Pak Datacom Ltd sings multimillion dollar joint venture

ISLAMABAD: Pak Datacom Ltd, have signed a multiyear, multimillion dollar joint venture agreement seeking Pak Datacom as 03b’s suppliers of services into the Pakistani market.

Signing ceremony was held on Wednesday in Islamabad in order to officially introduce these joint services in Pakistani market. Saeed Ahmed Khan, Sectary IT & Telecom graced the ceremony as a chief Guest.

Pervaiz Iftikhar, CEO Universal Services Fund, Steve Collar, CEO 03b Network, Ali Raza Butt, MD Pak Datacom Ltd, and Ali Akhtar Bajwa, COO Pak Datacom along with top executives from many organizations across various sector including Telecom, Defence and ISPs were present on this occasion was also present on the occasion.

Saeed Ahmed while addressing the participant said that the satellite communication is very important to reach to those areas of Pakistan where the terrestrial network is not available. He urged that this agreement will provide national and international satellite capacity across Pakistan.

Speaking at the occasion, Ali Raza Bhutta, Managing Director Pak Datacom said that this agreement is of a great value to the Pakistan market as fibre quality, high speed internet and data connectivity would be provided through satellite even to those locations of Pakistan where no other connection is available.

He gave an over view of the company’s achievement in recent years. He said that PDL played an integral part in the overall improvement of the data communication industry within the country. “This new fibre and satellite based global internet will allow billions of consumers and business in more than 150 countries to benefit from medical, educational and commercial applications” Ali Raza added.

“03b’s Medium Earth orbit (MEO) satellite provides us with fibre like capacity and cutting edge solution, to address the burgeoning needs to fixed and mobile operators in Pakistan. 03b’s technology puts Pak Datacom in a unique position to provide continuous capacity that will intercept the increasing demand we see for high bandwidth services” said Ali Akhtar Bajwa, COO Pak Datacom.

Steve collar, CEO 03b’s Network said that 03b always provide unique service solution to its customers and it will give positive impact in the international market.

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