Tag: 2011

Telecom revenue reaches Rs 412b in 2011-12

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The annual revenue of Pakistan’s telecom sector crossed the figure of Rs 411.4 billion during the financial year 2011-12 from its earlier Rs 362.9 billion during 2010-11 showing a growth of 12 percent.According to a report released by the PTA, growth in telecom revenues this year is significant especially when growth rate was marginal during i.e. 5.4 per cent during FY 2011 and 3.1 per cent during FY 2010.The increase in revenues is largely attributed to increase in…Read More

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Software piracy in 2011 stood at 86pc

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The software piracy has reached an alarming stage in Pakistan where PC (Personal Computer) penetration is regularly increasing on the rise among individual and companies who pay for the hardware either new or used but do not like to pay for the software, reveals a latest report by the Business Software Alliance (BSA)."About 86 per cent of software used in Pakistan during the year 2011 was pirated costing some $ 278 million to the original software makers - a value 122 per…Read More

Telecos APRU 4pc up in 2011

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Despite sevral challenges during the year 2011 teledensity ofPakistan touched 68.39 per cent reflecting hike of 6.7 per cent over the previous year. But modest increase in cellular industry’s ARPU went up from $2.41 in the previous fiscal year to $ 2.45. Telecom sector revenues swelled to an all-time high Rs 362 billion during the year 2011. The sector contributed over 116.9 billion to the national exchequer.The annual report of Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) shows…Read More

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Schneider Electric Triumphs at 2011 Gigaton Awards Hosted during United Nations Climate Change Talks

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Lahore: Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has recently been awarded with the Gigaton Awards for Outstanding Business Leadership in Action’ for its phenomenal contribution to the reduction of carbon usage. This honourable accolade was awarded to Schneider Electric by The Carbon War Room (CWR), the Gigaton Throw down, and the World Climate Summit.Selected from among 25 global companies that were nominated for the awards, Schneider Electric was acknowledged for its…Read More