Broadband users figure reaches 29.23m




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

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FDI in telecom sector reaches 60 per cent




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

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Number of 3G, 4G subscribers reaches 23.65 million




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

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Pakistani young girl reaches SAPs Teen Innovator-2015 finals


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

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