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Pakistan Idol Receives Over 10K Entries through Mobilink Mobile Auditions

By | November 7, 2013 11 Comments

Mobilink’s mobile auditions have received 10,861 entries from participants aspiring to participate in Pakistan Idol. The Mobilink mobile auditions mark the first time in the history of the global reality show that participants have been able to send in their nominations using call-ins. As the official cellular partner of Pakistan Idol, Mobilink took on the responsibility of empowering 37 million subscribers on its network by [...]

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Eleven PTCL Officers set to Join Etisalat Global High Potential Program

By | November 6, 2013 4 Comments

PTCL celebrates the astounding success of its top talent, as 11 out of 15 nominated PTCL employees get selected for Etisalat Group’s High Potential Development Program. These solid performers with strong leadership potential have qualified for this exceptional development program after undergoing an extremely competitive and rigorous assessment process undertaken by reputed international consultants in which high performers representing from 17 countries of Etisalat operations [...]

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Ufone Donates for Scholarship Programme of Memorial Trust

By | November 6, 2013 No Comments

Ufone has said that it strongly believes the education being the most important right of every child and it is education that will bring about a positive change in our society. Inline with its vision, Ufone has announced a donation of Rs.500, 000 for the Rizwan Scholars program of Air Cdre Rizwanullah Khan Shaheed Memorial Trust to help the students accomplish academic goals and to [...]

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Samsung Provides Relief Goods for Earthquake Victims

By | November 5, 2013 No Comments

Samsung Electronics has provided food assistance for the earthquake victims of Baluchistan. A press statement said. Baluchistan was hit by two major earthquakes with a gap of four days. The earthquakes with the intensity of 7.7 and 7.2 magnitudes respectively, jolted the Awaran and Kech district of Baluchistan. It turned the majority of mud brick houses into rubble in a matter of seconds and created [...]

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PTCL Upgrades 2MB DSL Speeds to 4MB for Limited Time

By | November 4, 2013 90 Comments

PTCL has announced that it is upgrading its 2 MB broadband DSL costumers to 4MB for free. The promotion will allow 2 MB users to enjoy double speeds of 4MB speeds for same rates, i.e. at Rs. 1,549 per month till December 31st, 2013, after which customers will have to pay the regular 4MB charges which are Rs. 1,999 per month. PTCL said that it [...]

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Telenor Reports Single Digit Growth in Revenues, Lower ARPU During Q3 2013

By | November 4, 2013 20 Comments

Telenor Pakistan has posted PKR 69.725 billion in revenues for first nine months of on-going fiscal year, up from PKR 66.645 billion during same duration last year. Currency depreciation, however, resulted into 4 percent Y-o-Y fall in revenues in Norwegian Kroner that stood at NOK 4065 million — for three quarters combined — as compared to NOK 4,232 million during same period last year. The [...]

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Ufone’s M. Shabbir Iqbal Wins PM Golf Open 2013

By | November 4, 2013 One Comment

Golfers from all over Pakistan flocked to Rawalpindi for the much anticipated Prime Minister Golf Open, each looking to win laurels and respect of their fellow golfers. Professionals were seen two days prior to the tournament practicing and taking in the feel of the course in their practice rounds. The tournament kicked off on the 22nd of Oct and the fervor of each golfer participating [...]

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Telenor Pakistan Announces Two Representatives for Youth Summit 2013

By | November 4, 2013 No Comments

Telenor Pakistan has announced Saad Hamid and Awais Imran as representatives from Pakistan at the Telenor Youth Summit 2013 in Oslo, Norway, which is being organized in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center. The two winners of the qualifying competition will also get a chance to attend the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Concert. The competition attracted over 260 entries towards bringing positive social change [...]

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u-blox, an LTE Equipment Manufacturer, Opens Office in Lahore

By | October 31, 2013 9 Comments

u‑blox, a large scale manufacturer of cellular, positioning modules and integrated circuits announced the opening of its new LTE software design centre in Pakistan. The center will be the company’s R&D facility focusing primarily on protocol stack development for embedded 4G cellular communications, said a statement issued by the company. The inauguration of the new R&D facility, which is located at the Arfa Karim Software [...]

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HBL Partners with NADRA to Stretch its Branchless Banking Reach

By | October 31, 2013 2 Comments

NADRA Technologies Limited (NTL) and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) have signed a Branchless Banking Super Agency Agreement today as a strategic alliance, whereby more than 5,500 NADRA e-Sahulat outlets will conduct branchless banking financial transactions under the brand name of HBL Express. This is a strategic partnership between HBL and NADRA Technologies that will result in provision of financial services, to the unbanked population of [...]

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Mobilink Introduces Mobimusic Windows App

By | October 31, 2013 No Comments

Mobilink’s Mobimusic, the a music and content video portal, is now available as a Windows app in Pakistan. The introduction of the Windows app brings all the content from Mobimusic’s vast libraries at the fingertips of Windows phone users in Pakistan. Notably, this application marks the industry’s first entry in to the Windows application space. No GPRS charges apply for browsing or downloading the content [...]

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Samsung Launches Free Service Campaign in Pakistan

By | October 30, 2013 3 Comments

Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of Free Service Campaign with a name of Dr. Samsung. The campaign – which promises free service – kicked off yesterday and will continue till 02 November, 2013. As part of the campaign, free service will be provided for Samsung Mobile Phones, TV, AV, Cameras & Home appliances sold in Pakistan, after January 2011. Mr. John Park, Managing Director [...]

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Ufone Concluded Summer Internship Programme 2013

By | October 30, 2013 2 Comments

Ufone recently concluded the second spell of its Summer Internship Programme (SIP) by organizing a Recognition and Graduation Ceremony 2013 in Islamabad. The internship that continued for a period of 6-8 weeks; has provided the opportunity to around 84 students from major universities in North, Central and South – cities including Islamabad, Swabi, Lahore, and Karachi. This year Ufone ran a series of campus drives [...]

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PTA Officers Visit Telcos to Confirm Blocking of Un-Verified SIMs

By | October 28, 2013 2 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has started to confirm blocking of unverified SIMs by inspecting the Home Location Registers (HLRs) of the Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs), said a statement issued by the regulator. PTA team headed by Director General (Enforcement) visited CMOs’ offices during last week to confirm the blocking of SIMs that could not be re-verified beyond September 2013. During the visit, progress made by [...]

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Zong and Nokia Get Together to Sell Phones and SIMs

By | October 25, 2013 7 Comments

Zong has signed a MoU with Nokia Care according to which Zong SIMs will be available at all 18 Nokia Care centres across Pakistan while Nokia phones will be made available for purchase across all Zong Customer Service Centres (CSC) in Pakistan. The MoU was signed at Zong’s headquarters in Islamabad. This collaboration is a first of its kind in the robustly developing telecom market [...]

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