PM Inaugurates USF Optic Fiber Projects in Balochistan
Raja Pervez Ashraf, Prime Minister of Pakistan inaugurated Optic Fiber Projects of Universal Service Fund in Balochistan.
Universal Service Fund has been vigorously working in Balochistan province and through all these projects, more than 5,400 kms of Optic fiber cable is being laid due to which 74 tehsil HQs and towns are being connected. Around 6.45 Million people will benefit through these projects.
USF has also done a remarkable job in Rural Telecom Projects in Balochistan province. Through Pishin Lot, Nasirabad Lot and Mastung Lot 1,062 previously unserved mauzas are being covered and a lot more is to come for un-served population of the province.
The success of USF is evident from the fact that it has provided telecom services to almost 3,600 previously un-served villages. 260 previously un-served towns now have almost 412,000 USF funded broadband connections.
Optic Fiber cable of more than 4,217 KMs has also been laid to connect un-served tehsils. New initiatives of USF include a Telemedicine project and establishment of Universal Tele-Centers for proliferation of e-services.”