SCO, PTCL Partner To Provide Optic Fiber Cable to FATA Region



Special Communications Organization (SCO) and PTCL have partnered to lay more than 600 Km of Optical Fiber Cable in FATA to provide basic telephony and data services. SCO and PTCL both have experience when it comes to working in tough conditions and hence will jointly undertake this project.

The contract signing ceremony was held at Special Communications Organization Headquarters, Rawalpindi. Director General SCO, Maj Gen Ali Farhan HI, President PTCL Dr. Daniel Ritz along with other senior officials was also present on the occasion.

The project was initiated after the merger of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for connecting various remote areas of the region with Optical Fiber Cable in FATA under Universal Services Fund (USF) Program.