In the recent news, the prices for call and data packages have been once again increased by cellular mobile operators, due to the recent rise in inflation. The prices of various call and data packages have been increased by Pakistan Telecom Mobile Limited (Ufone), Jazz, and Telenor.
Jazz notified its clients of the price increase and the company claims that as of June 23 the weekly YouTube & Social subscription fee has changed from Rs. 115 to Rs. 120. With effect from June 23, the cost of the weekly WhatsApp deal has increased from Rs. 21 to Rs. 23.
Telecos Are Increasing Prices of Call and Data Packages to Maintain Quality of Service
In times of rising inflation, Ufone has also revised its pricing of call and data packages. The company sent messages to customers saying, “Dear customer, to maintain quality of services during the ongoing rise in inflation, there will be changes in some of our offers”. UPower would now cost Rs. 120 which was previously Rs. 100 under the increased prices. With effect from June 29, 2022, the price increase does, however, include 1,000 SMS for the All In One (Option 1) Variant.
The Price of Ufone Super Card Plus Has Been Increased to PKR 699
With effect from June 29, 2022, the price of the same Super Card Plus, which is now available for Rs. 649, has been increased to Rs. 699. The cost of Super Card Gold has been increased from Rs. 999 to Rs. 1,099. Customers would have access to the additional 100 Off-Net Minutes, 2GB Main Volume, and 2GB Social Volume (1 GB FB and 1 GB WA) starting on June 29, 2022.
The cost of Telenor packages has also increased. As of June 22, 2022, the price of the EasyCard 500 has been increased to Rs. 550. With effect from June 29, 2022, the price of the EasyCard 650 would be increased to Rs. 700. And the Monthly Social Pack Plus pricing will be increased to Rs. 100.