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Ufone Introduces Special Roaming Tariffs for Hajj Pilgrims

By | August 29, 2014 5 Comments

Ufone has launched a new offer for pilgrims leaving for Hajj, under which Ufone Prepaid customers will be able to use their Ufone SIM in Saudi Arabia at lowest call rates, thus completely alleviating the hassle of buying a local Saudi Arabian SIM card. Prepaid roamers who select Saudi Arabia’s Mobily and Zain networks will be charged at a minimal rate for outgoing calls to [...]

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Telenor Pakistan Inaugurates Location Based Disaster Warning SMS System

By | August 29, 2014 No Comments

Aimed at mitigating the impact of disasters and extending timely relief to the victims by introducing in Pakistan the first of its kind innovative location based early warning SMS system, Telenor Pakistan has recently signed an agreement with its emergency response partners, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) for Beneficiary Communications Project. The agreement was signed by Michael Patrick Foley, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Pakistan and [...]

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PTCL Launches EVO Nitro Cloud-Share with MicroSD Card Sharing Ability

By | August 28, 2014 10 Comments

PTCL has announced the availability of this new EVO Nitro Cloud-Share device for its customers. EVO Nitro Cloud-Share is a WiFi Hotspot Device in the Nitro Cloud series. This battery powered Hotspot is able to connect to multiple WiFi devices over its wireless interface, providing them with high-speed internet to mobile phones, gaming consoles, laptops & PDA’s etc. The distinguishing feature of this device compared [...]

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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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Mobilink Customers Can Enjoy LINE Messenger for Free

By | August 28, 2014 No Comments

Mobilink has announced that its customers can use Line Messenger on its network free of charge. Company said that Mobilink customers will be able to Line Messenger without any data charges. Announcement was made after Mobilink and Line Messenger entered into a collaboration which is Line’s first of its kind partnership with a telco in Pakistan. LINE messenger claims to have over 500 Million subscribers [...]

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Mobilink Offers Free Mobile Internet in collaboration with OLX

By | August 27, 2014 One Comment

Mobilink in collaboration with OLX has launched its second-wave of sponsored internet offer for its customers. This initiative will provide 6 hours of free Internet to Mobilink customers using the Opera Mini Browser. Customers simply have to visit webpass.opera.com/store. Aamer Manzoor, Head of Data Mobilink said, “Mobilink believes in continuously bringing forth new and innovative promotions for its customers. Our collaboration with OLX is a [...]

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Telenor’s Head of Human Resource Department Resigns

By | August 26, 2014 109 Comments

Muhammad Shoaib Baig, Chief Human Resource Officer, has decided to move on to pursue other interest outside the Telenor Pakistan, a statement has said. His last day in office will be 29th August 2014. Shoaib Baig joined Telenor Pakistan on the 1st of February 2011 as CHRO. During his tenure in Telenor Pakistan he has been instrumental in defining the HR strategy in the company [...]

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Warid Pulls Industry’s Best Talent for Key Positions

By | August 25, 2014 19 Comments

Warid has managed to remain in the headlines lately. First it shocked the market (and the regulator) by announcing the deployment of 4G LTE network without investing a single penny into license (unlike Zong, which bought 4G license for USD 210 million dollars). Later on, Warid made it to the headlines when it announced an investment plan of over USD 400 million dollars. It is [...]

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Zong Appoints Abu Nasar Alvi as Head of Device Business

By | August 25, 2014 7 Comments

Zong Telecom has appointed a head of devices as part of its management changes, revealed a statement issued by the company Abunasar Alvi of Samsung has reportedly joined Zong as Senior Manager Terminals and Head of device business Pakistan. He will be responsible for Zong’s long-term product roadmap, including hardware, software and design, as well as the company’s joint development efforts. Abunasar Alvi joins Zong [...]

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Mobilink Launches Mobilink Market

By | August 22, 2014 2 Comments

Those Mobilink customers who want to keep up with financial stats can now enjoy this new service launched by Mobilink. Mobilink yesterday announced the launch of a new alert based service by the name of Mobilink Market which aims at enabling customers to remain updated about latest financial news, currency exchange rates, gold rates, market indices, company rates and zakat and currency calculators. Subscribers to [...]

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Mobilink Extends its Contract with Teradata

By | August 19, 2014 One Comment

Mobilink and Teradata today announced they are enhancing their nearly decade old partnership by enhancing sophisticated data analytics capabilities in Mobilink’s existing IT infrastructure in order to accelerate the company’s evolution as a customer-focused, data-driven business.  Mobilink has been using Teradata Enterprise Data Warehouse technology and services since 2005. With this upgrade in contract, Mobilink will enter a superior phase of advanced analytics to provide [...]

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Warid Asks Customers to Upgrade Their SIMs for 4G LTE Trials

By | August 18, 2014 13 Comments

Warid has reportedly approached its customers who will be offered a chance to experience Warid’s 4G LTE trials very soon. Warid said that its those customers who were already using 4G enabled handsets were approached so that their current SIM cards are upgraded to compatible 4G LTE SIMs before the launch of 4G LTE trials. Warid said that it is preparing to ship new upgraded [...]

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Warid Introduces Drama Line Services

By | August 18, 2014 One Comment

Warid has introduced this new service with which you will be able to listen to your favourite dramas, virtually anywhere. With Warid’s newly introduced Drama Line service, customers will be able to enjoy and listen to the most entertaining dramas right on their mobile phones. Whether you are in a busy street or on a crowded bus, sitting and relaxing at home, you can listen [...]

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PTCL to Permanently Retire its Vfone Services

By | August 13, 2014 36 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has decided to roll back Vfone, company’s wireless phone service, from August 31st, 2014. Vfone, company’s wireless voice and SMS service, that operated under PTCL’s Wireless Local Loop (WLL) license will be permanently disbanded, we have confirmed with the sources. PTCL is currently in process of communicating its Vfone customers about the decision. Vfone customers in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad [...]

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Mobile Phone Service Suspended in Parts of Islamabad

By | August 13, 2014 9 Comments

Mobile phone services have been suspended in parts of Islamabad, primarily in Red Zone areas, amid security situation in the capital, we have confirmed. On directions of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, cellular mobile operators shut down their networks in Red Zone. A notice sent to mobile companies said them to remain prepared for suspension of services in other parts of the capital as well. Currently the [...]

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