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Ufone Pacts with UBL to Offer Mobile Financial Services

By | April 25, 2011 6 Comments

UBL and Ufone have announced a partnership to bring easy access to financial services to their common customers through Ufone’s Upayments Service. UPayments is a USSD based secure session service that is customer friendly and has no handset limitation whatsoever. This joint venture will allow common customers of both UBL and Ufone to add credit to their Ufone prepaid service and pay their Ufone postpay [...]

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Netsol Signs Contract with an Indian Firm

By | April 25, 2011 2 Comments

We have got this news that Netsol was able to sell its product “Netsol Financial Suite” to a global auto leasing company operating in India. Citing NetSol Senior Executive Vice President Sajjad Kirmani, Pakistan Today reported Netsol has deployed a team to setup the solution and provide trainings to local Indian staff. According to Sajjad, India is a giant of the IT industry and Pakistan [...]

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Pakistan to Celebrate World Telecom Day on May 17

By | April 20, 2011 3 Comments

In line with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Strategic Orientation the ‘World Telecommunication and Information Society Day’ will be celebrated on 17th May, 2011. A preparatory meeting chaired by the secretary IT & Telecom was held in the Ministry to deliberate on the various aspects to make this event a success. This year World Telecom Day’s theme is, “Better Life in Rural Communities with Information [...]

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Infosys of Pakistan to Work with TATA of India

By | April 19, 2011 4 Comments

TATA group of India and Infosys Technologies of Pakistan have agreed to work together on several project under a joint venture in Saudi Arabia, reported Pakistan Today. Citing Humayun Bashir, IBM’s GM in Pakistan, paper claims that at least 12 officials are flying Saudi Arabia in this regard to setup initial infrastructure and work with Indian software development giant. According to Mr. Bashir, another Pakistani [...]

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Cyber Crime Rises Rapidly in Pakistan

By | April 18, 2011 6 Comments

The cyber crimes of various types in Pakistan have increased in numbers by five times over the past four years, reported CRI, citing cyber crime investigation officials. Quoting a Cyber Crime Unit (CCU) offical, newswire reported that 62 cases were reported to the unit in 2007, 287 cases in 2008 and the ratio dropped in 2009 but in 2010 more than 312 cases were registered [...]

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Experts Demand Deployment of Eco-sustainable Mobile Technologies

By | April 12, 2011 No Comments

Pakistan’s annual telecom and IT event, the 4TH Pakistan Telecommunication Conference (TeleCON 2011) concluded today at the Islamabad Club. Organized in collaboration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA), the conference recommended that it was time for Pakistan to deploy eco-sustainable technologies to enhance communication and usher robust economic growth. Muhammad Yaseen, Chairman PTA in his keynote address before [...]

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BZU Students / Officials to Get Discounted EVO Services

By | April 9, 2011 8 Comments

PTCL has signed an agreement with Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, which will enable Bahauddin Zakariya University students, staff, faculty and university administration to avail PTCL’s EVO services at discounted prices. According to the agreement, Bahauddin Zakariya University students / officials can get EVO devices at 50 percent discount rate, i.e. Rs. 2,000 instead of regular Rs. 4,000 first up charges. Similarly, monthly EVO charges will [...]

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TeleCON 2011 to Begin on April 12

By | April 6, 2011 No Comments

Pakistan’s annual telecom and IT event, the 4TH Pakistan Telecommunication Conference (TeleCON 2011) is taking place on April 12 at the Islamabad Club. Organized in collaboration with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA), the conference will be attended by expert opinion formers from the two sectors. Muhammad Yaseen, Chairman PTA will be delivering the keynote address before the start [...]

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MoMo Event Held in Islamabad

By | April 4, 2011 3 Comments

Mobile Monday (MoMo) event was held last Monday in the faculty cafeteria, Faculty Block, CIIT, Park Road, Islamabad. More than 100 participants (Faculty and students) participated in the event. As PTA was seeking expert’s opinion on implementation of 3G/4G in Pakistan so the theme of this event was declared as “3G/4G wireless Network implementation in Pakistan: Is this required”. The program started with short introduction [...]

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Mobile Threats Double in Number

By | April 1, 2011 No Comments

Number of malicious programs targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010. In 2010, over 65% more new threats targeting mobile devices were detected than in the previous year; said a report published by Kaspersky Lab. The growing popularity of the Android platform has inevitably drawn the cybercriminals attention: in August 2010, the first malicious program targeting Android was detected, [...]

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JBL and Acision Sign Distribution Contract for Afghanistan

By | March 31, 2011 One Comment

Jaffer Brothers Pvt. Limited (JBL) and Acision have recently announced a partnership which enables JBL to market and distribute Acision’s mobile messaging and data solutions in Afghanistan. The partnership, which forms part of Acision’s Channel Partner Programme, is an extension of an existing working relationship between Acision and JBL in Pakistan, and will allow both companies to tap into new market opportunities within the Middle [...]

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Celco’s Back Pakistan Cricket Team

By | March 30, 2011 5 Comments

Like every other entity in the country, cellular companies are wishing and praying for today’s Match. Zong and Ufone have come up with their messages, being aired on TV and available on YouTube. No doubt, a big day today for the whole nation. Its 11 AM, and it looks already the life is going to a halt.

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Weather.Com Predicts a Sunny Day at Mohali

By | March 30, 2011 One Comment

For those in upper Pakistan, who are thinking that it might rain at Mohali, then the doubts are wrong, according to Weather forecast is smooth and sunny day during today’s match. Temperature is likely to remain in high twenties in the day to drop to mid twenties by match end. Humidity level is predicted at 40 percent at 2 PM with as high as [...]

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Mobilink Sends Cricket Enthusiasts to Colombo

By | March 30, 2011 2 Comments

As the nation is gripped in cricket frenzy, Mobilink is sharing the excitement by rewarding cricket enthusiasts with a FREE trip to the World Cup venue – Colombo. Mobilink has provided this fantastic opportunity to 30 customers, to go and watch thrilling performances out there in Colombo. Names of 25 lucky winners have been announced under the “Jazz SMS Cricket Quiz”, whereas the other 5 [...]

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Ufone Bags ICAP Best Project Award

By | March 29, 2011 4 Comments

The Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee-ICAP has conferred Best Corporate Sector Project Award to Ufone’s “Telecom Passive Infrastructure Sharing” project. Award was given at a ceremony held at Marriott Hotel, Karachi. As part of the Telecom Infrastructure Sharing project, Ufone team has achieved highest tower sharing ratio in telecom industry through various types of arrangements with other operators, said a statement issued by the [...]

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