Telecommunications companies in Pakistan, such as Jazz, Telenor, and Ufone, have raised the prices of various call and data package offers.

According to Propakistani, Jazz has notified its customers of the price increase, and the company has revised the subscription fees for the YouTube and social packages for one week from Rs115 to Rs120, while the price of the WhatsApp package has increased from Rs21 to Rs23 for one week.

Jazz prepaid monthly premium, which includes 25GB of monthly data and 250 all-network minutes, remains unchanged at Rs650.

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Due to rising inflation, Ufone has also raised its prices. UPower is now priced at Rs120, up from Rs100 previously. The price of SuperCard Plus increased from Rs649 to Rs699 on June 29, 2022. The price of Super Card Gold has also risen by more than Rs100, from Rs999 to Rs1,099.

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Telenor package prices have also increased. On June 22, 2022, the price of EasyCard increased from 500 to Rs550; on June 29, 2022, the price of EasyCard increased from Rs650 to Rs700; and the monthly social pack plus increased to Rs100.

Telecom companies claim that a price increase is required to maintain service quality as inflation rises.