- Largest single European foreign direct investment in Pakistan
- One of the fastest growing networks in the country with a rich portfolio of products and services
- 40.701 million mobile subscriptions (Q3 2017)
- 2 050 employees (Q3 2017)
- Total revenues of NOK 8.725 million (2016)
- Monthly Mobile ARPU: NOK 16 (Q3 2017)
- The headquarters are located in Islamabad
- CEO: Irfan Wahab Khan
Environmental and social initiatives
Telenor Pakistan is continuously implementing a range of environmental-friendly initiatives. The company has for instance launched energy-efficient and eco-friendly solar-powered base stations to increase network coverage.
With coverage reaching deep into many of the remotest areas of Pakistan, Telenor Pakistan is, in some places, the only operator connecting the previously unconnected.
Socio-economic impact of mobile financial services
The forecasts for the socio-economic impact of mobile financial services are impressive for Pakistan. A study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group for Telenor in 2011 show that mobile financial services may reduce financial exclusion by as much as 20 % in the country by 2020. This represents an increase of 3% of the total Gross Domestic Product. The economical and societal contributions of the new business activity include creating one million new jobs and improving health care access.
Telenor is through the service easypaisa offering bill payment, domestic and international remittance, as well as savings and insurance. More than 4 million transactions are conducted every month through easypaisa.
For detailed information on regulatory matters, network, licenses and competitors, see our business description for Telenor Pakistan.
Key Figures for Telenor Pakistan
|Third quarter||First three quarters||Year|
|(NOK in millions)||Restated*||Restated*||Restated*|
|Subscription and traffic||1.671||1.574||5.041||4.703||6.315|
|Other mobile revenues||5||6||14||(31)||(25)|
|EBITDA before other items||1.232||920||3.237||2.597||3.441|
|EBITDA before other items/Total revenues (%)||60,6||47,6||52,4||45,4||44,7|
|No. of subscriptions – Change in quarter/Total (in thousands):||(96)||319||40.701||38.233||39.428|
|ARPU – monthly (NOK)||16||16||16||17||17|
|Exchange rate (PKR)||0,0790||0,0803||0,0802|