Chairman Major General (Retd) Amir Azeem Bajwa announced that PTA will fix the problems of the business association also, mobile service providers have previously been guided to enhance their services. During a conference at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Bajwa emphasized that the signal condition concern was being faced in overcrowded neighborhoods, narrow passages, and cellars. Owing to Covid-19, online work had risen and a 70% increase in data practice had been observed, he showed out, continuing that 2-2.5 million new contributors were appearing into the system.
He said LCCI office-bearers that telecom workers had been ordered to develop the quality of service. He, though, stated that the establishment of towers would take time. Bajwa showed out that mobile production had begun in Pakistan and last year 2.4 million handsets were created while during the last two months, 1.5 million sets were constructed. Addressing the event, LCCI President Mian Tariq Misbah stated that the business association had been protesting for the last few months about weak signals of mobile networks, particularly in the crowded bazaars of Lahore.
He stated that the usage of mobile phones had risen largely in Pakistan as the number of cellular supporters reached 180 million while the number of 3G/4G subscribers touched 95 million. Misbah emphasized that in these circumstances, businessmen were utilizing mobile phones for controlling and expanding their sales. There are various apps like WhatsApp, IMO, Skype, etc. which are being utilized for making audio/video calls. The LCCI chief stated that with higher usage of such technology, the dependence of businesses had risen on the quality of service given by the mobile firms. He continued that the traditional markets in Lahore were densely populated and these were often having the brunt of the dilemma.