News
19/11/2014: MINISTER OF STATE FOR IT AND TELECOM Ms. ANUSHA RAHMAN CHAIRED 36TH BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING       17/07/2014: Universal Service Fund disburses record amount subsidy of Rs. 4.2 Billion in FY 2013-14       18/04/2014: USF organizes Workshop on Broadband       26/03/2014: Federal Minister for Finance lauds USF Telecentre Programme       30/12/2013: Minister for IT and Telecom Ms. Anusha Rahman Chaired 33rd Board of Directors Meeting       27/12/2013: Consultative session held with telecom operators regarding establishment of Telecentres       24/12/2013: USF awards contracts to provide broadband services in RTR and NTR-1       09/12/2013: Telecenters would be established to provide E-services to unprivileged people of rural areas: Ms. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT       28/11/2013: Minister of State for IT, Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan paid a surprise visit to the Fiber Optic Route of Chirah-Lehtrar-Kotli Sattian here on Thursday.       23/10/2013: Minister of State for IT & Telecom Chairs Meeting Regarding Telecenters       18/09/2013: Minister of State for IT and Telecom Chaired 32nd Board of Director’s Meeting       12/07/2013: Achievements of USF       05/07/2013: Minister of State for Information Technology Ms Anusha Rahman Khan while chairing a board meeting of Universal Service Fund       20/05/2013: USF celebrates World Telecom and Information Society Day 2013       11/04/2013: The Minister of IT visits Universal Service Fund.      
Rural Telecom Programme

Benefits of Rural Telecom Programme
 

USF has been running rural telecom projects to provide basic telephony and data services in several remote areas of Pakistan thus creating opportunities also for the individuals in rural areas to get equal access to ICT facilities.

Rural telecom projects have brought the focus of telecom operators from urban towards rural population. Access to services are being offered by the telecom operators, both through shared access points as appropriate, and to all customers requesting service in the areas covered through the support of the USF, at published national tariffs.

Moreover, through rural telecom programme, USF is triggering investment in more coverage and services being provided by telecom operators.
 
 

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