Chairman PTA Appreciates Jazz’s Role in Providing Internet Access to Rural and Underserved areas



Chairman Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) Major General (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa; Muhammad Naveed (Member Finance); Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar (Member Compliance & Enforcement) and different senior members of PTA visited Jazz Digital Headquarters at the moment. Jazz’s government management group offered an in depth company overview, its dedication to 4G acceleration, particularly in underserved areas. Chairman PTA appreciated Jazz’s function in offering web entry to rural and underserved areas of the nation.

Chairman PTA Appreciates Jazz’s Role in Providing Internet Access to Rural and Underserved Areas

The overview additionally highlighted the work being finished within the areas of ed-tech, e-commerce, digital funds, inexpensive cellular applied sciences, Agri-tech, and the proliferation of high-speed web beneath the Universal Service Fund (USF) mission. Additionally, the Chairman was additionally apprised of Jazz’s PKR 1.2 billion COVID-19 aid package deal and the way it was rolled out for advantage of the general public.

“Internet penetration has improved from 31 percent to over 40 percent with the cooperation of all operators like Jazz,” mentioned Chairman PTA. He was additionally briefed about Jazz’s efforts in bettering start-up infrastructure in partnership with the National Incubation Centre. “We are exploring areas to ensure that the masses have safe and easy access to the benefits of an increasingly digital world,”

He additional added.

“By far the greatest power that connectivity holds is the ability to instantly empower millions of Pakistanis to break the socio-economic barriers in an increasingly interconnected world. Without the Internet and telecom connectivity, our Covid-19 lockdown, and economic struggles would have been more pronounced. We are glad to find a digital advocate in PTA and hope to work closely to make Pakistan improve its global ICT rankings,”


mentioned Aamir Ibrahim.

As the nation’s main digital firm serving 63 million clients, Jazz can be a number one 4G operator – the biggest web and broadband service supplier. Jazz works extensively in the direction of a digitally progressive and inclusive Pakistan by extending its help in bettering digital infrastructure, enhancing connectivity, investing in digital expertise and literacy, and selling entrepreneurship and innovation.