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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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Why I Started Blogging?

By | December 17, 2009 6 Comments

By Affan Haider – I have been following ProPakistani with great interest for a while and was particularly intrigued by the topic “Why Professionals Don’t Blog in Pakistan“. A reason I was so intrigued was that in my blog a while back, I discussed the importance of blogs for Pakistani companies in order to further their cause. To me this question needs to be [...]

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All Banks to be Connected with Celcos for Mobile Banking

By | December 16, 2009 2 Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is closely working with State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on the draft of “Third Party Mobile Banking Regulations” which will be finalized soon. Once finalized, it will connect all banks of the country with cellular mobile operators for mobile transactions. It was said by Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen while addressing to a press conference held here today by Nokia Siemens [...]

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Why Professionals Don’t Blog? and Why they Should!

By | December 16, 2009 17 Comments

Guest Post by ZunNurain Khalid of UltraSpectra I read ProPakistani daily, but it wasn’t until last week when I noticed a blog post on “Why Professionals Don’t Blog?” by Aamir Attaa that I decided it was time to submit a guest post. According to that post, Aamir asked to give out the opinion on a very important question that what makes the professional having the [...]

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Federal Govt to Remove GST under CEM on Banking, Telecom and Insurance

By | December 16, 2009 No Comments

The federal government from next budget would remove the general sales tax (GST) under Central Excise Mode (CEM) on banking, telecommunication, insurance etc, as the National Finance Commission (NFC) has defined the three sectors as services and not goods. Also, the federal government, with the consensus of all stakeholders of the 7th NFC Award, has devised a formula to determine the level of poverty and [...]

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Watch PTV Classic Dramas Online

By | December 16, 2009 16 Comments

Are you one of those PTV Classic Dramas’ lover? And you end up with no option to watch them, as you are too busy to buy a CD or DVD, or maybe because DVDs of those Classic PTV hits are not available anymore…! is a treat for you in this case. This website has got plenty of PTV Dramas’ collection, and hopefully the base [...]

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Internet Radio Streaming – So Easy ?

By | December 16, 2009 13 Comments

Few days back, I was searching for a website which happens to be about IT and Telecom – somehow I found it, and was greeted with music, which I first thought would be intro music, but not really, it was LIVE streaming of FM radio channel. Although, I first heard the term called “Internet radio” back in 2000 when I was working with Radio Pakistan [...]

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Pakistani Astronomers Go Public

By | December 15, 2009 4 Comments

You may know that year 2009 is being celebrated as the International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009). There have been events all over the globe, including in Pakistan, where the Khwarizmi Science Society (KSS) – one of the country’s most active grass-roots science associations – has held numerous “astrofests”, or falakyati melas, as they are known in Urdu. The astrofests are the society’s latest initiative in [...]

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Zong Blackberry Prices

By | December 15, 2009 49 Comments

We know that Zong has commercially launched BlackBerry services in Pakistan. Here we will talk about their handsets, packages and tariff. Zong has come up with two handsets, which are Bold 9000 and Curve 8900. Both handsets are well featured, however they are expensive for the masses. But don’t worry here is what Zong has to offer you; installment plans spread over 2 years to [...]

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Politics Reaches Facebook Ads Too

By | December 15, 2009 7 Comments

Surfing across Facebook and browsing videos, I had my utter sheer of disappointment when I found one Facebook ad of someone condemning some government agency for some deed. Well, it’s not that I belong to that group that I was disappointed but it’s the nature of the ad that made me feel bad. Facebook gave this option to users to let people know about the [...]

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