Cross Border Optical Fiber Cable

Project Cross Border Optical Fiber Cable
Project Description

The fiber optical cable covers an area of 820 km.The project will help improve the telecom and ICT industry of Pakistan, promote tourism and create trading opportunities for northern areas of the country. It will also provide the ICT infrastructure for 3G/4G services in the northern areas and enhance communication security with an alternative fibre route.

Location Gilgit Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 37
Project Progress Update
  • Ground breaking cermony performed by the Prime Minister
  • Work commenced October 2015
  • Project Completed and inagurated by Prime Minister in july 2018