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5 days ago

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Telenor Pakistan is currently in talks with Wateen Telecom for 100% acquisition as reported by ProPakistani recently. As per the details, both Mobilink and Telenor persisted in separate acquisitions with Wateen. However, nothing has been finalized officially as of now. Mobilink left the discussion for the later stage after bringing the matter on the table….

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1 week ago

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OpenSignal has recently published a report which states that 3G speed in Pakistan is among the slowest in the world. The overall average connectivity speed of 3G or higher networks in the country stands at 3.33 Mbps. The network availability in Pakistan is about 63.47 percent. On the other day, OpenSignal published the mobile data…

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2 weeks ago

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Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and telecom operator ZONG have inked a fiber optic leasing agreement. To enable quality and superior telecommunication services for Pakistani market, PTCL will install 789 kilometer fiber line for ZONG. For the same, an agreement was penned down between two companies. According to the agreement, the telecom operator will be…

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3 weeks ago

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Mobile phones play a significant role in everyone’s life especially in the tech-dominated era. Most of the users, particularly in our part of the world, carry two or even three smartphones with them. Subsequently, Pakistan is importing mobile phones in bulk to meet the needs of the customers. As a result, sharp increase of 4.23%…

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3 weeks ago

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For the first time since its launch, the number of 3G subscribers in Pakistan reduced by around 0.2 million. According to the report revealed by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), there is a decline from 29.7 million in May to 29.5 million in June. However, there has been a significant rise in mobile phone users. The…

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3 weeks ago

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Telenor Pakistan has officially launched 4G service across 6 different cities in the country. The service is currently available in some parts of Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Multan, Peshawar and Swat. The news was published in various newspaper of Pakistan. According to the advert, Telenor has officially rolled out the 4G network to some parts of…

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1 month ago

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The Minister for Information Technology (IT) and Telecom, Mrs. Anusha Rahman has formally handed over the technology neutral 4G license for the 10 MHz of frequency spectrum 850 MHz to ex-CEO of Telenor Pakistan, Mr. Michael Foley. Couple of weeks ago, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had issued official license to Telenor for 4G spectrum. However,…

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1 month ago

Incubators

In the presence of Secretary General International Telecommunications Union, Houlin Zhao and Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom, Anusha Rahman Khan; the official inauguration ceremony of Jazz National Incubation Center (NIC) was held in Islamabad at the National Information Technology Board (NITB) yesterday. Some notable representatives also graced the event that includes the…

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2 months ago

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has finally issued the pending license to Telenor for its 4G spectrum. The permission came soon after the withholding tax of USD 39.5 million was paid by Telenor which the Norwegian company refused to pay in earlier June. Although Telenor managed to secure the license of 850 MHZ at a base…

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2 months ago

Business

The parent company of Mobilink, VimpelCom, has said that the Mobilink-Warid merger will create 5000 jobs in Pakistan. Moreover, it will also invest $1 billion in Pakistan over the next 5 years, with $300 million to be invested in the current year on the extension and up-gradation of the cellular services in Pakistan. While addressing…

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