PTCL will be the provider to 10GB internet Bandwidth to the Higher Education Commission, this bandwidth is going to be used to facilitate the universities by introducing the services like video conferencing, digital libraries and access to the International education and research networks.
This is the highest bandwidth which have been taken by any organization ever in Pakistan and this 10 Bandwidth is going to be used to form the network between the universities and institutes spread all over Pakistan. The initiative have been taken to encourage and back the research.
This contract is a Part of Pakistan Education and Research Network 2 (PERN2) which is initiated earlier by HEC Pakistan. PERN2 includes the plans to provide huge number of reliable and useful services to student and research scholars across the universities.
PTCL have been providing and providing the huge bandwidth to some of other ISPs and this is first broadband connection of its kind with a huge bandwidth. PTCL and HEC promised to extend future co-operation.
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