Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, hinted at introducing 5G services next year, saying it would attract huge foreign investment.
The country has already been successfully experiencing 3G and 4G mobile broadband technology, with the number of users increasing with each passing day.
We need to introduce more innovative services in mobile broadband arena not only to facilitate the consumers but also to attract precious foreign investment and meet modern requirement, he said in an exclusive talk with with App after planting a sapling at national telecommunication corporation headquarters.
Dr Khalid Maqbool kicked off plant for pakistan campaign at NTC under with which 5000 plants will be planted at its different sites throughout the country.
Managing Director NTC baig vigar rashid khan and other senior officers of NTC were also present on the occasion.
Replaying to a question, the minister said . “The world is changing vert swiftlt and to complete with other nations we need to adopt new technologies”
Expressed the hope keeping in view the important of IT sector in Pakistan, he said foreign companies would approach themselves to launch the modern 5G service.
The foregin companies are also interested to invest in pakistan which is a huge market for forign investors and the 5th largest free – lancing country in the globe.