Telecom sector of Pakistan growing fast: IT Minister

Wednesday 08 March 2017 3 months ago 28   Islamabad   Print

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Report  Web desk : Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecom sector of Pakistan is growing fast with annual turnover of 4.5 billion dollars. This she stated during a meeting with UK Minister of State for Digital Telecommunication Matt Hancock in London. She said the number of internet users has gone from 3 million to 40 million in the last three years. The Minister of State said under the initiative of connecting the unconnected, around 6500 km of optical fibre will be laid across the country to cover the inaccessible terrain. Minister Hancock appreciated the fast growth and latest developments in IT and Telecom sector of Pakistan.(01)