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PTCL Launches Managed WiFi Service for Corporate Customers

By | September 18, 2014 9 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has launched an exclusive WiFi service called ‘Managed WiFi’ for its corporate customers. PTCL’s Managed WiFi service provides organizations with secure, reliable and fast wireless LAN access. This service is available across multiple locations without the hassle of associated hardware and maintenance costs. The service also comes with efficient centralized management, advanced analytic tools, web based management portal and application [...]

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Mobilink Upgrades Jinnah Welfare Society Vocational Center

By | September 18, 2014 One Comment

Mobilink has upgraded Jinnah Welfare Society’s (JWS) Vocational Center by setting up a Stitching and Sewing facility. The facility upgraded with 12 sewing machines was inaugurated by Mobilink’s CSR team in a ceremony in JWS, Talagang. The Sewing and Stitching center will be utilized for regular classes of sewing skills to the women of Talagang and surrounding areas. The 6-month long course is aimed at [...]

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PTA, WorldCall in a Row Over Non-Payment of License Fee

By | September 17, 2014 10 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority last week suspended WorldCall’s WLL license due to non-payment of spectrum fee. PTA – in a determination sent to WorldCall Telecom – said that company was issued show-cause notices in September 2012 and February 2014 on non-payment of annual radio frequency spectrum fee for a WLL license that WorldCall possesses for 14 telecom regions of Pakistan. PTA said that WorldCall has to [...]

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USF Approves Optic Fiber Cable Project for KPK

By | September 16, 2014 8 Comments

Universal Service Fund yesterday approved a 730 kilometre long Optic Fiber Cable project for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said a statement issued last night. USF said that Fiber Optic project, that will connect 21 tehsils of the province, will benefit an un-served population of about 3.2 Million people. Government is aiming that this new Fiber Optic cable will not bring high-speed internet to masses but government [...]

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Ufone Provides Life Jackets to Pakistan Navy for Flood Relief

By | September 15, 2014 No Comments

To facilitate the residents of Sindh, Ufone extends its timely support in the form of life jackets which are being provided to Pakistan Navy at Navy Flood Camp, Sukkur for emergency response, as flood warning centers reported the onslaught of the deluge in a day, which is expected to cause major damages. The life jackets will help in rescue efforts whereby saving precious lives. Ufone’s [...]

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Huawei Mobile Broadband Forum 2014 concludes in Islamabad

By | September 15, 2014 No Comments

Huawei Technologies held an insightful summit, titled; “Huawei Mobile Broadband Forum” from 8th to 12th September, 2014, in Islamabad. The forum was designed to share Huawei’s global experience and new ideas in development of 3G and LTE Technologies, with operators, after the recent auction and issuance of of next-gen licenses.  The forum themed; “Awing MBB” was held in response to the mobile broadband network deployment [...]

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Ufone Launches Music Portal Taazi.com

By | September 15, 2014 3 Comments

Ufone, continuing with its trend of innovation in launching new products and services, has launched a new portal named Taazi.com,in collaboration with Unicorn Black, to support the music industry in Pakistan, where existing and upcoming artists, record labels and content providers will be able to sell a variety of content, ranging from songs to videos, by simply creating a free account. This initiative is again [...]

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PakWheels and Glow to Organize Auto Show in Karachi

By | September 12, 2014 4 Comments

PakWheels and Glow by Warid are organizing the biggest ever Auto Show in Karachi on 14th September 2014, featuring a wide range of automobiles in the Classic, Vintage, Exotic, Luxury, 4X4 and SUV categories. The Karachi Expo Center has been chosen as the venue for this grand event. Besides celebrating the latest breakthroughs in automobile technology, speed, design, elegance, horsepower, travel-comfort, leather upholstery and beauty, [...]

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Huawei and Fast-Nu Collaborate To Provide Training for ICT Professionals

By | September 12, 2014 One Comment

Huawei has announced it plans to increase its footprint of training and certifications in Pakistan and has selected FAST-National University to become its learning partner – (Huawei Authorized Learning Partner –HALP). HALP refers to a professional training organization that is authorized by Huawei to implement Huawei’s certification training programs, under Huawei’s supervision and management after passing its assessment. An agreement-signing ceremony was held on 11th [...]

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Mobilink Concludes its Summer Internship Program 2014

By | September 12, 2014 No Comments

Mobilink Summer Internship Program 2014 concluded with a Closing Ceremony held at the Mobilink Head Office. The Summer Internship Program spanned over two months and hosted a wide array of developmental modules on functional and soft skill workshops, recognition schemes and competitions. Students from HEC recognized institutes were placed in different functions of the organization to provide them with hands-on knowledge of both business and [...]

