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DSL broadb and base exceeds one million mark

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan’s DSL broadband base hit one million in April last while the total broadband base swelled to 2.62 million broadband subscribers, up from 2.55 million in March last. According to fresh statistics of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the DSL base stood at 1.03 million, up from 997,863 a month earlier. The second most popular access technology was EV-DO with 947,914 internet users versus 902,618 in the prior month, followed by Wimax with 590,936 internet…Read More

Mercury pollution exceeds safety level at dental clinics

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Recent study by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) reveals high level of indoor mercury pollution’ in the air inside various dental hospitals in Rawalpindi and Islamabad.The  study, conducted in collaboration with European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG), seeks to monitor Mercury emission and release sites’ in various cities of Pakistan and assess air quality to protect environment and human health.As the mercury metal and its…Read More