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Meet Find 7a, OPPO’s Flagship Smartphone in Pakistan [Short Review]

By | July 28, 2014 12 Comments

Chinese Electronics manufacturer OPPO is the newest entrant in Pakistan’s smartphone market. The company managed to make an impression in many International markets by bringing some unique smartphones, including Find 5, N1 and now Find 7. During its soft launch in the country, OPPO has released 4 phones in the market. Find 7a is their flagship device, sold at a price of Rs. 49,900 in the [...]

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Zong Gives Away Mercedes Benz to its Promotion Winner

By | July 28, 2014 3 Comments

Zong has rewarded one of its lucky customers with Mercedes Benz car for winning a promotion. Customers were asked in this promotion to buy a new SIM or port their numbers to Zong’s network and consume Rs. 200 to become part of the the lucky draw that could get them luxurious Mercedes Benz. Today, Zong announced that it has selected a winner, who is awarded [...]

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PTCL Launches 36Mbps Chaar Ji EVO Service

By | July 27, 2014 4 Comments

Today, technology is evolving at breakneck speeds, and this effect is visible everywhere. As the technology evolves, so does the needs of consumers, who are getting data hungrier day-by-day. To bridge this gap, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has taken the lead by introducing the next generation wireless broadband “EVO CharJi” offering speeds upto 36 mbps. Little late than we originally expected, PTCL’s Chaar Ji [...]

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Wateen Announces its New CEO

By | July 26, 2014 15 Comments

Wateen today announced that Rizwan Tiwana has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Decision was taken by the board and company has officially confirmed us the development. Rizwan Tiwana, who has replaced Naeem Zamindar, is not new for Wateen as he has remained Chief Technical Officer of the company since its inception in Pakistan till 2009. Mr. Rizwan, during his tenure from [...]

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Warid Launches Mobile Paisa with Over 10,000 Agents Across 500 Cities

By | July 25, 2014 7 Comments

Warid Telecom and Bank Alfalah Limited have announced the launch of their marketing campaign for Branchless Banking Services under the brand name “Mobile Paisa” in Pakistan. The launch of Mobile Paisa was announced earlier this year with the promise of trust and convenience. The service is launched in collaboration with Monet (Pvt.) Limited as the technology provider, who are using the technology of Visa International, [...]

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Mobilink Rewards its 20th Anniversary Promotion Winner with Rs. 2 Million

By | July 25, 2014 5 Comments

Mobilink announces the winners of its latest promotion “Calls Milao, Lakhon Banao!” The winners were selected from across Pakistan through lucky draws. During the promotion 20 customers won PKR 1 lac daily while one lucky winner was awarded PKR 2 Million. Atif Raza, Director Pricing, Mobilink commenting on the promotion said, “Mobilink, being Pakistan’s favorite network celebrates its 20thanniversary by offering a token of appreciation [...]

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Telenor Holds Djuice Ideate Competition for Students

By | July 25, 2014 2 Comments

Aimed at encouraging a culture of entrepreneurship among Pakistani youth, Telenor Pakistan’s youth centric brand djuice recently organized ‘Djuice Ideate’ – an entrepreneurial talent hunt competition. Students from Pakistan’s leading business schools participated in the competition, which enhanced their creativity, entrepreneurial ability and strategic planning skills. As per the competition’s format, during the first round,10 teams comprising 4-5 members each, presented their 360 degree integrated [...]

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Huawei Launches new Media Pads in Pakistan

By | July 25, 2014 4 Comments

Huawei today unveiled its media pads (tablets) in Pakistan. Media Pads tablets are aimed at providing stunning HD experience with excellent top-notch features, ultra-fast connectivity, easier navigation and compact designs which brings smart life to the next one billion users. Huawei tablets are made available in Pakistan through INOVI technologies. The Media Pad series include Link 10+; designed with stunning HD experience for movie lovers. [...]

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Microsoft Announces Lumia 530, the Cheapest Phone in the Windows Phone lineup

By | July 24, 2014 25 Comments

It has been a while since Nokia announced the Lumia 520, the cheapest Windows Phone ever to land on the earth. Now, taken over by Microsoft, time has come for the duo to announce its successor in Lumia 530. Changes are hard to see on paper, though. The screen on Lumia 530 is still of the same size, 4″ that is but with 16:9 aspect [...]

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No SIM to Be Sold Without Biometric Verification After August 1st, 2014

By | July 24, 2014 24 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has announced that no SIM will be sold or activated throughout Pakistan without biometric verification of customers starting August 1st, 2014. As per this new policy, customers will have to verify their identity through thumb impression to confirm that the CNIC they are using for activation of SIM is legitimate, original and it belongs to them. As per PTA’s SOP, a customer [...]

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Connate, a Native Ad Tech Firm, Launches Services in Pakistan

By | July 24, 2014 One Comment

Connate – a native ad tech firm – has announced the commencement of its operations in Pakistan. Dubai based Connate – with focus on premium content monetization, production and delivery – entered Pakistani market when Dettol and Warid wanted to build upon their relationship with consumers but not through regular tried and tested route of advertising. Native advertising is a non-intrusive and in-content online advertising [...]

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Breaking: Naeem Zamindar is Reportedly Sacked from Wateen Telecom

By | July 23, 2014 63 Comments

Dhabi Group has relieved Mr. Naeem Zamindar from his responsibilities at Wateen Telecom, we have confirmed with sources. According to a source who is directly aware of the development, Mr. Naeem was today asked to step down as CEO and member of Wateen board. An official statement, however, claims that Naeem Zamindar resigned from his position after completing a three and a half year-tenure that [...]

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Telenor Posts Revenue Growth During Q2 2014

By | July 23, 2014 One Comment

Telenor Pakistan reported its revenues to reach Rs. 26 billion during second quarter of 2014, up from Rs. 24.579 billion during the same duration last year. Telenor said that its Total revenues in local currency increased by 6%, mainly due to strong growth in the subscriber base. Company said that subscription and traffic revenues in addition to revenues from international traffic contributed with 4 percentage [...]

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Xiaomi Unveils its Latest Flagship Mi4 Smartphone

By | July 23, 2014 18 Comments

Xiaomi, a renowned Chinese electronics company, has announced its latest flagship device Mi 4 during an event in Beijing. The latest phone is said to be the fastest and the most striking device in the Mi phone series. It packs the top notch hardware and now the build quality has been improved by the addition of metal. Have a look at some of key features of [...]

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Warid to Commercially Launch Mobile Paisa this Week

By | July 23, 2014 13 Comments

Warid is all set to launch its Mobile Financial Services under the brand name of “Mobile Paisa” this week, we have confirmed. Warid is partnering with Bank Alfalah — one of the largest private bank network in Pakistan — for its mobile financial services that are built on Visa’s Fundamo technology and is managed by Monet, Dhabi Group’s MFS arm in the country. Warid was granted Branchless Banking  license [...]

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