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Number of 3G, 4G subscribers reaches 23.65 million

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The number of 3G and 4G subscribers in Pakistan reached 23.65 million by December, 2015 as compared to 21.68 million by November 2015, showing a reasonable growth in modern mobile broadband services with each passing month. The operators, providing mobile broadband services, have collectively added around two million users during one month. According to the recently issued Telecom Indicators by Pakistan Telecommunication Authorities (PTA), among the mobile phone…Read More

Pakistans IT Exports ascends By 35%, Number Of IT Companies By 12%

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Staff Report ISD: Asim Shahryar Husain, MD Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) briefed the Minister of State for IT about recent achievements in IT sector. He told that Pakistan’S IT exports increase by 35%, over last year with an estimate of $500 million in IT remittances for 2014-15. He said that the number of software houses and call centers registered with PSEB has increased by 12% during the first 8 months of 2014-15. He mentioned that PSEB had setup a Pakistan Pavilion for the first…Read More

Zong start Golden Number Bidding

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article image For the first time in Pakistan, Zong has started Golden Number Bidding in Pakistan. The Telecom company has recently launched a series of golden numbers including Octa, Hepta and Hexa patterns. New as well as existing Zong customers can participate in the bidding to win their favourite number. Starting from August 29, 2014, the bidding process will continue till September 10, 2014. A heavy number of customers are expected to bid for the golden numbers as many locals like to keep a…Read More

Zong starts new online number booking system

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Zong has launched a new online number booking system by which its customers can book number, take number from the company’s Franchises or Customer Service Centres.The new online number booking system has been designed to facilitate new customers after PTA directives that physical SIM cannot be obtained from any retailer. So the new booked Zong number can only be obtained from Zong Franchise or Customer Service Center. The company also offers the facility to book your number…Read More

Govt slaps ban on mobile number portability

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The government has banned the mobile number portability (MNP) service as a part of the country’s "counter terrorism measures", but by doing this, it has made the cell phone users and all the customers feel deprived from their basic right of switching over to a cellular network of their own choice.In addition, the government and PTA in a recently held meeting have strictly ordered to impose a ban on the sale of unregistered SIM cards for mobile phones. It was also…Read More

Number of PhDs in Pakistan reach 8142

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistani universities are now able to produce more PhDs in the next 3 years as compared to last 10 years. The total number of PhDs in Pakistan has reached the figure of 8,142.According to the available statistics, the number of PhDs has increased from 348 (1947 to 2002) to 679 in 2012 in agriculture and veterinary sciences, from 586 to 1,096 in biological sciences, from 14 to 123 in business education, from merely 21 to 262 in engineering and technology and from 709 to 1,…Read More

Number of WLL users cross 3m mark

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The number of wireless telephone consumers crossed the benchmark of three million despite slow growth and immense competition among the operators in Pakistan by March 2012, say updated statistics of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).According to analysts, the wireless services providers have been facing immense competition with each other besides the cellular phone services have stifled their growth in targeted market.It is to be mentioned here that the Wireless…Read More

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