ISLAMABAD: Yet another industry-first for Telenor Pakistan as it launches cutting-edge 4.5G technology in Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad, showing unrelenting commitment to empowering Pakistan through a high-speed data network that enhances customer experience.
Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke, who is visiting Pakistan on a 4-day agenda, inaugurated 4.5G by placing the first call over this advanced LTE network. Today, over 80pc of Telenor Pakistan’s network supports 3G/4G services and the launch of 4.5G services is a milestone towards bringing the latest technology to Pakistan.
“We envision a digital Pakistan where the fast-evolving communication technology benefits all,” said Sigve Brekke. “With Advanced LTE we continue to introduce new technology that furthers the digital revolution in Pakistan.”
Telenor Pakistan CEO Irfan Wahab Khan said Telonor’s 4.5G will be a bridge for future mobile data applications leading on to 5G. “The technology will enable us to provide faster upload and download speeds while delivering superior user experience by ensuring immediate reaction time for applications and web services with the promise of uninterrupted data experience. 4.5G will also give us the readiness we need to drive the development of IoT and tech-based solutions for government, administration, health, agriculture and home management,” he added.