International Data Roaming First Time in Pakistan by Warid
Warid Telecom is Claiming that they are the first to launch prepaid international data roaming in Pakistan for which they are not charging security deposit. They initially started their services in UAE and Saudi Arabia with the help of UAE’s local operators “DU” , “Etisalat” and Saudi Arabia’s local operators “Etihad Etisalat”, “Al Jawal”, and “Zain”. Warid also mentioned a special note which is to avoid over billing, customers are told to disconnect their Data Connection or Cellular Data options to disable the auto sync function in certain smartphones.
Prepaid Data/GPRS Roaming Charges:
Etihad Etisalat(Network Code – 420-03):
In Saudi Arabia Etihad Etisalat is providing Cheapest Rates to Warid for Data Roaming which is $0.002 per 10kb upload or download and $0.57 per MMS
Al Jawal(Network Code – 420-01) & Zain(Network Code – 420-04) :
In Saudi Arabia the other operators are Al Jawal and Zain and they both are charging same from warid customers which is $0.023 per 10kb for upload or download and $6.96 per MMS.
DU(Network Code – 424-03):
DU is the UAE’s company and it charges $0.001 per 1KB for uplink or downlink and $0.21 per MMS
Etisalat(Network Code – 424-02):
It is UAE’s Company and it charges $0.022 per 30KB for uplink or downlink and 6.54 per MMS
Please note that in order to avoid over billing issues, smart phone users can anytime disconnect Data Connection/Cellular Data option to prevent auto sync.
How to Subscribe to Warid PrePaid data Roaming:
It is very simple procedure just call on 321 from Warid prepaid sim to activate this service.
Terms and Conditions for this Package:
The above mention rates are tax exclusive, all aplicable taxes will be added to above rates.
Bill charges will be in Pak Rupees. Open market US$ – Pak Rupee Exchange rates of 23rd day of the preceding month should be applied to the bill. MMS charges will be event based.