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Enterprise IT Market on Rampant Growth Trajectory in Pakistan: Report

By | September 11, 2014 No Comments

The Pakistan enterprise hardware market, which comprises servers and external storage, expanded a healthy 18.8% year on year in 2013, according to research released today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The global advisory services firm’s EMEA Quarterly Server and Disk Storage Systems Tracker shows that enterprise revenue in Pakistan has been on a consistent uphill growth trajectory for the past few years, with further growth [...]

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Telco to Broadcast Free Flood Warnings via SMS in Affected Areas

By | September 8, 2014 4 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has directed all licensed Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) to send free SMS flood alerts to the public in the affected districts of Punjab. A statement issued by the regulator on Sunday said that these flood alerts via SMS will be sent to mobile phone users in certain areas of the country in the wake of heavy floods in Punjab. PTA said [...]

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Ufone Facilitates Daewoo Express Bus Customers via UPaisa

By | September 5, 2014 5 Comments

Ufone has further extended the scope and use of its financial solution, Upaisa by collaborating with Daewoo Express bus service. Now customers – travelling with Daewoo Bus service – will be able to make ticket purchase in advance via Upaisa. This milestone is yet another step towards the promotion of mobile financial services in Pakistan. UPaisa is the first branchless banking service to form this [...]

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Mobicash Partners with Shifa Foundation

By | September 4, 2014 No Comments

Mobicash has signed an agreement with Shifa Foundation, Islamabad to facilitate donation collections. The service allows collection of donation as low as Rupees 10 through Mobicash Retail outlets and Mobicash Mobile Accounts. Contributions are routed through Mobicash’s financial management network directly in to Shifa Foundation’s account ensuring maximum transparency. Aniqa Afzal Sandhu Director Mobile Financial Services, Mobilink commenting on the partnership said, “Mobilink as a [...]

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Zameen.com Launches its iOS App

By | August 28, 2014 No Comments

Zameen.com has launched its mobile app for iPhone users to explore its extensive property database on the go. “Zameen.com is proud to present the Zameen App, which is available for download from the App Store. We are always looking for new and innovative ways to add value to our users’ experience, and this app is a great new avenue for us to do that,” said [...]

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Huawei Announces Pakistani Winners of Regional LIGA BBVA Football Campaign

By | August 28, 2014 No Comments

Following a regional campaign to showcase its partnership with Liga de Futbol Profesional (LFP), Huawei has announced Imran Rassaq, 27; Adnan Ibrahim, 23 and Aamir Khan, 26 as the three Pakistani winner of its competition. After beating out hundreds of other football fans,the three winners will be travelling to Spain to watch LFP tournament next month. Earlier this year Huawei launched a regional campaign aimed [...]

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Intel Pakistan signs MoU for Digital Literacy of Youth

By | August 26, 2014 No Comments

Intel Pakistan has said that it is piloting a new initiative, under the Intel Easy Steps program. This was undersigned in a MoU with Memon Industrial & Technical Institute (MITI) to increase the relevance of computer devices as a tool for learning and providing quality basic digital literacy opportunities to underprivileged section of the society. MITI, is a vocational and technical training institute for youth [...]

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djuice Pakistan Ranked as Most Socially Devoted Brand During July 2014

By | August 21, 2014 6 Comments

Telenor Pakistan’s youth centric brand djuice has been named the most socially devoted Facebook brand in the world in telecommunications industry during July 2014, according to recent stats published by Social Bakers. According to analytical data released by Socialbakers.com, djuice was in the lead in telecom sector with 100% response rate with over ten thousand user questions answered in July 2014. According to Socialbakers.com, Telenor Pakistan’s [...]

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Samsung Donates Ultrasound Machines to Jinnah Hospital Karachi

By | August 13, 2014 4 Comments

Samsung Electronics, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, announced donation of multiple Samsung Ultrasound machines to the Jinnah Hospital Karachi. The Samsung Ultrasound machines will support the hospital and alleviate treatment of the poor and underprivileged citizens of the city with free access to ultrasound services at the hospital. An inauguration ceremony took place this week, at the Radiology department of Jinnah Post Graduate [...]

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Askari Bank Launches World MasterCard Credit Card

By | August 7, 2014 3 Comments

Askari Bank in collaboration with MasterCard announced the launch of Pakistan’s first World MasterCard Credit Card. The Card is specifically developed for the bank’s customers seeking extravagance and high class service worldwide. The Askari Bank World MasterCard Credit Card will offer a host of unique privileges like invitations to exclusive events, access to airport lounges and priority reservations at top restaurants around the world. Cardholders [...]

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