ISLAMABAD (APP) - Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has extended its Voice Messaging Service (VMS) to its subscribers in 38 cities and this service is free of cost. Announcing the free service, SEVP Commercial, Dr Sadik Al-Jadir said the Co was dedicated to adding more value to its products and services with the promise of providing cutting edge technology to its customers. "With this perspective, PTCL- the largest Telecom Service Provider in Pakistan is pleased to extend its Voice Messaging Service to 38 cities," he added. Currently this service is available in 12 cities and 26 more cities will be added with effect from October 15, 2008. Although the service is absolutely free of cost but still customers who want to deactivate this service can do so by simply dialing "#06#" from their PTCL number. VMS service allows PTCL landline customers to listen to their unattended calls when they were away. If a customer does not pick or answer his phone after seven rings, the call is directed to the customer's voice mail box. Customers can then retrieve their messages either by dialing 1277, which is a free call or the VMS system will itself call customers to deliver their unheard messages free of cost. He said this service will be provided to all subscribers automatically free of charge in 26 new cities in addition to existing 12 main cities including Nawabshah, Larkana, Dadoo, Mirpur, Jackobabad, Rahimyarkhan, Bhawalpur, DG Khan, Sahiwal, Qasoor, Okara, Sheikhupura, Sargodha, Gujrat,Jehlum, Attock, Mianwali, Jhang, DI Khan, Bannu, Mardan, Kohat, Haripur, Mansehra, Sibbi and Gawadar.