We have confirmed with our sources that Mobilink Pakistan has started over its 3G trials in various big cities of Pakistan including Karachi, Multan, Quetta, Peshawar & Faisalabad. despite the fact that Mobilink is so far to release an official declaration on beginning of 3G trials, our sources inform that 3G services of Mobilink are existing in at least 5 cities of the Pakistan.
On clause of secrecy, an official of Mobilink confirmed simspk that 3G technology of Mobilink is in trial phase limited areas of Rawalpindi, Islamabad & Lahore too. On the other hand, 5 cities mentioned above i.e. Karachi, Multan, Quetta, Peshawar & Faisalabad have extreme coverage of 3G network of Mobilink.
On 23rd April 2014, an electronic auction was held by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for the licensing of 3G and 4G services in Pakistan in which Mobilink won 10 MHz bandwidth of 3G spectrum.
Contrasting to Ufone and Telenor, Mobilink decided to commence 3G trials in more than 5 cities of Pakistan including Peshawar, Faisalabad, Multan and Quetta where no supplementary operator launched 3G throughout the trial stage. Commercial launch of 3G services in Pakistan is set by cellular companies on 10th may, 2014.
Our sources also confirmed simspk that during the trial period, 3G services by Mobilink will absolutely be free. Yet, customers are instructed to keep a check on their credit amount to make it sure that internet data services are undeniably free of charges.