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5m subscribers added to 3G network

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s telecommunication sector sold 5 million high-speed mobile internet connections within five months of acquiring third generation (3G) mobile spectrum licences with China Mobile Pakistan (Zong) dominating the market. According to the PTA report on 3G, the growth has helped the country more than double its broadband subscriptions to 8 million, up from 3.7 million at the end of June, 2014. China Mobile Pakistan (Zong) added 1.68 million 3G subscribers to…Read More

Sindh likely to produce 5m cotton bales

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Sindh is expected to produce five million bales of cotton this year going by the seasonal sowing trend in areas commanded by the Kotri Barrage. However, this will largely depend on favourable weather conditions and regular supply of irrigation water. Cotton production has remained below normal due to floods and heavy rains over the past two years."Tharparker has achieved 105 per cent the targeted sowing, Umerkot 102 per cent, Tando Mohammad Khan 99 per cent, Matiari 97 per…Read More