A satellite broadband service of the UAE-based YahClick, has officially launched in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA )

A satellite broadband service of the UAE-based Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), YahClick, has officially launched services in Pakistan.

“Customers across Pakistan will now be able to connect to a satellite broadband via a small dish and modem, without the frustration of congested networks,” Yahsat said in a statement.

The statement added customers can connect to the satellite anywhere in the country, including places where terrestrial infrastructure is currently not available.

“Our consumer launch in Pakistan is a significant milestone for YahClick. Regulatory approval by the Pakistani authorities for consumer use, paves the way for us to continue our global growth strategy in this promising market,” Yahsat CEO, Masood M Sharif Mahmood, said.

“We are confident that with the launch of our service in Pakistan, we will attract even more businesses and home users who are striving for better connectivity and access to global online, social, cultural and knowledge communities.”

Satellite technology is being used by YahClick to send and receive high-speed broadband internet signals in Pakistan linking some of the country’s most important infrastructure, including over 154 ATMs for many banks, and supporting election offices in remote areas and also connecting 1,600 students.

“YahClick will help Pakistan accelerate its economic growth and social development by improving access to information and reducing operational costs for internet access in the most remote and currently underserved areas,” Mahmood added.

Almost 34,000 subscribers have been acquired by YahClick for its satellite broadband service, up till now. Across 13 countries out of its 28 country footprint, the service has been installed of which seven are in sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Benefits and Applications:

  • Internet browsing, e-mail and social media
  • Multiple service plans varying in speeds and data download allocations
  • Wide reaching coverage in main cities and rural areas
  • Powerful satellite modem supporting multiple user sessions and multiple PCs behind each modem
  • Quick to install and easy to operate
  • Connectivity for team communication and collaboration
  • Cost effective, fast and reliable connections
  • Direct connection through satellite to subscribers
  • Friendly and helpful technical and customer care support

Volume Based Packages:

2Mbps download / 256Kbps upload – 5GB monthly Limit: Rs. 9,000

2Mbps download / 256Kbps upload – 10GB monthly Limit: Rs. 16,000

5Mbps download / 768Kbps upload – 20GB monthly Limit: Rs. 29,000

5Mbps download / 1Mbps upload – 30GB monthly Limit: Rs. 43,000

7Mbps download / 1Mbps upload – 50GB monthly Limit: Rs. 75,000

7Mbps download / 1Mbps upload – 100GB monthly Limit: Rs. 150,000

These rates are for per month and excluding taxes

Unlimited Packages:

2Mbps download / 512Kbps upload – Unlimited: Rs. 170,000

5Mbps download / 1.5Mbps upload – Unlimited: Rs. 460,000

15Mbps download / 2.5Mbps upload – Unlimited: Rs. 730,000

These rates are for per month and excluding taxes

Download and Upload speeds are “up to” speeds. Actual speeds will depend on time of day, events happening in the same location and usage patterns in each market.

Fair Access Policy applies. Users are able to download 10% of their monthly data allowance during any rolling 72 hour period. Speeds will be reduced if usage exceeds permitted download allowance. Unlimited data upload is permitted. Upload data is not counted as part of the monthly data allowance, and no upload speed reductions apply.

Unlimited FreeZone applies from 1am to 6am. Data downloaded during FreeZone is not counted as part of the download allowance

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