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EatOye acquires Urbanite customer base

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: EatOye Pvt. Ltd. (www.eatoye.pk) operating as an independent subsidiary of Foodpanda Global and an icon of food delivery, has acquired urbanite.pk, a customer base and domain - Pakistan’s pioneering online food ordering websites. This acquisition is the latest in a string of buyouts that have occurred in the red hot online food ordering industry within the region. Urbanite successfully launched online delivery across Karachi and brought together customers and…Read More

DSL broadb and base exceeds one million mark

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s DSL broadband base hit one million in April last while the total broadband base swelled to 2.62 million broadband subscribers, up from 2.55 million in March last. According to fresh statistics of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the DSL base stood at 1.03 million, up from 997,863 a month earlier. The second most popular access technology was EV-DO with 947,914 internet users versus 902,618 in the prior month, followed by Wimax with 590,936 internet…Read More

Mathematical base vital for science uplift: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The uplift of the national economy requires our due attention to science and technology. For development in science, a sound mathematical foundation is a pre-requisite, therefore, it is imperative to develop and adequate mathematical culture in Pakistan.This was the crux of the recently held three-day International Pure Mathematics Conference (13th IPMC 2012) on Algebra, Geometry, Analysis, and Mechanics that concluded here. The moot was organized by Quaid-i-Azam University and…Read More

New base price of 3G licence to be set soon

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government has decided to determine a fresh base price for the auction of 3G spectrum licences and constitute an independent oversight committee to allay the concerns about increased transparency.The new base price will be determined by a consultant of international repute that will be hired soon, a source said.Earlier, the PTA had set the base price at $210 million for the 3G licence with bid earnest money of $31.5 million without hiring a consultant. By this account, the…Read More

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PARB surfaces as research base for agriculturists

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Punjab Agricultural Research Board has a significant role in preparing, implementing, monitoring and coordinating research plans in Punjab."In a short span of just two-and-a-half years, PARB has 53 funded output oriented research projects out of which seven have completed their research phase," Dr. Mubarik Ali Chief Executive PARB, informed a recently held consultative meeting on agriculture research here last week.He also briefed the meeting about the PARB’s…Read More

PTA sets base price for 3G, 4G, cellular licences

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued information memorandum for the auction of three 3G and one cellular licence for 1900/2100 MHz (3G/4G/LTE) band and 800 MHz Band.The base price for 3G licence would be $210 million for duration of 15 years, while the auction will be held in multiple rounds through open outcry method.The base price for mobile cellular (defunct) license is set at $155 million for the duration of around 8 years, says a press release issued…Read More

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