Mobilink in collaboration with Gameloft now offers its customers direct purchases from the Gameloft Game Store utilizing Mobilink’s operator billing system. This unique system will enable customers to purchase and download a wide variety of games from the Gameloft Game Store using the credit from their prepaid connections over Mobilink Mobile Internet.
Apart from other crimes taking place in Pakistan, the fraud and theft cases in the Telecommunication industry witnessed in the recent past are gaining roots day by day. Recently it is revealed that many fake mobile cards of different companies were made by some criminals which resulted in a total loss of Rs 134 million to various mobile companies in Pakistan.
According to our sources top and middle management finance officials of a cellular services giant, Mobilink have been found involved in embezzlement of Rs. 210 million. The discovery of the embezzlement was discovered in November 2010 after discrepancy in the accounts was found.
Employees of a cellular company accused of funneling out over Rs210 million e auditor’s investigations revealed that the suspects had been transferring huge sums of money into their accounts.
Mobilink, in its attempt to help the people of flood effected areas, has successfully completed the first phase of constructing model homes in Mazzaffargarh and RohailanWali. The Mobilink Foundation has always been one of the foremost organizations to help the people of the country in times of need.
In a meeting held in the finance ministry it was decided that GST of 19.5% will be applied on all telecom services from 1st august. All finance secretaries and FBR chairman Salman Sadiq were present in the meeting and chaired by federal finance secretary Dr Waqar Masood.
Pakistani telecom consumers enjoy low call and SMS rates and whole of the world appreciated the telecom industry of Pakistan. Who knows that this appreciation will take cellular operators to the point where they can pose charges on their consumers? The taxes paid by Pakistani consumers are enough then what is the need of operational charges, maintenance charges and admin fee?
Ufone and Mobilink are the leading telecom operators and people of Pakistan are facing many taxes on every buying and recharging. Taxes and charges are directly implemented on the consumers and no one bothers about them. Telecom operators are working as per their routine and they don’t raise their voice for reducing of taxes and we have not seen any retaliation from them till now.
The umbrella of cellular services in the country has seen a rapid increase of about 30% in just six years. The teledensity has reached 62.5% from 33% in the year 2004 and 92% of Pakistan is covered.