wi-tribe starts Wi Net TV services




STAFF REPORT LHR: The wi-tribe has recently launched its Wi Net TV in Pakistan, a web and app based streaming service that offers over 150 channels.

After 3G/4G roll out in Pakistan, a huge number of people are streaming media content on their handheld devices and this is exactly the segment wi-tribe is aiming to tap.

While wi-tribe’s Wi Net TV is not the first of its kind service, the company claims that its services are best in class and offer most number of channels as

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wi-tribe starts Wi Net TV services


STAFF REPORT LHR: The wi-tribe has recently launched its Wi Net TV in Pakistan, a web and app based streaming service that offers over 150 channels.

After 3G/4G roll out in Pakistan, a huge number of people are streaming media content on their handheld devices and this is exactly the segment wi-tribe is aiming to tap.

While wi-tribe’s Wi Net TV is not the first of its kind service, the company claims that its services are best in class and offer most number of channels as compared

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Ooredoo completes wi-tribe sale in Pakistan


STAFF REPORT ISB: Ooredoo, the Qatar-based telecom giant and cent percent stakeholder of wi-tribe Pakistan, has completed the sale of wi-tribe to NB Offshore Investment Ltd for around $9 million or Rs. 940 million.

Without revealing much details, Ooredoo said that transaction was completed in cash payment that is in line with the value of the asset.

"The deal between Ooredo and HB Group – the backers of NB Offshore Investment, was locked almost six months back and today’s

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Ooredoo completes wi-tribe sale in Pakistan


STAFF REPORT ISB: Ooredoo, the Qatar-based telecom giant and cent percent stakeholder of wi-tribe Pakistan, has completed the sale of wi-tribe to NB Offshore Investment Ltd for around $9 million or Rs. 940 million.

Without revealing much details, Ooredoo said that transaction was completed in cash payment that is in line with the value of the asset.

"The deal between Ooredo and HB Group – the backers of NB Offshore Investment, was locked almost six months back and today’s

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APACIGs companies in Pakistan join Wi-tribe to boost e-commerce


Staff Report ISD: In order to promote e-commerce progress and to support the flourishing online community in Pakistan seven notable ventures in Pakistan from the Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG) have partnered with Wi-tribe to further enhance their online solutions. As part of the collaboration, Wi-tribe has improved APACIG’s Pakistan websites to reduce loading times for their users by 30%. This update will appear on seven company sites: online shopping community Kaymu.pk, real estate

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Wi-Tribe deploys video optimisation solution




STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s largest wireless broadband internet service provider wi-tribe has become the only internet service provider company in Pakistan to have deployed state-of-the-art video optimization solution for its customers.
According to details, through this solution, wi-tribe customers will now be able to enjoy even faster video streaming and experience much faster web surfing on their unlimited packages.
In order to further enhance the customer experience, the

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Wi-tribe launches "Hi"; A new smart communication app


Wi-tribe, the only Wireless ISP of Pakistan has launched an app named "Hi" for all android and iPhone users.

"Hi" app is a new smart communications app which registers the smartphone user to Wi-tribe servers so he can enjoy free as well as paid services.

Free services include text messaging, Hi to Hi voice calls, group chats and calls while Paid services include international calling and most probably Hi to phone calls feature will also be supported.

The user

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wi-tribe rejects reports on its re-br and ing

STAFF REPORT KHI: The wi-tribe, Pakistan’s top ranked broadband provider for quality of service and customer satisfaction, has not re-branded itself as Ooredoo and is continuing its operation with its original brand name.While reacting to some media reports about renaming of wi-tribe as Ooredoo, a spokesman of the wi-tribe termed these reports unfounded and not based on facts.He said that wi-tribe Pakistan’s parent company Qtel Group, has re-branded itself as Ooredoo in a much celebrated

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Wi-tribe Pakistan, Qtel rebr and ed as Ooredoo

STAFF REPORT KHI: At a major event recently held in Qatar, wi-tribe Pakistan’s parent company and leading communications firm, Qtel (Qatar Telecom) rebranded as Ooredoo.More than 2,000 people attended the event. The attendees included government ministers, ambassadors, media professionals and customers of the company, which was established as Qatar Telecom back in 1987.In his remarks on the occasion, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani, Chairman, Ooredoo, said: "We have always

