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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

PTCL expands its reach to Europe through Sparkle Sicily Hub

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Presence in Sicily Hub will provide PTCL with enhanced connectivity to Europe and North Africa Islamabad, May 19, 2017:  PTCL, the largest ICT services provider of the country has announced expanding its reach to Europe through Sparkle, its long term partner in the region, leveraging Sparkle’s open ecosystem and rich marketplace at Sicily Hub in […]…Read More

Chlorination best choice within reach to clean water: Dr. Tahir

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article image CHLORINATION IS the most suitable option to resolve growing problem of microbial contaminant in water under existing socio-economic and socio-technological scene in Pakistan, said by Dr Muhammad Aslam Tahir, Chief Research Officer Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. Dr. Tahir mentioned that analysis of ultra-filtration (UF), ultra-violet (UV) disinfection, ozonation, and chlorination proved that water chlorination is the most suitable solution for provision of safe drinking water…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

Cell phone users reach 124.24m: Mobilink tops with 35.67m

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile phone users in Pakistan crossed the figure of 124.24 million by November this year with Mobilink still leading the operators chart having its total 35.67 million customers. The company had added 2,42,088 new customers to its credit by the end of October this year, reveals the fresh data. The five operators, providing mobile phone services in the country, have added a combined user-base of 1.64 million customers during one month. As per latest…Read More

Cell phone users reach 124.24m: Mobilink

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Mobile phone users in Pakistan crossed the figure of 124.24 million by November this year with Mobilink still leading the operators chart having its total 35.67 million customers. The company had added 2,42,088 new customers to its credit by the end of October this year, reveals the fresh data. The five operators, providing mobile phone services in the country, have added a combined user-base of 1.64 million customers during one month. As per latest…Read More

Power generation to reach 42,467 MW by 2018

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government is embarking on an ambitious plan to enhance the power generation in the country from the existing 22,570 MW to 42,467 MW by 2018. "880 MW including 400 MW solar would be added to the national grid in 2015, 1590 MW (600 solar, 340 MW Nuclear and 650 MW wind) in 2016, 5,985 MW (Coal 1320 MW, Hydel 3805 MW, Nuclear 340 MW and 520 MW wind) in 2017 and 11,442 MW (11,220 MW coal and 222 MW hydel) in 2018. The government since its inception completed…Read More

3G users reach 10 million figure

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The 3G users in Pakistan reached 10.3 million as of February end, reveals a fresh data of the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA). Telenor is leading the pack with 3.15 million users, followed by Mobilink (2.6 million), Ufone (2.47 mn) and Zong (2.12 mn). These updates also serve to keep the competitive juices flowing. Now some operators may treat the 3G race as a sprint, others a marathon - but they can pretend to ignore these subscription numbers. While…Read More

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Excitement fading despite 3G/4G users reach 9.07m

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Though, according to PTA data, 3G/4G subscribers have reached 9.07 million, yet the excitement of many users seems fading away due to higher prices and slowing speed. Last year, Pakistan entered the club of few countries of the world, where 3rd and 4th generation high speed data services in telecom sector were launched. Presently almost all of the service providers are offering high-speed internet services under different marketing strategies. According to…Read More

3G users reach 2.5 million mark

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Around 2.5 million subscribers have so far opted for 3G services being provided by mobile phone operators after its launch in April this year while this number is expected to rise further in due course. This number is grossly close to 3.34 million broadband users that were available in Pakistan before 3G services. It took Internet Service Providers (ISPs) around eight years to take current broadband subscription to 3.37 million mark.Mobile service providers’…Read More

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