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3 years ago

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In September, when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Ankara, he was all praise for the Pakistan-Turkey relationship. In an interview later on, he referred to it as, “one nation, two states.” Well, one of those states just banned Twitter. For those of you who are new to the Internet, Pakistan has famously banned YouTube, and…

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3 years ago

News

Yesterday, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority announced the date for the Information Session for prospective bidders. This is the last chance for interested bidders to clarify any questions they might have about the license auction and will be held at the PTA HQ on March 27. The latest IM released detailed a timeline leading up to…

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3 years ago

Technology

With the 3G/4G auction set to be held on April 23, 2014, Internet users in Pakistan must now wait to see which telecom operators get the much hyped about licenses for the service. While everyone agrees that the addition of 3G and 4G technology will be a good development for Pakistan, many people remain confused…

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3 years ago

Social Media

With a reported 2 millions Twitter accounts in Pakistan, it is no wonder politicians and political parties have taken to the social media platform to have their voice heard. Here’s a list of Pakistani Politicians on twitter you should be following, with a brief intro to what to expect from their tweets. Note: The number…

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3 years ago

News

While YouTube has been banned for more than a year and a half, the consumption of cat videos in Pakistan has not seen a decline. Most Pakistanis simply use the hundreds of VPN services available that allow them to access not only YouTube, but other “banned in Pakistan” websites as well. While the YouTube Ban…

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3 years ago

Announcements

As you will have already seen, this website, PakWired.com, is all about business, technology, and the startup culture in Pakistan. Pakistan has a thriving technological base and a growing number of entrepreneurs who are exploiting this. The process for finding the name was long and the possibilities were almost endless. The ideal name would be…

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3 years ago

Startup

You’ll hear people complaining about how there’s nothing to do in Pakistan besides eating out. This despite hundreds of events being organized in large cities such as Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad on a weekly basis. Are these events not good enough? That’s not it. The issue here is very basic – a lack of event…

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3 years ago

Technology

Developed nations across the globe have realized the importance of online learning tools – web channels, websites, and other resources – that can either be a part of the classroom curriculum or standalone tools for increasing learning amongst students, and even adults. Ranking in at 180 out of 200 countries in literacy, no other country…

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3 years ago

News

Though Pakistan has been facing severe socio-economic crisis with inflation touching the sky, as well as political instability and poor law and enforcement, certain industries within the country continue to grow rapidly. One of these, the IT sector, has seen a boom, brought on by the talented individuals in the industry, as well as the tax…

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3 years ago

Apps

I’ve yet to come across a child that has access to an iPad or other tablet yet does not know how to use it. Toddlers seem to pick up on how to use tablets very fast, much faster than some adults, and therefore a tablet or smartphone can be a great way to get your…

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