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wi-tribe top ranked in Pakistan

STAFF REPORT IBD: The Ministry of Climate Change has developed and launched Pakistan’s National Biodiversity Clearing House Mechanism (CHM) website with the technical assistance of WWF – Pakistan at the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad.Syed Mehmood Nasir, Inspector General Forests, Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) were the Chief Guest. Officials from Forestry Wing MoCC, Provincial Forest Department, Zoological Survey Department, PBRC and Wildlife Foundation participated in the event.In

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Wi-tribe unveils winners of Pak Developers Challenge

STAFF REPORT IBD: Entrants to the wi-tribe Pakistan Developers Challenge 2012(PDC2012) got their moment to shine after wi-tribe announced the winners of 17 award categories at a ceremony held here recently.According to details, in partnership with education and technology industry giants including Punjab IT Board (PITB), Higher Education Commission (HEC), Microsoft, Intel, Pakistan Software House Association (P@SHA) and Dell Inc, the entrants were offered the chance to contest in and win prizes

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wi-tribe marks 100,000 fans on Facebook

STAFF REPORT KHI: The wi-tribe has celebrated 100,000 fans on its Facebook page marking yet another milestone in the broadband network’s journey towards providing its customers on all platforms with a lifestyle that’s better connected to their needs.As Pakistan’s top quality broadband service and customer satisfaction, wi-tribe works consistently to identify unique and apt touchpoints for engaging with customers and understanding their needs. Studies by Socialbaker.com’s trusted partner

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wi-tribe draw winners get 3D TVs, iPads

STAFF REPORT IBD: True to its mission of redefining users’ broadband experience while providing the best in customer satisfaction, wi-tribe, Pakistan’s leading broadband for quality of service and customer care, has given its customers a reason to celebrate. Seven 50" 3D television sets and 8 all-new iPads (iPad 3) have recently been distributed among 15 winners of a lucky draw at the wi-tribe head office in Islamabad and regional offices in Lahore, Faisalabad and Karachi.This draw was

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Wasim made new CEO wi-tribe

STAFF REPORT IBD: Wi-tribe, a Qtel Group’s wholly owned WiMAX operator in Pakistan, has appointed Wasim Ahmad as its new CEO replacing Mustafa Peracha.According to an official of the company, Wasim Ahmad will take over from outgoing CEO, Mustafa Peracha who has led wi-tribe from a startup operation to a number two broadband service provider in Pakistan and the largest WiMax operator.Before joining wi-tribe, Wasim Ahmad was most recently at Telecel Globe, an Orascom Officer. He brings with him

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wi-tribe out to revolutionise tech industry

STAFF REPORT IBD: Taking its commitment further towards local software development, wi-tribe has gone a step ahead with the announcement of Pakistan Developers’ Challenge 2012 (PDC 2012); bringing together the greatest young minds of Pakistan onto a single pioneering platform."At this platform, Pakistani developers can sell and monetize their software, bringing together the local communities, with local content, on a simple and easy-to-use platform," said Mustafa Peracha, CEO, wi-

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wi-tribe plans app developers contest

STAFF REPORT IBD: The wi-tribe, in collaboration with Microsoft, HEC, Intel, P@SHA and Dell, is inviting the brightest young minds of Pakistan onto a single platform in an app development competition named Pakistan Developers’ Challenge 2012.The competition will bring students, graduates and developers to create and compete in the PDC 2012 through their own PC and Mobile software applications; focusing on Windows Desktop and Mobile Apps, says a press release issued here last week.The

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Wi-tribe Promotes Technology Leadership in Pakistan

Having hosted a number of live streaming projects under the umbrella of wi-tribe LIVE, wi-tribe Pakistan recently live streamed the first Google Technology User Group (GTUG) event held at SZABIST, Islamabad.Themed around "Google Outreach and Innovation", the event aimed to promote Google’s latest technology amongst budding developers and technology evangelists.Speakers at the event included Ahmad Hamzavi, Head of New Business Development, MENA and Central Asia, who spoke on the

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