China Mobile-owned Zong launches 4G mobile Internet in Pakistan

China Mobile-owned Zong on Thursday launched 4G LTE mobile Internet services in Pakistan.

With this, Zong has become the first telecom operator in Pakistan to launch 4G services.

Zong 4G services will initially be available in five cities: Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad. Zong intends to roll out 4G services in Quetta and Peshawar by the end of this year.

The Pakistan telecom operator is selling monthly 4G hybrid package at Pakistan Rs 599 + taxes for 2 GB data and Rs 799 + taxes for 4 GB plan. Both schemes offer unlimited On-Net voice and 500 SMS per day.

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Zong 4G mobile Internet is cheaper than 2G and 3G in Pakistan.

For instance, the Zong 4G 2 GB data plan will cost you Rs 350 against 1 GB of 2G or 3G data available for Rs 250.

The price of 4 GB data plan of Zong 4G LTE is Rs 650, 10 GB is available at Rs 1500, while 20 GB will cost Rs 2500.

China Mobile was the only operator to purchase one of the two 4G licenses that were auctioned in April this year, while Mobilink, Telenor and Ufone only bid for 3G licenses.

Baburajan K
editor@telecomlead.com