ICT R and D Fund urged to conduct IT survey in SMEs

STAFF REPORT IBD: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) President Zulfikar Thaver has urged the National ICTRandD Fund to carry out a complete survey of the SMEs indicating their complete details location, industry, capacity, experience, performance and investment of each SME together with the tax registration numbers and ratings.He said this in a recently held meeting with Muhammad Ahmed, General Manager National ICT RandD Fund, Ministry of Information Technology.Thaver said that

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PTA ups ranking in OICCI perception survey

STAFF REPORT IBD: The multinational companies and foreign investors have improved the ranking of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) from ninth to sixth position in the past two years for its cooperation and supportive role for the businesses.The Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has recently revealed the results of its perception survey based on its member companies’ feedback saying the telecom authority is supportive to foreign investors in dealing affairs of telephony

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Wateen Telecom tops PTAs QoS survey on broadb and

STAFF REPORT IBD: Wateen Telecom has been ranked the number one wireless broadband service provider in Pakistan.In pursuance of the PTA’s role to safeguard of consumer interests and growth of quality broadband services, the regulatory authority carried out the second nationwide Broadband Quality of Service (QoS) Survey of all wireless and wireline service providers throughout the country.Wateen Telecom, with its vision of enabling every man, woman and child in Pakistan through cutting edge

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ICT R and D Fund plans to finance IT sector survey

STAFF REPORT IBD: The National ICT RandD Fund has planned to finance a comprehensive survey study of Pakistan Information Technology (IT) and Enable Services (ITES) industry in order to collect database of all operating companies of all sizes including key economic indicators, business volume and turnover, their technical and human resources, and rudimentary information.This survey study will not only be an important headway towards streamlining the industry and its players, but it will also

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PTCL tops PTAs broadb and QoS survey

STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL is leading all operators in Pakistan by providing to consumers the highest quality Broadband Internet service, reveals PTA’s second nationwide Quality of Service (QoS) 2011 survey results.The PTCL has been placed in category A (more than 95 per cent) at Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Quetta, and in category B (more than 80 per cent) at Karachi for the 1Mbps wire-line broadband service.The survey was carried out in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi/

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PTA conducts QoS survey of telcos

STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTA recently carried out the second nationwide Broadband QoS Survey of all wireless and wire-line service providers throughout the country during third and fourth quarter of 2011.During the survey the already devised Quality of Service (QoS) Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in consultation with service providers were measured.These are network availability, service availability, download and upload bandwidth speed, round-trip time, contention ratio and retention.It is

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