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Pakistan stand out country to launch 5G among Asian countries

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Pakistan will be the first country to test 5G network and will stand out to be the first Asian country to launch 5G for testing in2020, said, the State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman. The State Minister’s spokesperson Saghair Watto said that preparation to roll out the 5G technology is on the […]…Read More

IT seeks approval to roll out 5G

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Ministry of information and technology sought an approval from the federal cabinet to roll out a world’s tech hot buzz fifth generation (5G) to improve mobile broadband speed across the country. The proposal will enable a market test of new and upcoming technologies, including 5G and other mobile communications. It will also make the country […]…Read More

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Zong keen to test 5G technology in Pakistan

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article image KARACHI: The cellular company Zong has shown interest to perform trial runs of 5G technology in Pakistan during a high level meeting in Islamabad, a statement said on Wednesday. Secretary General International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao visited the headquarters of Zong along with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Ismail Shah and other officials. The delegation was briefed about various initiatives taken by Zong to boost the telecom sector in…Read More

Joint efforts needed to join 5G technologies: PTA chief

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Speakers at a recently held two-day conference on Towards digital economy in Pakistan - building ICT agenda for sustainable development’ have urged the government to finalize the cyber law soon. Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Syed Ismail Shah said, "Purpose of today’s event was to create awareness among the society on information technology." He asked the stakeholder, "Let us work together for…Read More

Nokia Networks demonstrates latest innovations in 5G, LTE-A, security at MWC-Revisited

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article image Press Release:Nokia Networks is demonstrating its latest innovations announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in the areas of 5G, security, Liquid Applications, big data and analytics, and Small Cells. These demonstrations take place at the company’s Center of Competence in Islamabad and Lahore this week. Saeed Qadri, Country General Manager, Nokia Networks, said: "Pakistan is an important market, and we are committed to helping the country build a reliable, secure, next-…Read More

Workshop on 5G tech for disaster management held

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Participants at the workshop on "5G Technologies for Disaster Management" explored the disaster and emergency management by 5G technologies through knowledge sharing and random interaction. The four-day workshop was aimed at opening new dimensions for researchers to explore ways of confronting the disasters with the help of 5G technologies. The 5G technologies make it useful and feasible solution for communication services in extreme emergency situations…Read More