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

By | July 25, 2014 4 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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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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Telenor Spares Rs. 10 million to Support IDPs of North Waziristan

By | July 22, 2014 3 Comments

Aimed at extending relief and assistance to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) of North Waziristan, Telenor Pakistan has announced a contribution of PKR 10 million through its emergency response partner, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS). The contribution will be utilized by PRCS to provide clean drinking water and Wash facilities for 3 months to IDPs residing in Bannu District. Expressing his solidarity with the IDPs, [...]

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Ufone Wins Call Center Leader of the Year Award in US

By | July 22, 2014 16 Comments

Ufone bagged the “Call Centre leader of the year”award during Annual Call Center Week held in Mandalay (Nevada), USA. The award was presented to the Customer Operations Department for their excellence in customer care. Ufone participated in the awards organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC) and brought home awards in not one but two categories. Ufone’s best practices in Call Center Customer [...]

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USF Disburses Record Amount Subsidy of Rs. 4.2 Billion in 2013-14

By | July 17, 2014 One Comment

Universal Service Fund (USF) yesterday announced that it disbursed subsidy of Rs. 4.2 Billion in FY 2013-14 for its projects to provide telecom services across the length and breadth of the country. It is pertinent to mention here that this is so far the highest amount of subsidy disbursed in any financial year by USF since its establishment. So far, in Rural Telecom Programme, USF [...]

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Timepey Facilitates KPK Government in Distributing Funds to IDPs

By | July 16, 2014 5 Comments

Zong, and Askari Bank Limited recently reached an agreement with FDMA to utilize its mobile cash transfer service “Timepey”, to assist the Government’s electronic cash Disbursement to the Displaced Person (DPs) of Northern Waziristan. The scheme was launched by Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Governor, Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KPK) during a ceremony held at the KPK house, which was attended by officials from Zong, Askari Bank and [...]

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Microsoft Devices Pushes Exclusive Ramadan Specific Apps

By | July 15, 2014 3 Comments

Microsoft has introduced exclusive Ramadan content for the users of Lumia and Nokia X range. Now, users can celebrate the auspicious month of Ramadan with renewed fervour and attain divine blessings with Ramadan specific apps, which are available on the Windows Phone Store for Lumia phones and Nokia Store for Nokia X range of devices. The announcement comes at a time when Muslims all around [...]

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Huawei Showcases Ascend P7 to Dealers in Pakistan

By | July 14, 2014 2 Comments

Huawei recently conducted a ceremony to privilege its dealers with first-hand experience of its newly launched handsets in Pakistan. A number of Huawei’s dealers across the country participated in the event. The ceremony showcased the newly launched Ascend P7, Ascend P6, Honor 3C, Y600 and Y330 to the dealers A press statement said that all eyes were on the latest 4G LTE-enabled Ascend P7; the [...]

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Zouhair Khaliq Joins GSMA Mobile for Development

By | July 14, 2014 2 Comments

Zouhair A. Khaliq, former CEO of Mobilink and recently the Board Member of Wateen, has joined the GSM Association as Managing Director, GSMA Mobile for Development. He will be based in London, UK. The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including [...]

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Mobilink Initiates Summer Internship Program 2014

By | July 11, 2014 7 Comments

Mobilink conducted an internship orientation session to mark the start of its annual Summer Internship Program 2014. This nationwide program has enrolled students for a project based internship program after a rigorous selection criteria encompassing a series of tests and interviews for the various departments at Mobilink.  The Summer Interns 2014 are Bachelors’ or Masters’ students of HEC recognized institutes. Sadia Ahmad Vice President Human [...]

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PTA Facilitates Relief Operation for IDPs

By | July 11, 2014 4 Comments

Owing to the reports regarding problems faced by Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from NWA, lodged in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in getting financial relief through SIMs, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has stepped up efforts to facilitate the affected people. The Government has announced a financial relief as compensation to IDPs which was to be disbursed through mobile phone SIM cards. For this purpose, Zong [...]

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Nokia X Portathon Concludes in Karachi

By | July 11, 2014 One Comment

Microsoft Devices kicked off the Nokia X Portathon across various universities of Karachi. Nokia X Portathon, is a unique application porting program where developers port their Android applications onto the Nokia Store getting the advantages of Nokia X platform along with the range of Nokia X devices. Nokia X Portathon garnered much traction from students and graduates belonging to University of Karachi, IBA, FAST, FUUAST, [...]

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Mobilink Reaches Out to IDPs

By | July 10, 2014 No Comments

Mobilink Foundation has handed over food supplies to Pakistan Army for over 8000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). The food packages were handed over to Pakistan Army at a ceremony held at Rawalpindi Race Course which was attended by high ranking officers of 10 Core and members of Mobilink management. Mobilink Foundation has initiated a relief campaign to provide support to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) [...]

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PASHA Releases IT Salary Survey for 2014

By | July 3, 2014 9 Comments

The Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES (P@SHA) has released its 2014 IT Salary Survey report. This survey provides analysis of the average salaries, growth, promotions and benefits for the IT & IT Enabled Services sector employees in Pakistan. The IT & ITES Industry of Pakistan provides direct employment to around 300 thousand people and another 50-100 thousand indirect employment. The tech industry [...]

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