2015 in review telecom sector on growth trajectory

The year 2015 was bad for the telecom industry of Pakistan as no new foreign direct investment (FDI) came in, all the cellular operators were struggling to increase their average revenue per user (ARPU) to become more competitive and coverage of 3G/4G services was to be expanded, but long-awaited merger was announced in the outgoing year.

Similarly, long-awaited telecom policy was also announced by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) at the end of the year, while Mobilink-

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Climate change: Pak emissions just 0.8pc in global trajectory

SIDRA SAIF: Pakistan’s emissions are just 0.8 percent in the global trajectory but on the other hand it is among the most affected by climate change in addition to facing criticism from the world in terms of not following the agreed standards and international conventions. On the other hand, the developed world, which is contributing a lot towards global warming and subsequent climate change impact, is in the habit of shifting the responsibility to the poor and third world states.

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