Terms and Taxes

Federal Excise Duty (FED)/ Sales Tax on Services & Equipment (in effect since July 1, 2017):

Services

ICT, FATA & AJK

Punjab

Sindh

KPK

Baluchistan

Landline - Charges

17%

19.50%

19.50%

19.50%

19.50%

DSL/Internet/EVO/Data Charges*

0.00%

19.50%**

19.50%*

19.50%

19.50%

Smart TV - Charges

16.00%

16.00%

10.00%

10.00%

15.00%

Equipment / CPE - Charges

17.00%

17.00%

17.00%

17.00%

17.00%

*In Sindh Tax will be charged if all charges for Internet/Data exceed Rs. 2,500/- or speed exceeds 4Mbps.

** In Punjab Tax will be exempted if monthly charges for student packages do not exceed Rs. 1,500/-

Advance Income Tax (All Regions) / Withholding Tax (in effect since July 1, 2017):

 Internet/DSL/EVO /Prepaid Charges

12.5% on the total of charges + Sales Tax

Landline Bill all Charges

10% of the amount exceeding Rs. 1,000/-

Excluding charges for DSL/EVO on which 12.5% is charged above.

Following changes will be effective from June 1, 2018:

  • ✔ The charges for Utalk Offer will be revised to Rs. 199/month effective from 1st June, 2018
  • ✔ The charges for on-net calls will be revised to Rs. 1.3/min, effective from 1st June, 2018
  • ✔ International zone 1 calling rate will be revised to Rs 0.60/10 seconds effective from 1st June, 2018
  • ✔ Single Play Customers Line Rent  will be revised to Rs. 249/month effective from 1st June, 2018

Following changes will be effective from Apr 1, 2018:

  • ✔ Static Ip bundle 1 price will be revised to Rs. 350 effective from 1st April,2018
  • ✔ 8 mbps and above packages will discontinue from 1st April, 2018. Only 1 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 4 Mbps, 10 Mbps, 20 Mbps, 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps will be available for subscription
  • ✔ 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps price revision effective from 1st April, 2018. 50 Mbps price revised to Rs. 4,500 and 100 Mbps price revised to Rs. 5,500

Following changes will be effective from Feb 1, 2018:

  • ✔ Line rent of landline only connections will be revised to Rs. 249/month
  • ✔256 Kbps package price will be revised to Rs. 499/month
  • ✔512 Kbps package will be revised to Rs. 599/month
  • ✔4 Mbps Unlimited package price will be revised to Rs. 1,825/month
  • ✔Standalone SmartTV (SmartTV without Broadband) charges will be revised from Rs. 499/month to Rs. 549/month for SmartTV in addition to the landline package charges.

Following changes will be effective from Jan 1, 2018:

  • ✔ 1 Mbps Unlimited package price will be revised to Rs. 1,399/month
  • ✔ 1 Mbps Starter package is being discontinued and existing subscribers will be shifted to 2 Mbps Starter Package
  • ✔ 2 Mbps Starter package price will be revised to Rs. 825/month
  • ✔ 2 Mbps Unlimited package price will be revised to Rs. 1,599/month
  • ✔ Customer will have the choice to change and select any commercially available package
  • ✔ Freedom Unlimited package for landline only connections will be revised to Rs. 649/month
  • ✔ Line rent of landline only connections will be revised to Rs. 240/month
  • ✔ Freedom Unlimited package will come with Free 50 mobile calling minutes to any other mobile operators instead of free Ufone minutes.