SCO is a public sector organization working under Ministry of IT (Government of Pakistan), established in 1976 to develop, operate and maintain telecom services in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. Over the period of time, SCO has developed massive IT & Telecom infrastructure including laying of over 2500 kilometer Optical Fiber Cable network across the entire length and breadth of the area. Today, SCO stands the largest telecom network / service provider equally focusing on urban and rural areas development. SCO is providing telecom services to both public and private sector (general populous) in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan region. It has a unique distinction of providing all brands of telecom services from voice to data under one platform.
SCO services to the people include landline telephony (PSTN), wireless local loop (WLL), cellular mobile (GSM) broadband internet (DSL), digital cross connect (DXX), long distance international (LDI), domestic private leased circuits (DPLC) and co-location facilities to telecom industry players operating in Azad Jammu &Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
Our vision is to empower people through state of the art information, communication and telecom services in the most difficult mountainous region of Pakistan. In recognition of SCO services and contributions, PTA has declared SCO as Significant Market Player (SMP) for all offered services.