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6 Promising Startups Graduate Telenor Velocity’s 2nd Cohort, Network with Investors & Mentors at Graduation Night

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Telenor Velocity, the digital accelerator of Telenor Pakistan, hosted a Graduation Night in Lahore yesterday to graduate six startups from their Cohort 2. This time around, the event had a modern and minimalistic setting, with a strong focus on building startup’s rapport with the investors. Building rapport with investors The event attendees included venture capitalists, […]…Read More

PTA directs cellular companies to shut immoral night packages

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed the mobile companies to discontinue night packages which are considered against the norms of social structure and moral values of the society. "The issue of foreign SIMs has been referred to the provincial governments and the Ministry of Interior is also considering taking measures against them," said Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad informing the National Assembly during…Read More

Cellos mocking PTA orders on Night Packages

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Cellular companies rejecting the orders of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) continued to provide their customers with day-night and SMS packages, arguing that there exist no rules about such packages. PTA had ordered closure of the night packages by Monday night, but the facilities were not suspended. It is to be mentioned here that the government of Pakistan had directed cellular companies to stop free of cost packages at night saying that such facilities…Read More

Govt warns cell companies to stop all night packages

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government has strictly directed mobile phone operators to end night packages, Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications Anusha Rehman has recently told the Senate. Responding to a motion moved by Senator Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, the minister said that the night packages of the mobile phone companies in Pakistan are destroying the country’s culture and cultural values. The mobile companies must end this practice, she said. Minister…Read More

Night time calls packages – a problem or blessing

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article image By Yasir AmeenHELLO THERE! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic.Just before midnight, the young crowd in the city gets jittery. One of them is Mohsin, a 17-year-old student, looks impatiently at his watch. A university student Aleena finishes her college assignment and goes to her bedroom. Young Saleem slips away to the moonlit roof because he lives in a small overcrowded flat. Naughty Najia goes to find a peaceful corner in the living room…Read More

Cellcos move court against ban on night packages

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The cellular phone operators have challenged the order of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to stop all night call packages in the Islamabad High Court (IHC).According to details, all the operators have jointly submitted the writ petition in the court pleading that there is no telecom law which regulate contents on telephony services.They said that cellular phone companies have offered many packages to customers, which could not be abandoned as many of them are useful…Read More

Telecom watchdogs axing night call packages!

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THE PAKISTAN Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has recently ordered all local cellular phone companies to immediately shut all night call packages and chat room services citing these services are not suitable for social norms and considered immoral in our Islamic society. As far as the argument of the telecom watchdog is concerned, it looks very sane and just as majority of the youth is witnessed engaged in talking with their friends and other cross-sex persons on cell phones the whole night.…Read More

PTA directs cellcos to slash night packages

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed the mobile companies to slash their night calling packages as these are proving to be a cause of social nuisance across the country.PTA Chairman Farooq Awan is of the view that these packages were causing social degeneration; that is why we have announced to deprive the consumers of this facility, adding that this facility had been announced for better communication but majority of people started using it negatively…Read More

PTCL arranges Family Movie Night for its employees

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has inaugurated "Family Movie Night" for its employees.President and CEO of PTCL Walid Irshaid has said on the occasion that his Company is committed to share its successes with all its employees as well as their families."At PTCL, we want to make sure that our Company's dividends and successes are not only shared with our employees but also with their families," said Irshaid while recently inaugurating the "PTCL Family Movie Night" for…Read More

Prize to a lucky winner of Tombola Night

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article image Mobilink Infinity which is Broadband and Carrier Division of Mobilink GSM arranged Tombola Nights for their corporate clients in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. The series of events provided the industry specialist with the opportunity to know each other more in an informal friendly environment and play Tombola. Many exciting prized were distributed among the lucky winners…Read More