All these new charges are in addition to 5 percent service charges on all reloads.
Messages that are being sent to Customers:
Dear Customer, To further exceed your expectations, a maintenance charge of 1.1% will be applicable on every recharge from 1st July 2011 along with government taxes. (June-24-2011)Mobilink:
1% operational fee will be applicable on all recharge through jazz load (applicable from July 1st, 2011). (June-25-2011)Telenor:
"Dear subscriber, from 4th July, an Admin Fee of 1.5% will be levied on usage for all prepaid connections (talkshawk & djuice)" (June-28-2011)
Warid and Zong might come up with their versions soon.
Here is the list of taxes / charges subscriber will have to pay after implementation:
- Withholding Tax: 10 %
- GST/FED: 19.5 %
- Service Charges: 5 %
- Operational / Maintenance / Admin Charges: 1% to 1.5%