Friday, February 3


PTCL launches OTT Platform, ‘SHOQ’ to bring High Quality Video Streaming to Pakistan

Business, English
Karachi, February 01, 2023 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), a subsidiary of e and, (formerly known as Etisalat Group) has launched its new Over-The-Top (OTT) platform, SHOQ, to provide a superior and immersive viewing experience to all data users in Pakistan. SHOQ hosts a rich repository of selected content that is accessible to all, in line with PTCL’s vision of empowering digital transformation for all. The new platform was launched at a special event in Karachi, which was attended by President and Group CEO, PTCL and Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf, CEO, e and life, Khalifa Al Shamsi, CEO evision, Olivier Bramly; CEO and Co-founder, STARZPLAY, Maaz Sheikh, senior PTCL and Ufone officials, industry leaders, showbiz celebrities, media representatives, and prominent ...

Gamers gear up! As PTCL Group brings the biggest E-Sports gaming competition – ‘GameKey Arena’

Business, English
Islamabad, January 26, 2023 (PPI-OT):Pakistan’s largest telecommunications group – PTCL and Ufone 4G – is bringing aboard professional and aspiring gamers from across Pakistan to compete in a thrilling PUBG MOBILE tournament on its gaming platform, ‘GameKey’. PTCL Group launched GameKey – a one-window access platform to a curated selection of the most popular online games to provide a seamless and rewarding playing experience to all gamers. Pakistan has recently witnessed a rising gaming culture with a marked upsurge in the number of professional gamers and gaming squads that compete in national and international tournaments, thereby successfully putting Pakistan on the global gaming landscape. PTCL’s GameKey aims to strengthen the country’s gaming landscape by nurturing ...

PTCL Group, PRCS Collaborate to Provide Safe and Clean Drinking Water to Flood-Affected Families in Sindh and Balochistan

Business, English
Islamabad, September 23, 2022 (PPI-OT):PTCL and Ufone 4G have joined hands with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to provide safe and clean drinking water to thousands of people in flood-affected areas of Sindh and Balochistan. Through this initiative, the locals will stay protected from a range of waterborne diseases caused by floods that have contaminated the wells and underground reservoirs. In order to prevent serious health hazards, PTCL and PRCS will provide 72,000 liters of safe drinking water per day to families in Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Jaffarabad districts of Sindh and Balochistan respectively. Commenting on the support, President and Group CEO, PTCL and Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf, said: “The flood-affected communities of Sindh and Balochistan are hard pressed for cl...

PTCL and Ufone swiftly restore network disrupted by torrential rains, flooding in the Southern region

Business, English
Islamabad, July 28, 2022 (PPI-OT):PTCL and Ufone have swiftly restored their network disrupted by heavy rains and flooding in parts of Balochistan and Sindh in a record time through rapid mobilization of their on-ground resources. The torrential rains also caused major damage to road and bridge infrastructure in the region, further intensifying the challenge of timely restoration of the network, however, PTCL and Ufone field teams were able to live up to their commitment to keeping their customers connected at all times. Sindh, especially Karachi and the coastal belt of Balochistan received one of the heaviest monsoon spells in the recent past, which resulted in urban flooding, severe damage to roads and bridges infrastructure, and massive commercial power breakdown. PTCL’s Optical Fiber c...

PTCL Group Posts 5.7% Revenue Growth in the Half Year 2022

Business, English
Islamabad, July 18, 2022 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading telecom and ICT services provider, has announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2022, at its Board of Directors’ meeting held in Islamabad on July 18, 2022. During the first six months of 2022, PTCL Group successfully managed to keep the top line growth momentum, which further strengthened its market standing as an integrated telecom services provider in Pakistan. Growth in revenue is mainly driven by strong performance in the consumer segment led by fixed broadband, mobile data, and business solutions, along with microfinance services that supported the Group in achieving 5.7% growth in revenue over the comparative period despite the challenges of increase in A...

PTCL Group Donates Life Jackets to Fishermen Community of Karachi

Business, English
Islamabad, June 28, 2022 (PPI-OT): PTCL Group, Pakistan’s largest telecom operators PTCL and Ufone, has donated life jackets to the fishermen community of Karachi to ensure the safety of small-scale fishermen during the high-tide season at a ceremony held in FCS HQ in Karachi. Chairman, Fishermen Cooperative Society (FCS), Zahid Ibrahim Bhatti was presented with life jackets by PTCL Group representatives, to acknowledge the efforts of the local fishermen. Expressing his thoughts regarding the initiative, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Communication, PTCL Group, Amir Pasha, said, “PTCL Group was always on the lookout for opportunities to give back to the community where it is most needed.” “The monsoon season is around the corner and there is a pressing need to undertake measures to...