KARACHI: Jazz, the leading cellular service provider in Pakistan, on Monday announced free calls to facilitate the people of calamity hit Balochistan.
In a statement, the operator said that in order to facilitate the people of Balochistan during this calamity, all Jazz to Jazz and PTCL calls are free.
Despite extremely challenging conditions, all efforts are being made to ensure the provision of essential telecom services in flood-affected areas.
Earlier, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had said that the recent flash floods in Balochistan have caused multiple optic fiber breaks impacting voice and data services in Lasbela, Kech, Panjgoor, Gwadar, Awaran, Ziarat, Mastung and adjoining areas.
About 343 cell sites of three cellular mobile operators (Telenor, Ufone and Zong) and PTCL had been affected due to floods.
Efforts are being made to resolve this unprecedented situation. PTA is working with the concerned operators for early restorations of affected communication channels.