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Telenor’s Digital Lifestyle App ‘WowBox’ Reaches 10 Million Users Milestone

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article image WowBox - Telenor’s Digital Distribution Channel that gives users free access to entertaining articles, exclusive discounts, Telenor bundle offers, latest news, weather updates, exciting games, live sports updates and much more – is celebrating its 10-million users milestone. It’s #timetocelebrate!…Read More

Broadband users figure reaches 29.23m

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The total broadband subscribers including for 3G and 4G services has crossed 29.33 million mark in the country, registering a reasonable growth rate with each passing month. As per latest figures issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the number of broadband subscribers in other technologies are DSL 1,516,938 users, HFC 43,929 users, Wimax 245,284 users, FTTH 20,549 users, HFC 44,136 users, Wimax 207,496 users, FTTH 22,786, EvDo 1,331,976 users…Read More

FDI in telecom sector reaches 60 per cent

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications, Anusha Rehman has informed the National Assembly that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has reached 60 percent in the telecom sector. Replying to question in the National Assembly, she said that after launching of 3G and 4G technologies, the number of mobile users increased up to 26 millions, adding the ministry has received three international awards for developments in telecom sectors. The minister said…Read More

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

Pakistani young girl reaches SAPs Teen Innovator-2015 finals

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Lamia Zuberi, 15, after developing mobile application on health and nutritional needs of students, has notched up to reach the grand finale of "Social Innovation Series". She I competing for SAP’s Teen Innovator title. Lamia is an American based girl having her roots in Pakistan. Mobile application titled as Select N’ Smoothies’ has tendency to allow students to create their own smoothies targeted at their specific nutritional requirements. The calorie…Read More

Pakistani young girl reaches ‘SAPs Teen Innovator-2015’ Finals

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Lamia Zuberi, 15, after developing mobile application on health and nutritional needs of students, has notched up to reach the grand finale of "Social Innovation Series". She I competing for SAP's Teen Innovator title. Lamia is an American based girl having her roots in Pakistan. Mobile application titled as Select N’ Smoothies’ has tendency to allow students to create their own smoothies targeted at their specific nutritional requirements. The calorie…Read More

M-banking network reaches over 125,000 mark

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The introduction of new players has helped the overall numbers of agents of m-banking network to touch over 125,000 mark till March 2014. New players in the m-banking market can further expand the existing base of m-banking network as a healthy competition in the market and reduces the cost of m-banking transactions while new products and business models are launched considering the consumer requirements. The PTA aims to provide an enabling environment for mobile banking…Read More

Telecom revenue reaches Rs 412b in 2011-12

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The annual revenue of Pakistan’s telecom sector crossed the figure of Rs 411.4 billion during the financial year 2011-12 from its earlier Rs 362.9 billion during 2010-11 showing a growth of 12 percent.According to a report released by the PTA, growth in telecom revenues this year is significant especially when growth rate was marginal during i.e. 5.4 per cent during FY 2011 and 3.1 per cent during FY 2010.The increase in revenues is largely attributed to increase in…Read More

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Cellular teledensity reaches 121.6m

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Overall, the cellular teledensity went up to the mark of 68.8 per cent in October compared to 68.3 per cent in Sep 2012.The number of mobile cellular subscribers in Pakistan surpassed 121.6 million at the end of October last, according to latest statistics released by the PTA.It said that Mobilink maintained the top position with 36.389 million subscribers at the end of October, adding 314,782 subscriptions for the month. Telenor, the second largest operator in terms of…Read More

PTCL Vfone wireless service reaches remote Balochistan

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As part of its vision to bring latest Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to the remotest areas of the country, the Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) has extended its Vfone wireless service to isolated Mekhtar, Bard and Murgha Kibzai areas of Balochistan.Part of Loralai region of Balochistan, Mekhtar, Bard and Murgha Qibzai areas are one of the remotest areas of the country.  PTCL aims to facilitate the people of the region with the launch of…Read More