|Type||Public Limited Company|
|Area served||10000 cities, towns, and villages across Pakistan|
|Key people||Rashid Khan, President and CEO
|Products||postpaid indigo , prepaid JAZZ, jazba Mobilink PCO, WiMAX|
|Parent||Orascom Telecom Egypt (Vimpelcom Group)|
Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited, better known as Mobilink GSM, is a telecommunication service provider in Pakistan. The company is Pakistan's leading cellular operator with a subscriber base of 35 M and market share of 31% in October 2010.
Mobilink's Head office is located in Islamabad. Mobilink started operations in 1994 as the first GSM cellular Mobile service in Pakistan by Motorola Inc., later it was sold to Orascom Telecom, an Egypt-based multi-national company
In addition to cellular service, the Orascom group is diversifying its service portfolio by setting up new businesses and also expanding through acquisitions. Recently, they started offering DSL broadband through a wholly owned subsidiary, Link.Net. Additionally, the company has also launched its wireless broadband service through WiMax based technology under the label of 'Mobilink Infinity'. Technology is backed by Alcatel, and company is using a ZYXEL Customer Premises equipment.
In addition to Mobilink, the Orascom group also owns TWA (Trans World Associates) which operates an undersea fiber optic cable from Karachi to Fujairah, UAE.
As of June 2010 Mobilink had issued two listed bonds valued at R$3.2B and R$6B, respectively.
Besides its cellular service recently Mobilink has also started its DSL/Wimax internet service in 26 major cities of Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Faisalabad, Peshawar, Multan, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Jhelum, Sialkot, Hyderabad,Tharushah, Mardan, Rahim Yar Khan, Sahiwal, Wah, Sargodha, Sheikhupura, Abbotabad, Quetta, Dera Ghazi Khan, Ghazi Kot, Bahawalpur, Sukkur, Nawabshah & Larkana.
- Official website
- Mobilink on Facebook
- Mobilink on Twitter
- Mobilink Value Added Service, Pakistan
- Pakistan Telecom Authority
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