Seminar on ‘Connected World’ Held

Ericsson Pakistan organized a seminar on “Connected World”, aimed at creating awareness about improved life styles and overall economical health as well as business opportunities made possible by Mobile broadband including the exciting consumer experiences that lay ahead with mobile broadband.

Interesting case studies around machine to machine (M2M) were shared with the audience while focusing on the fact that anything and everything can be part of a “Connected World.” The seminar was attended more than two hundred representatives, decision-makers and influential industry players from telecom operators, Ministry of IT & Telecom, the regulator, government bodies including the armed forces and media.

The chief guest speaker, Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority Dr Mohammed Yaseen said, “Pakistan has experienced broadband growth of 150 percent over the past two years and we have been placed 6th in terms of quarterly growth in the global broadband market. With teledensity at 63 percent, staying connected has started to be an everyday thing for the 99 million mobile subscribers in Pakistan.”

“A Connected World offers a wealth of possibilities for consumers, from improved health care, security, and better access to education to personal communication, information and entertainment – all of which will bring us a step closer towards becoming an information-rich society,” said Mohsen Tavakol, President of Ericsson Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.

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