Tag: mobile

Telenor Pakistan and Gameloft concludes Pakistan’s first mobile racing championship: ‘Asphalt 8 Telenor Cup’

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PR:  Telenor Pakistan announced the success of Asphalt 8 Telenor Cup, in association with Gameloft, a leader in the development and publishing of mobile games, which recently took place in Lahore.  It was Pakistan’s first time-limited mobile gaming event with Gameloft’s top racing title: Asphalt 8: Airborne, customized exclusively for Telenor’s users in Pakistan. This engaging […]…Read More

Telenor furthers network transformation with launch of Pakistan’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS)

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PR: Getting closer to its network virtualization goals, Telenor Pakistan has launched the country’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS) on its newly launched in-house hybrid Cloud platform. In addition to significantly enhancing the overall user experience, the Virtual MSS will give the company better control over network allocation and distribution, making smart traffic management […]…Read More

Mobile Phone import increased 15% in FY 2017-18

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In Pakistan import of mobile handsets are surging with smartphones manufacturing brands rising the country. The remarkable growth of 14.94% observed in mobile handset imports in fiscal year from July to November in 2017-18. In the current fiscal year, imports rose by $303.238 million as compared to $264.009 million during the same period in FY […]…Read More

PTA to launch a system to block snatched and smuggled mobile phones

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in its turn, to destroy stolen and pirated telephone from the nation is propelling another system called Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS). This progression by PTA is the correct way the same number of stolen cell phones or highlight telephones with non-standard endorsements are being used for criminal exercises. […]…Read More

Mobile Phone Assembly line issued by PTA

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Draft guidelines for issuance of “Non- Objection Certificate (NOC)” for Local Mobile Phone Assembly Line in Pakistan has been issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Guidelines, arranged under Telecom Act 1996 (Section 29) told that no terminal equipment can be directly or indirectly connected with public switched network unless approved by PTA. Draft document revealed […]…Read More

PTA to halt Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan

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PTA’s New Regulation “DIRBS” to Help Block Illegal/Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan. Since the coming of 3G and 4G telecom administrations, there is a quick influx of smart devices into Pakistan, while recent years. Regardless, the high import duty and taxes on handsets, have caused a sharp ascent in the pirating of handsets, through unlawful […]…Read More

A mobile secure browsing app from Pakistani company gets acquired by Italian app publishers

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article image Bending Spoons Milan, Italy had been in talks with Pentaloop, a Pakistan mobile app studio over its mobile browser security app named VPN Browser – TOR-powered unlimited VPN. It is one of the most popular VPN browser apps on appstore with very stable ranking and growing customer base. They finally closed the deal last month […]…Read More

Mobile Industry players unite to host the Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi

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PR: Key players in the mobile industry in Pakistan are collaborating to host a two-day Mobile Money Hackathon in Karachi on Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 October. Telenor Microfinance Bank and JazzCash, together with the GSMA, will host companies and developers in the financial services industry, including banks, aggregators, payments switches, start-ups, fintech companies and established […]…Read More

Survey report on Mobile Money Agent Networks of Pakistan

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To share the findings from the second wave of the Agent Network Accelerator Pakistan Country study by Karandaaz Pakistan took place in Islamabad. All investors of the mobile money industry including EasyPaisa, JazzCash, UBL Omni etc. and regulators such as the State Bank of Pakistan and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has attended the event. The […]…Read More

Pakistan reaping perks of mobile technology through smartphones

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The digital industry of Pakistan has seen advancements due to different e-commerce projects catering to online audience. According to 2017 census, Pakistan is more focused towards accepting non-conventional and modern ways of using technology. Digital economy has arisen as an irresistible giant growing at 10% a year, 3 times the rate of overall global economic […]…Read More