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2 days ago

News

The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has been asked by the Privatization Commission (PC) to arrange its audit by the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP). As there were no restraining orders by the apex court against conducting the audit of PTCL by the AGP, the PC decided that AGP should hold the audit for PTCL. More than 60…

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6 days ago

Digital Living

Islamabad: Ann Lavin, Google’s Director for Public Policy and Government Relations for China and Southeast Asia, met Finance Minister Ishaq Dar here in Federal capital on Thursday. Lavin acknowledged the economic turnaround the country has achieved since the “financial downturn” of 2008. Moreover, she said Google could play a key role in transforming e-commerce and Information technology…

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1 week ago

News

In order to avail the services of 3G and 4G, Warid customers with old non-4G SIMs will have to get their SIMs replaced with the new one. In a recent development, Mobilink-Warid merger has revealed a new and amalgamated brand – Jazz. As far as the integration process of both the telecom companies is concerned,…

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2 weeks ago

News

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has devised a new system for cellular companies through which they can manage the collection of withholding tax from their customers. This will be done through an online data integration system which shall be provided to all mobile operators. Senior FBR authorities said that the tax authorities have chosen to…

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2 weeks ago

News

Pakistan’s second largest mobile operator, Telenor has announced to shut down all its sales, support and service centers across Pakistan. As a result, all the employees who used to work in those centers would lose their jobs. However, the company has ensured compensation for the employees as reported by ProPakistani. According to the details, as…

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2 weeks ago

News

Under the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) project, Pak Telecom Mobile Limited (Ufone) has been awarded a funding of PKR 2.33 billion from the Universal Service Fund (USF) to introduce 3G services in backward areas of Balochistan. The deal has been signed today, January 02, by the representatives of both parties, along with the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar…

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3 weeks ago

Analysis

Smartphone technology has been the most popular technology that has absolutely revolutionized the way we define connectivity. Almost gone are the days of the landline and as for heading out to the PCO to make a call, well, that’s a distant memory many people don’t even remember now. Every year, mobile phones change the way…

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4 weeks ago

Digital Living

On Tuesday December 20, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) hosted the inaugural “IT Awards 2016” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad. The event was organized by PSEB in collaboration with the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication. Awards recognizing the excellence in performance were presented to the representatives of various IT companies, from specific programs to global initiatives….

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1 month ago

Announcements

VimpelCom — A Netherlands -based international telecom and technology company recently announced the opening of Global Shared Services (GSS) in Islamabad. Islamabad is one of the three locations considered by VimpelCom to be a potentially strong site for the GSS program. VimpelCom Ltd. is a global provider of telecommunication services based and headquartered in Amsterdam,…

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2 months ago

News

The import of mobile phones has been in constant decline for the last few months for a variety of reasons, as cited by the local representatives of international mobile phone brands like Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Haier, Lenovo, Alcatel, HTC, OPPO etc. During the previous quarter (July – Oct), mobile phones import rate remained low at…

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