Tag: mobile

PSF’s ‘Mobile science labs will cover to FATA, GB’ soon

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Science labs of PSFregularly travel to schools, colleges with little to no adequate science facilities to set up exhibitions in smaller districts. The government consented to add up to 10 more trucks in the science caravan into the convoy of nine ‘Mobile Science Talent Farming Labs’ under Science Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) of Pakistan Science […]…Read More

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JazzCash Mobile Account Now Comes With Visa Debit Card

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article image Islamabad, July 20, 2017: JazzCash, the number one Mobile Account provider in Pakistan, has launched Visa Debit Cards for its Mobile Account customers. JazzCash Visa Debit Card will be linked to customer’s Mobile Account and will bring convenience to millions of JazzCash Mobile Account customers by enabling them to make purchases at more than  49,000 […]…Read More

PSF Caravan Trucks turned into “Mobile Science Talent Farming Labs”

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Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has transformed Old Science Caravan Trucks into colorful and well-equipped ‘Mobile Science Talent Farming Labs’ under Science Talent Farming project. PSF designed a Mobile Science Exhibition that they called a Science Caravan. The purpose of this caravan is to motivate young generation and aware them about science. It holds scientific films […]…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

Alcatel appoints United Mobile as its distributor

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article image LAHORE: Alcatel has appointed United Mobile as its second official distributor of its smart phones to continue its expansion in Pakistan. These smart phones will now be available in United Mobile warranty for the ease of local consumers. Alcatel which serves more than 170 countries sights Pakistan as a strategic growth market that favours avenues of expansion and growth given the technology centric market it is gradually becoming. United…Read More

PTA, 3 telcos served notices for mobile phone shutdowns

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court issued notices to PTA, Telenor, Zong and Ufone in a petition against suspension of mobile phone services. The four petitioners are ordinary citizens whose lives were badly affected by suspension of mobile telecom services which happened in Islamabad. The Petitioners have urged the court to declare the practice of suspension of service as illegal. The petitioners have also sought a stay on further shutdowns, during…Read More

PTA, 3 telcos served notices for mobile phone shutdowns

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad High Court issued notices to PTA, Telenor, Zong and Ufone in a petition against suspension of mobile phone services. The four petitioners are ordinary citizens whose lives were badly affected by suspension of mobile telecom services which happened in Islamabad. The Petitioners have urged the court to declare the practice of suspension of service as illegal. The petitioners have also sought a stay on…Read More

Mobile broadband users reach 27.86m

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile broadband users (3G/4G) in the country have reached 27.86 million at end of March 2016, showing a month-over-month growth rate of 6.39 per cent. All five mobile phone companies added a total of 1.67 million new customers to their 3G/4G networks during month of March, 2016, recently issued statistics by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said. Mobilink added most number of 3G users as 563,874 of its customers converted to 3G network. Telenor grabbed 477…Read More

Mobile phones import goes up by 6.77pc

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The mobile phones import to Pakistan rose by 6.77 percent in first eight months (July-February) of the current fiscal year (2015-16) as compared to same period of last year. The mobile phone imports increased to $497.192 million during the period July-February (2015-16) from $465.649 million during the period July-January (2014-15). The data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the imports, however, fell on year-n-year basis, by 12.63 percent from $…Read More

Mobicash introduces mobile account application

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STAFF REPORT LHR: In line with the continuous digitisation of its services to meet demands of smartphone users, Mobilink has announced an Android based Mobicash application for the facilitation of its Mobile Account users. The application offers a user friendly interface and a secure transactions platform. The application allows users to perform all necessary financial transactions, which were previously being done through USSD. The app will also allow Mobilink to increase its digital…Read More