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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 32 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 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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Pakistan Beverages Limited Inks Technology Agreement with SAP

By | December 17, 2009 2 Comments

Pakistan Beverages Limited, one of the largest bottlers of Pepsi Cola International products in Pakistan, has entered into a technology agreement to deploy SAP’s ERP software at Pakistan Beverages Limited. Virtual Matrix Synergies (VMS), a SAP implementation partner in Pakistan, will oversee the implementation process. Mr. Siraj Kassim Teli, Director Pakistan Beverage Limited, Adnan Bashir Khan – CEO (Virtual Matrix Synergies) and Mr. Sajjad Syed, [...]

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Pakistan's Blog Awards Being Organized

By | December 17, 2009 13 Comments

Bloggers of Pakistan, here is the reward coming for you people, at last. CIO Pakistan and Google Pakistan is organizing Blog Awards for Pakistani Bloggers. Awards are confirmed, as we know through sources; however, we don’t know the dates yet. Everyone has to submit his/her blog him/herself. We are even un-aware of last date for submission, but we suppose they are open as of now. [...]

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Pakistan Stands 2nd last – Connectivity Scorecard 2009

By | December 17, 2009 No Comments

With an overall score of 1.54 and a ranking of 24 on Connectivity Scorecard 2009, Pakistan finishes 2nd last among its peer group of 25 resource and efficiency-driven economies, faring slightly better than Nigeria, and behind neighbors India and Bangladesh. Pakistan’s bright spot is the performance of its government segment, which fares reasonably well on the Brookings Institution’s measure of egovernment. As a result, in [...]

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Call Center Solution for Mid Sized Businesses

By | December 17, 2009 9 Comments

Continued from How to Setup Call Center for Small Sized Business In a recent post we discussed about setting up a call center for small sized businesses, which could accommodate 1-20 agents through Skype, which is fairly good.  However, Skype does not allow call routine based on preferences, IVR, voice mail management and other necessary features that mid sized businesses usually require. But you will [...]

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PTCL Launches Special Package for Christmas, New Year

By | December 17, 2009 3 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) has launched special international call rate packages for its customers to for Christmas and New Year. This includes a special tariff of Rs 0.40 per 20 seconds to the international destinations, which includes USA (fixed + mobile) Canada (fixed + Mobile), China (fixed + Mobile), UK, Australia and Germany (fixed only). Tariff: Rs 0.40 per 20 for landline and mobile [...]

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HP Dawns in Pakistan with Isb Bloggers' Meetup

By | December 17, 2009 7 Comments

Last Week, HP conducted a bloggers meetup in three cities of Pakistan, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. The intention of the event was to bring the bloggers community on platform where they can help teach HP that how can they reach online masses in Pakistan successfully. HP gave ample time to people to register for the event. Long and short, I went in (for Islamabad gathering). [...]

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