Pakistani Humor - PakSatire.Com
#1 Monday, May 11, 2009 8:00 am

Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited, better known as Mobilink GSM, is a telecommunication service provider in Pakistan. According to PTA statistics, Mobilink has 28.24 million customers by March 2009. Mobilink's Head office is located in Mobilink House, 1 A Kohistan Road, F-8 Markaz Islamabad.

Mobilink started operations in 1994 as the first GSM cellular Mobile service in Pakistan by MOTOROLA Inc.,[citation needed] later it was sold to Orascom, an Egypt-based multi-national company.

Mobilink is the largest cellular service provider in Pakistan. Mobilink's corporate postpaid package is sold under the brand name "Indigo" and prepaid by the name of "Jazz".

In addition to cellular service, the Orascomm 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. Company is in place for launch of wireless broadband service through WiMax based technology.

With a softlaunch on 1 July 2008, Mobilink is now the second WIMAX internet service provider in Pakistan. Currently providing services only in Karachi.

WiMax services will be sold under the brand name "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.

Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd, Mobilink GSM (PMCL)

Type-Public Limited Company



Founder-Motorola USA

Head Quarter-Islamabad Pakistan

Area Served-10,000 Cities Town and Villages across Pakistan

Key People-Rashid Khan, President and CEO


Products-Postpaid Indigo, Prepaid Jazz, Mobilink PCO, Wimax

#2 Monday, May 11, 2009 10:11 pm


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