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Supreme Court offers Online Status Checking of Cases

By | December 1, 2009 14 Comments

Now you can check the status of any case in Supreme court through its website, by just giving the case number, parties’ name or the date of the case. Here is the link: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry inaugurated the online case status software, recently. The software aims to facilitate both the advocates and the litigants, who can inquire the status of [...]

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V-IntelliTrac Enhances Protection Through Anti-Jamming Solution

By | December 1, 2009 3 Comments

Vehicle Tracking Pvt. Limited, commonly known as V-IntelliTrac, an EDGE based vehicle surveillance service provider, recently added another safety feature to its comprehensive vehicle security framework. Called “Jammer Detector” Solution, the features operates in all V-IntelliTrac secured vehicles and provides safeguards against signal-jamming equipment. The new “Jammer Detector” feature by V-IntelliTrac acts as an effective safeguard against all Signal-Jamming equipment. Once the Anti-Jamming feature is [...]

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Ufone Marks Two Awards at the Etisalat Group Chief Marketing Officer (GCMO) Forum

By | December 1, 2009 4 Comments

Ufone won two awards at the Etisalat Group Chief Marketing Officer (GCMO) Forum held in Dubai recently. Ufone has been a key company within the Etisalat operations around the globe and has been a preferred ground for fast growth market exposure within the group. At the event held Ufone won two awards in a competition amongst 18 Etisalat operations around the world. Each nomination was [...]

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25 Million Chinese Phones Blocked in India, what about Pakistan?

By | December 1, 2009 11 Comments

Indian media has reported that as many as 25 million Chinese handsets were blocked in India today, which were without valid IMEI numbers. Move came after The Department of Telecommunications, India (DoT) instructed operators to block cellphones without a valid IMEI number. By the way, not all Chinese handsets come without IMEI; rather these Mobile phones without an IMEI are typically low-end handsets from smaller [...]

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Musharraf happens to be the Most Successful Campaigner on Facebook

By | December 1, 2009 31 Comments

Do you know that former President of Pakistan Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf created a Facebook page just a month ago and he has collected 36,000 fans during this period? This is no doubt, the most successful Facebook campaign by any politician in Pakistan, which is apparently backed by social media experts. First of all page ad is very powerful and appealing, that is one reason [...]

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Ufone Loses Rs. 1.7 Mln Due to Billing Errors

By | December 1, 2009 8 Comments

Ufone lost at least 300,000 call records for its post paid numbers, last month, resulting into a total damage of at least 1.7 million rupees, told us sources in the company. Data was found missing for at least 11,000 post paid numbers, while system didn’t record their CDRs (Call Detailed Records), due to unknown error in Ufone’s billing system. It was learned that at least [...]

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Mobilink Debt Ratings Lowered to 'Substantial Risk'

By | December 1, 2009 One Comment

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has lowered the corporate credit rating and long-term senior unsecured debt rating on Pakistan Mobile Communications (Mobilink) to ‘CCC+’ from ‘B-’. The outlook on the corporate credit rating is negative. The B- rating was described “Highly Speculative”, while the new CCC+ rating is classed as “Substantial risks”. The rating on Mobilink reflects the weakened credit profile of parent Orascom Telecom [...]

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Askari Bank's Web site Down During Eid

By | November 30, 2009 No Comments

We have seen time and again on Eid Holidays that ATMs of different banks get out of operation normally. State Bank has been telling them to co-operate with the customers but seems it all fall on deaf ears. Wake up State Bank!! But website being down is something new that we have came across. Since this morning i.e. third day of eid, we were unable [...]

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Eid Mubarak to Everyone – Here Comes Eid Messages

By | November 26, 2009 24 Comments

We will remain away for Eid Vacations till December 2nd, 2009. However, during this we will ensure any breaking story if comes across – but expect routine transmission from next Tuesday. During this, comments may take longer to appear, due to limited moderation resources during vacations. Wishing you all very Happy Eid – May Allah give us all pleasures and treasures of Life…! And yes, [...]

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Cellular Subscriber Stats – October 2009

By | November 26, 2009 29 Comments

The cellular subscriber’s growth squeezed after Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has blocked millions of unregistered connections after the launch of SIM information system-668. Although the new system was introduced officially in mid-October, the subscriber’s based widened only by 10,452 in this month, which showed that users’ base may contract after blocking of unregistered numbers. In October, the overall customers’ base reached 95.918 million with only 0.01 [...]

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Financial Crunch: Telecom Sector Adopts 'Cost-Cutting Measures'

By | November 26, 2009 No Comments

Owing to downfall in revenues, most of the telecom operators adopted “cost-cutting measures” during the year 2008-09. Throughout the year, the sector’s financial health could not be improved in accordance with the expectations owing to heavy taxes and falling exchange rates, which placed unprecedented burden on the operators’ import bills. Due to economic slowdown, saturation in the market and global financial crisis, the total investment [...]

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PTA Permits Withdrawal of SMS Packages during Eid

By | November 25, 2009 26 Comments

PTA in a meeting with representatives of cellular companies, authority did not object over the withdrawal of SMS packages during Eid by leading operators, and said that value-added services offered by mobile operators such as SMS are un-regulated services in terms of pricing and validity. Official statement issued by PTA said that bundled packages are optional services offered by the operators which require consumers to [...]

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Warid Reaches 6250 Destinations Across Pakistan

By | November 25, 2009 10 Comments

Warid Telecom has achieved another milestone by hitting 6,250 destinations, expanding the services to 486 cities, covering more than 12,500Km road length throughout Pakistan. Warid says that the subscriber base has crossed over 18.58 million with a market share of 19.37% (As of PTA Oct-09) As per Warid it offers international roaming with over 229 live GSM roaming partners in 140 countries and 127 live [...]

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Video Conferencing Services by NayaTel

By | November 25, 2009 8 Comments

Nayatel is one of those companies offering videoconferencing services in Pakistan . Nayatel’s encrypted video conferencing solution is primarily aimed at large corporations to save their time and budgets by eliminating the necessity of physical presence of decision makers/work force at one geographical site. State of the art video conferencing can save your visit to Bay Area for in person meeting with your VC investor, [...]

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Zong's SMS Package is on the Rise

By | November 24, 2009 36 Comments

While s competitors have taken back their SMS bundle offer, just before Eid-ul-Azha, Zong showed its commitment by maintaining SMS Packages. The Picture Shows a Zong outlet being approached by huge number of customers to avail MNP and then SMS packages. By the way, with Zong you can avail 500 SMS + 50 MMS for a Rs. 3.99 Per day Subscription Simply send a SMS [...]

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