Monday, August 23, 2004

1.8 Billion Rupees Only!!!

The daily times reports that: "The state-run Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited %28PTCL%29 has hired a Chinese firm to computerise its billing and customer care operations at the cost of Rs 1.8 billion. Officials at the company said the Chinese firm %97 ZTE Technologies %96 will be responsible to automate the whole system within 18 months and complete the task in accordance with international telecom standards."

3 comments:

KO said...

You would thing they were doing rocket science or something for 1.8billoin rs.

SQ said...

sigh... PTCL has been trying to fix their billing system since 1994-95, and have hired multiple foreign companies for it since then. All that money wasted for nothing.

Salman Siddiqui said...

yeah@rocket science. the amount of money these people are using is just retarded.