Jazz collaborates with USF to provide 4G connectivity to unserved patches of M-3 and M-5 motorways ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider, has collaborated with the Universal Service Fund (USF) to provide 4G services on M-3 andRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( STAFF REPORT ) Pakistan’s leading connectivity and digital services company, Zong 4G, hosted the USF contract signing ceremony at its Islamabad headquarters. The event was attended by the Minister of IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque, Chairman PTA Major General (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa, Federal Secretary (ITRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( STAFF REPORTER ) Federal Secretary Ministry of IT & Telecom Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui chaired 72nd Board of Directors meeting of Universal Service Fund. Chairman PTA Maj. Gen (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa also attended the meeting through videoconferencing. The Board approved award of contracts to PMTL (Ufone) for NextRead More →

LAHORE ( PRESS RELEASE ) The Universal Service Fund (USF) awarded contract worth PKR 588 Millionto Telenor Pakistan for providing hi-speed broadband in Sanghar Lot (Sindh). Federal Minister IT& Telecom, Syed Amin ul Haque inaugurated the Next Generation Broadband for Sustainable Development project in Sanghar (Districts of Sanghar and Umerkot)at a ceremony heldRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( PRESS RELEASE) Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said that in the light of Prime Minister’s vision of Digital Pakistan, Ministry of IT and Telecommunication will keep supporting initiatives being taken by Universal Service Fund for socio-economic development of the people. FederalRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) Universal Service Fund (USF) awarded a contract worth PKR 192 Million to Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, Jazz. This contract has been awarded by USF under its Broadband for Sustainable Development Programme. As part of the deal, Jazz will work towards providing mobile broadband access to peopleRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Universal Service Fund (USF) have collaborated to organize a two-day Workshop on Internet Access and Adoption which commenced on Wednesday. The Workshop aims at enabling the developing nations to take full advantage of affordable internet access which has to be widely accessibleRead More →

Partners with Universal Service Fund in Islamabad, Punjab IT Board in Lahore Delivers digital skills training focused on small businesses and online safety USF partnership will cover 80 cities and aims to reach more than 8,000 women across the country Partnership with PITB’s Herself initiative will reach 150 trainers andRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) Prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that the government is making endeavors to provide broadband internet facility in far-flung areas to accelerate socio-economic development, reported Radio Pakistan. He was speaking at a ceremony of signing of agreement for providing broadband facility to 5896 villagesRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( By Parvez Iftikhar ) A little more a weak ago, I attended a contract signing ceremony between the Universal Service Fund (USF) and Telenor, whereby USF will fund provision of mobile broadband service to over 1,200 villages in the Kohistan area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The occasion was notable, not only becauseRead More →