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President Chairs Review Meeting on Upgradation of Telecom Sector

President Chairs Review Meeting on Upgradation of Telecom Sector

In a follow up of an earlier meeting on the up-gradation of telecom sector of the country, President Asif Ali Zardari chaired a meeting here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday to review the progress made so far and to discuss the issue of grey trafficking. The meeting was attended among others by Minister for Finance […]

October 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Huawei Ready to Launch its Products in Pakistan Very Soon

Huawei Ready to Launch its Products in Pakistan Very Soon

The excellence of the modern broadband experience amazed the visitors who had gathered at the launch of 2011 broadband forum of Huawei technologies. Dr Yaseen inaugurated the road show while vice president of Huawei, Middle East region, Leo Xu, and other officials were also present. Different products of Huawei, including 4G modules, 3G mobile phones, 4G tablets, iphones, ipods, smart phones, and small body laptops were on display with Huawei technicians briefing the visitors on various aspects of their products.

September 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Pakistan to Ban Google, Youtube if They Don't 'Cooperate': Rehman Malik

Pakistan to Ban Google, Youtube if They Don't 'Cooperate': Rehman Malik

Talking to journalists in Karachi, Rehman Malik said that all ISPs of the country must cooperate with the government in their efforts to curb terrorism in the country. He said that any ISP failing to comply with government’s policies will be banned and will face suitable penalty. [yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fn_avhhaH4E'] He also said that the terrorists […]

September 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Rehman Malik Seeks Cooperation of ISPs For Eliminating Terrorism

Rehman Malik Seeks Cooperation of ISPs For Eliminating Terrorism

Interior Minister A Rehman Malik Saturday urged the internet service providers to extend help for exterminating the menace of terrorism from the country. Talking to media men here at FIA headquarters, he said the government would be compelled to block certain internet service provider’s sites, if they did not extend cooperation to the government. Taliban […]

September 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
Punjab Denied Cellphone Tracking Technology

Punjab Denied Cellphone Tracking Technology

The federal government has turned down the request of the Punjab administration to furnish it the cell phone tracking technology to help trace out high profile kidnapping for ransom and terrorism cases and other heinous crimes. “The federal government has given the argument that the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), which possesses this ability has not […]

September 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Unregistered SIMs Declared The Base Of All Criminal Activity

Unregistered SIMs Declared The Base Of All Criminal Activity

Unregistered SIM is being considered the result of all the crimes happening in our society especially some common one like extortion and kidnapping for the sake of money and all that is carried out by unregistered SIMs. The chief of the Citizens-Police liaison Committee (CPLC) Ahmed Chinoy agrees with all the businessmen who blame unregistered […]

September 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
PTA Bans Internet Users From Browsing Privately Due to Security Reasons

PTA Bans Internet Users From Browsing Privately Due to Security Reasons

PTA is taking new steps to increase the monitoring of internet security in Pakistan. Today, in Karachi, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority sent notices to all the Internet Service Providers. In this notice, all the ISPs are directed to prevent the internet users from the use of technology which helps them to browse privately on the internet. […]

August 28, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
3G Licence Auction in Doldrums

3G Licence Auction in Doldrums

The government s efforts to generate Rs50 billion through auction of 3G licence for telecom sector appears to be in doldrums as the sub-committee constituted by the federal cabinet headed by Minister for Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh forwarded its recommendations almost one month ago but mysterious silence prevailed afterwards. The cabinet had constituted a […]

August 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
PTA Offer of 3G Spectrum Not Enough For Users Needs: Experts

PTA Offer of 3G Spectrum Not Enough For Users Needs: Experts

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is planning to offer licences for the third generation (3G) mobile telecommunication services to telecom operators in Pakistan. However, experts suggest that the limited spectrum that PTA has on cards would not be sufficient for users’ needs that include Internet surfing, mobile television, and mobile video calls.

August 25, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
PTA Plans The Future By Preparing 'Vision 2020'

PTA Plans The Future By Preparing 'Vision 2020'

Well according to a research conducted by Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA), a document “Vision 2020” has been released. According to Vision 2020, total telecom investments in Pakistan will reach up to US$ 2.4 billion by 2020. The revenues of telecom sectors will cross Rs. 620 billion and mobile users/subscribers would cross 161 Million, which will […]

August 23, 2011 | By | Reply More