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VEON, A TRULY FREE PERSONAL INTERNET PLATFORM LAUNCHED IN PAKISTAN

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PR:  VEON, Pakistan’s most advanced internet platform has been launched in the country by VEON Limited, with Jazz as its first telco partner. The platform promises to completely revolutionize the digital landscape of the country and how Pakistanis communicate. VEON was unveiled at a major press conference attended by media and bloggers. The event featured an […]…Read More

China to construct High-Tech Industrial Park in Lahore

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Sheikh Alla-u-Din, Punjab Minister for Industries Trade and Investment has said China is having a strong trade and investment relations with Pakistan. He said while chairing a meeting at Industries Department that milestone and helping to strengthen local industry will be this High-Tech Industrial Park in Lahore. Abdul Basit President LCCI former, ICCI Chairman, PBIT […]…Read More

Internet services restored across Pakistan; PTCL

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article image Internet services restored across Pakistanowing to a major fault in the international cable system IMV after being disrupted in different parts of country said Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL). Imran Jangua, General Manager PTCL stated while talking to media Undersea cable near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia that is IMEWE (India-Middle East-Western Europe) was faulted has been […]…Read More

Use of social media and internet is at its peak

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article image Social media cannot be controlled and is irrepressible in Pakistan until all social media websites avail the license from PTA. Social Media Can’t be Controlled in Pakistan told PTA to Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting headed by its Chairman Syed Khursheed Shah. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority exposed that for creating awareness about use of social media […]…Read More

Internet disruptions resulted in flight cancellation; Islamabad

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The recent disruption on an internet due to submarine cable fault has caused a delay in 8 domestic and international flights by Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Pakistan. The in main submarine cable near Jeddah was the root cause of this disruption, an official of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said. Two domestic and six international […]…Read More

Mobile internet users reach record high

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The number of mobile internet subscribers reached a record 40.56 million by the end of April 2017 according to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Information and Communications Technology (ICT) experts Parvez Iftikhar and Noman Said said, “Anecdotal evidence suggests the majority of the people are using of internet to share video clips on WhatsApp and […]…Read More

Freelancing thru internet getting popular

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Freelancing is progressing in conventional job markets and it is estimated that by 2020, one in three workers worldwide will be freelancing online. It is a brave new world indeed, as many workers are jeopardizing their full-time jobs to shifting towards self-employment. According to a survey report, the increasing broadband access in Pakistan has accelerated growth of freelance marketplaces. This online revolution has improved availability, quality and the…Read More

Freelancing thru internet getting popular

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Freelancing is progressing in conventional job markets and it is estimated that by 2020, one in three workers worldwide will be freelancing online. It is a brave new world indeed, as many workers are jeopardizing their full-time jobs to shifting towards self-employment. According to a survey report, the increasing broadband access in Pakistan has accelerated growth of freelance marketplaces. This online revolution has improved availability, quality and the…Read More

Mobile internet accounts for 88pc of broadband market

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is catching up fast with the global trend of explosive growth of mobile broadband such as 3G and 4G or long-term evolution (LTE) technologies that have altered the subtleties of the country’s broadband market. The high-speed mobile internet now accounts for 88 per cent of the broadband market after being almost non-existent two years. According to a study by the PTA, the telecom sector’s regulatory body, the country’s broadband segment has passed…Read More