July 23, 2014 6:49 PM ET

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Company Overview of Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd.

Company Overview

Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd. provides telecommunication services in Pakistan. The company offers cellular and Blackberry services; postpaid and prepaid solutions; and 3G data services to individuals, businessmen, corporate companies, and multinationals. It also provides on-demand audio dramas; and international roaming services, such as mobile in flight roaming, maritime roaming, GPRS roaming, and Jazz international roaming services. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Islamabad, Pakistan with a sales office and customer care centre in Muzzafarabad. Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Global Telecom Holding S.A.E.

Mobilink House 1-A

Kohistan Road

F-8 Markaz

Islamabad,  

Pakistan

Founded in 1994

Phone:

92 51 281 7533

Key Executives for Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chairman of Orascom Telecom Holding and Chief Executive Officer of Orascom Telecom Holding
Age: 60
Vice President of Business Development
Chief Commercial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd. Key Developments

Mobilink Launches 3G Services on Local Market

Mobilink has commercially launched 3G services on the local market. The operator had been offering free 3G services in 10 cities as part of a service trial since April. Starting 18 July, the company terminated its free 3G service offering. The company commercial 3G offer is currently available in 11 cities of Pakistan, namely Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Gujranwala, Sialkot and Hyderabad. The service will be later expanded to other cities across the country. Pricing details relate to the 3G bundle and packages will be released soon.

Mobilink Appoints Jeffrey Hedberg as CEO Effective from Early August 2014

Global Telecom Holding announced that Jeffrey Hedberg has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mobilink in Pakistan. He succeeds Rashid Khan, who has decided to retire after over 14 years in leading positions with Mobilink and banglalink. Rashid Khan will continue to perform the duties of the CEO of Mobilink until such time that Jeffrey Hedberg assumes office in Pakistan, which is expected in early August 2014. Jeffrey Hedberg's previous responsibilities include Acting CEO of Telkom South Africa and CEO of Telkom's Nigerian subsidiary, Multi-Links Nigeria. Prior to joining Telkom he was CEO of Cell C, in South Africa.

Mobilink Expands its 3G Services to 10 Major Cities Across the Country

Mobilink has expanded its 3G services to 10 major cities across the country. The operator initially launched 3G services in eight cities in April. The company is currently providing 3G services in Karachi, Quetta, Faisalabad, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, and Multan, and now also in Gujranwala and Sialkot.

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