in terms of a subscriber base of 44 million, among which 28 million are 4G subscribers. With over 14,000 4G-enabled sites across the county, it has a market share of 22% among cellular operators in the country.
- Official website: https://www.telenor.com.pk/
Telenor Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited is the second largest cellular & digital services provider in Pakistan, owned by Telenor Group. Telenor Group is a diverse & multicultural organization with offices around the globe.
Telenor Pakistan covers more than 80% of Pakistan’s population in urban and rural areas with a network of over 12,000 cell sites, of which 80% are 3G, and 70% are 4G enabled.
- Official website: https://sco.gov.pk/
The Special Communications Organization (SCO) is a Pakistani public sector organization operated by MoIT&T. SCO plays a role in providing telecommunication services in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan to almost 1.7 million people, a quarter of the total population.
SCO has developed massive IT & Telecom infrastructure, including laying off over 2500 kilometer Optical Fiber Cable network across the entire length and breadth of the area. Today, SCO is the largest telecom network/service provider, equally focusing on development in urban and rural areas. SCO is providing telecom services to both the public and private sector (the general populace) in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and the Gilgit Baltistan region.
- Official website: https://www.ufone.com/
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) started its cellular operations in January 2001 under the brand name ‘Ufone.’ As a result of PTCL’s privatization, Ufone became a part of the Emirates Telecommunication Corporation Group (Etisalat) in 2006.
Ufone is the smallest mobile service provider in Pakistan, with a subscriber base of 23 million.
- Official website: https://www.connect.net.pk/
Connect Communications, established in 2005, is Karachi’s largest Internet & Data Service Provider. They offer various services to the corporate and consumer sectors.
Connect Communications is not only a name or a company. It is a passion, a desire to grow, serve and excel. Its success story is carved by untiring hard work, dedication, and adherence of its team members to its cause.
- Official website: https://www.comsats.net.pk/
In 1996 COMSATS launched its ISP services under the name of COMSATS Internet Services (CIS); thus, it became the pioneer Internet Service Provider in Pakistan. COMSATS is an international, inter-Governmental science organization aiming at the third world’s socio-economic uplift through useful science and technology applications. COMSATS has launched many successful projects, including the most reputed COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) and COMSATS Internet Services (CIS). Since its inception, CIS has continued to grow and opened branches in almost all major cities of Pakistan, namely Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Multan, Quetta, Gujranwala, and Gujrat.
CIS is the most diversified ISP in Pakistan offering services like Wireless broadband, Domain & web hosting, On-demand broadband, Data Center Services, Video conferencing, Website designing and development, Search Engine Optimization, Virtual Private Servers, Networking, IT training, and internet related research facilities.
- Official website: https://www.cyber.net.pk/
Cybernet, a part of Lakson Group of Companies, is Pakistan’s leading Internet and Data Communication Network Service Provider. The company focuses on providing specialized solutions for different enterprises with end-to-end solutions, be it Single-Site or Multi-Site Data and Internet Connectivity Solutions, Wholesale or Multi-homed Internet Solutions, Local or International VPN Solutions, Backhauling Solutions, Enterprise Voice Solutions, Cloud Powered Hosting, Disaster Recovery and Data Center Co-location Services or Enterprise/SMB Web and E-mail Solutions.
It is currently present in 20 cities within Pakistan, offering various technology services to more than 1500 corporate customers in 52 cities and towns. It offers a range of connectivity options for its enterprise clients, from fixed line, GPON, Metro-Ethernet, and DSL, to wireless solutions such as Radio and WiMAX-based services.
It currently stands at over 700 employees, providing on-ground support to valued clients across Pakistan, backed by a state-of-the-art Network Operations Center (NOC) and a call center, both supporting clients round the clock.
- Official website: https://multinet.com.pk/
Multinet excels at addressing the diversified communication requirements of its customers through its extensive product portfolio, nationwide long-haul network, the overarching footprint of international POPs, and terrestrial extension into neighboring countries. They provide specialized solutions to valued customers ranging from Single/Multi-site Local or International Data solutions, Internet connectivity & IP Transit solutions, Backhauling Solutions, Cloud Computing & Data Center services, Enterprise Voice & Video Conferencing Solutions, as well as Virtualization and VSAT.
Multinet is known for its reliable connectivity solutions on its 13,500+ km long self-healing and scalable optical fiber network covering over 130 cities of Pakistan, as well as a diversified portfolio of managed services solutions and a large array of IT-related services. Multinet’s comprehensive solutions portfolio, remarkable enterprise market share, a team of highly skilled telecom professionals, and exemplary services make it “The Partner of Choice” for its customers, stretching from Top Global Enterprises to Small and Medium Businesses.
- Official website: https://ebone.network/
Ebone Network Pvt. Ltd is an independent Advanced Technology company established in 2008 as a one-stop IT-Telecom solution provider. The company provides Fiber Connectivity, WAN, LAN, and Internetworking connectivity, via Fiber & Wireless Infrastructure, network design and integration services, equipment installation services, and maintenance and support services.
Ebone Network Internet is continuously expanding its network capabilities across Karachi. Currently, they have 20 active Points-of-Presence (POPs) across the city.
Galaxy Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd
- Official website: https://www.galaxy.net.pk/
Galaxy Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd was established in 2015. Since then, it has emerged as one of Karachi’s fastest-growing independent Internet providers. It has established its market presence in the heart of Karachi as a fast-growing Internet services provider company with a precise focus on wireless broadband Internet to fulfill the needs of residential and corporate sectors.
It has been competitive in the market and thrived because of its excellent team, quality services, customer support, and flexibility in the swiftly developing technology sector of the country. Galaxy Technology (Pvt.) Ltd offers a wide range of telecom, connectivity & system integration services such as High-Speed Internet, Broadband, Bandwidth on Demand, Data Connectivity Services, and IPv4 Leasing services.
- Official website: https://www.nexlinx.net.pk
Nexlinx is a dynamic and leading-edge technology company that specializes in providing high-quality telecommunication services and solutions to its clients. While its initial launch in 1997 was more focused on providing high-quality Internet services, today, it stands tall as one of the Top telecom providers in Pakistan, providing a wide array of services to our clients, both local and international.
- Official website: https://sharptel.pk/
SharpTel is a branch of HB Group. HB Group is a multinational enterprise, with core expertise in the field of telecommunication and information technology primarily. HB Group holds 9 flagship international companies which have grown steadfastly and conscientiously with guiding principles of commitment, care, and vision with a genuine concern for giving back to the community.
SharpTel services are vital to successfully implementing and integrating technology-related projects. SharpTel has a vision of indulging its customers with a diversified portfolio of Software Services, Connectivity, data center and colocation, Information Security, IT Security, and automation services through state-of-the-art technology solutions.