Telenor voice offers will not be available during Eid days

Telenor have announced that they will disable voice bundles during Eid days. Telenor announcement: Dear Customer, To provide better services to all our valued Talkshawk customers during Eid, following Voice Offers will not be available from 11:00PM 5th October, 2014 till 2:00PM 6th October, 2014. 1. Poora Pakistan 24 Ghantay Offer 2. Poora Pak Free […]

56 Rupees to Spend from a 100 Rs Recharge due to High Telecom Taxes and Extra Network Deductions

High taxesPakistan have a modern telecom infrastructure in the country with more than 123 million subscribers.

Previous governments have been imposing different taxes on telecom sector, so did new government. They increased with holding tax (WHT) 10% to 15% with the addition of 5% starting from July 1st 2013.

Telecom service providers also deduct 7% extra service charges in the name of services maintenance which will be increased by 2% making it 9% in July. Already announced by few networks, others will follow as usual.

Lets count total taxes and extra charges Pakistani telecom customers will have to pay.

  • 15% WHT tax (1st July)
  • 19.5% FED Tax
  • 9% networks deduction
  • Total: 43.5% 

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