The news has recently being reported that an agreement has been signed between countries luxury bus travel operator Daewoo and Zong telecom – for providing free internet on Motorway. A ceremony in regard of this endeavor was staged at Daewoo Lahore terminal, where important dignitaries were invited including Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Other guests included Babar Bajwa Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Zong, and Mr C I Park, President Daewoo.
This particular first of its kind agreement will facilitate Daewoo passenger on Motorway root solely to enjoy blazing fast Zong internet connectivity continuously on the whole Motorway. Since, up till now Zong is the only mobile operator of the country, which is providing 3G coverage on complete Motorway.
Furthermore, the additional good news is that free internet connectivity will be for all Telco’s subscriber not only for Zong customer, so because of this leverage this offer has become a persuading one. Therefore, this perpetual internet connectivity on Motorway will certainly allow Daewoo passengers to remain connected with their family friends and online business proficiencies as well. Also traveler can also utilize this free of cost interne for entertainment purpose, like streaming videos and surfing their social media network profiles.
While addressing the ceremony of this collaboration between Zong and Daewoo Babar Bajwa Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Zong said “We at Zong have always been very committed to providing our customers with cutting edge technology. We will continue to strive towards making this provision of high quality data a reality, and this current partnership is a step in the same direction”.
President Daewoo Mr C I Park also spoke on this occasion and stated “This partnership is very welcome news for our passengers, as they will now enjoy unlimited connectivity along the motorway”.
On the other hand, special guest of honor Chairman PTA Dr Syed Ismail Shah stated that “Pakistan has an immense potential when it comes to provision of high quality and high speed 3G & 4G data services. Our vision for the future is based on accessibility to these services by all, and Zong’s efforts to provide 3G mobile broadband services deserve applause in this regard”.
Further Development as part of the Agreement:
Additional aspects of the deal suggests that in the coming few days most used Daewoo terminals including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Peshawar will be decked with Cm Pak Zong kiosks. This knack will let traveler and visitors on these Daewoo terminals to purchase Zong’s mobile broadband products, Zong mobile SIM’s and will also have zong recharge services.
This is a welcome move in spreading the footprints of next generation mobile data services availability for Daewoo passengers on Motorway. In the next step, we can hope that this free internet services in Daewoo busses will be extended on the other destinations in the country as well, so that travelers of other Daewoo roots can also get this amazing perk of free internet while traveling. Thus this kind of novel agreement will certainly boost ICT ecosystem viability in the country like other developing countries.