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ProPakistani SMS Alerts (Beta) – Status Update

By | December 21, 2009 29 Comments

We have successfully completed beta trial of ProPakistani SMS alerts, at this moment, we thought of sharing our experience with our readers. It was wonderful as well very challenging for us to maintain the quality with scalability. Today there are more than 6,000 subscribers, while we sent more than 40,000 text messages during this beta trial that just ended. ProPakistani SMS alerts were being received [...]

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Mobilink is Nearing Mobile Banking Solution

By | December 21, 2009 One Comment

These days Mobile Commerce is probably the hottest trend in Pakistan’s telecom market. We know that Mobilink had sensed the potential in mobile banking/branch less banking, pretty early, however company took its time in executing the idea. News it that Mobilink is set ready to launch Mobile Commerce, under which it would introduce the concept of Branchless Banking with local and international remittance. Launch is [...]

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Ufone Call Summary Alerts

By | December 20, 2009 23 Comments

By Chand Ufone is introducing this service called “Call Summary Alerts”, that will offer Call duration, Call cost and remaining balance at the end of each call – service cost is Rs. 10 plus tax per month. Many customers may not need this service, especially those who don’t check balance more than once a day. For example, if you check your balance twice a day, [...]

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PTA Chief Seeks Foreign Investment in Broadband Sector

By | December 20, 2009 No Comments

Dr Muhammad Yaseen, Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), has said the broadband sector in Pakistan is showing a positive trend towards growth and we are looking ahead for more foreign investment in this sector. Talking to the media at an event the other day, he said the innovative wireless system had become successful, however, the broadband service on the PTCL lines had failed, because its [...]

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Prospects of Mobile Banking

By | December 19, 2009 4 Comments

In the wake of emerging mobile technologies, the spread of mobile phones across Pakistan presents a remarkable potential for m- banking/ m- payments for financial providers as well as mobile operators. With the influx of alternate delivery channels (ADCs) in the banking sector, mobile banking has undoubtedly become the most popular trend in the buzzing services industry. While State Bank of Pakistan has continued to [...]

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Telecom Making Enormous Progress: PM

By | December 19, 2009 No Comments

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that telecom sector in Pakistan has made enormous progress and the performance indicators are showing encouraging signs. He said tele-density which was merely 2.3pc in 1999-2000 has now soared to 62.4pc which is highest in the South Asian Region. The total number of fixed and mobile subscribers has reached around 102.16 million while broadband connectivity has increased [...]

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Cellular Firms Questioned Over Poor Service

By | December 19, 2009 10 Comments

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) issued on Friday show-cause notices to all five cellular operators over substandard service quality. The operators had earlier been asked to improve their network after a Quality of Service (QoS) survey found their performance not up to the set standards, a PTA spokesperson said. However, despite passage of reasonable time, all cellular operators failed to achieve the desired results. ‘As [...]

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Samsung Corby Excites Students

By | December 18, 2009 4 Comments

Samsung Electronics Company Limited through a promotional partnership with the Beacon House School Systems, has introduced the latest Samsung Corby Series mobile phones through student engagements at Beacon House schools located in various cities of Pakistan. The students are provided with fun activities and opportunities to win this futuristic cellular product through lucky draws. The youth oriented Corby series is focused on interactivity and loaded [...]

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AbacusConsulting & Imperial Electric Company Get into a Deal

By | December 18, 2009 No Comments

Abacus Consulting, the most premiere consulting, technology and BPO firm has entered into an agreement with Imperial Electric Company for the development and implementation of SAP integrated, Field Force Mobile Application. Agreement was signed by Mr. Abbas Ali Khan, Partner at AbacusConsulting and Mr. Reza Rehman, Director Operation at Imperial Electric Corporation. Mr. Tahir Rehman, MD at IEC, Mr. Naveed Hussain, VP at AbacusConsulting, Mr. [...]

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HP Mini 110 – Review (Available in Pakistan)

By | December 18, 2009 33 Comments

As discussed in earlier post, we had the privilege of the Chef Special that very evening. Mini 110 was served in the platter. To me it was something new as I didn’t had the privilege of working on netbook earlier but most of the guys were aware so the discussion didn’t entered in the technicalities in the first place. Mr. Khalid himself quoted at one [...]

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Get FESCO Electricity Bills in Your Email

By | December 18, 2009 3 Comments

FESCO (Faisalabad electric supply corporation) has launched email bills receiving facility for its valued customers. With this facility, FESCO customers can receive their monthly bills in their email inbox conveniently without any problem or delay of delivery. It is simple to request FESCO to send your bills in your email inbox. Go to http://fesco.com.pk/E-Mail-Bill.asp and enter required information. It merits mentioning here that page is still [...]

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Warid : Instant Messaging over SMS!

By | December 18, 2009 17 Comments

Warid came up with another Instant messaging solution, this time it doesn’t even require GPRS, now you can enjoy “Instant Messenger over SMS” & chat with you buddies on MSN Messenger, Yahoo Messenger & Googletalk just by sending SMS’s. How you do it? Just send <EmailAddress>space<EmailPassword> to 1126 in an SMS. For example: [email protected]<space>123 and send it to 1126, the password is always the password of [...]

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Online Facility for Overseas Pakistanis to Block Extra SIMs

By | December 17, 2009 4 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced an online facility for overseas Pakistanis in order to get their SIMs data regularized or to block the extra SIMs/connections issued against their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC). This automated facility has been made available on the websites of PTA and all cellular mobile operators. Since the successful launch of “SIM Information System 668” a total of more than [...]

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Telenor Khuddar Pakistan Gets Award

By | December 17, 2009 One Comment

Chief Executive Officer Telenor Pakistan Jon Eddy Abdullah (center) is seen in a photo receiving an honorary shield from the President of Islamabad Deaf Ten Pin Bowling Association (IDTPA), Nasir Mahmood Dar (Right). The shield was presented as a memorabilia for the All Pakistan Deaf Bowling Tournament organized in Lahore by IDTBA in collaboration with Telenor Pakistan. The tournament was arranged under Telenor Pakistan’s flagship [...]

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JAZZ Sim Lagao, Mazaay Uraao!

By | December 17, 2009 No Comments

There are plenty of SIM Lagao offers around these days, here comes from Mobilink that offers upto 350 free minutes, in phases. So the rule is that if you haven’t used your Jazz SIM since November 8th, 2009 (No incoming our outgoing activity), then you can get 50 upfront free minutes as well as Extra Bonus Minutes on recharge up to Rs. 100, every month [...]

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