The general public / users of Telecom Services are advised to note the following:
International Roaming Tariffs for Saudi Arabia
The cellular mobile operators are offering International Roaming (IR) facility to prepaid as well as postpaid subscribers. For IR tariff details, click here
PTCL Pakistan Package
PTCL has activated “Pakistan Package” on all its subscriber-lines w.e.f. December 01, 2007. PTCL is charging Rs. 199 per month (excluding 15% GST) in addition to normal line-rent and is offering 5,000 free on-net (PTCL to PTCL/Vfone) NWD minutes. Validity of PTCL “Pakistan Package” is “Two (02) months”. For de-activation of “Pakistan Package”, dial 1236.
Helpline & Friends & Family Charges
The cellular mobile operators are charging for helpline and friends & family services (Excluding 15% GST & 10% Advance Tax). For further details, click here
PTCL Voice Messaging Service (VMS)
PTCL is charging local call charges of Rs. 2.01 per 5 minutes (excluding GST) when a call is diverted to VMS or a caller listens greeting message / prompt tone. For de-activation, dial 1236 or visit PTCL’s website for further details:
Mobilink is charging Rs.0.86 (including taxes) per call for calls made to Mobilink Helpline (111).
Hoax Calls and Falsified / Unsolicited SMS(s)
Be aware of hoax calls and falsified / unsolicited SMS(s) that are being called / sent to subscribers to buy scratch cards and notify scratch number to calling party for prizes of immense value. You are requested to be mindful of receiving hoax / unsolicited calls and SMS(s) notifying that you have won a prize of immense value. However, in order to retrieve the prize, you have to inform the calling party the hidden numbers on the prepaid scratch cards. As a result, you will be deprived of the value of the Scratch Card.
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