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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
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
President Zardari Chairs Meeting To Discuss 3G Network In Pakistan

President Zardari Chairs Meeting To Discuss 3G Network In Pakistan

Pakistan, as we know, is behind most of the countries in the technology area. It’s broadband and wireless broadband services a little behind the other neighboring countries. So it is assumed that applying 3G network will definitely fill this gap. A briefing meeting was held by chairman, President Asif Ali Zardari at the Aiwan-e-Sadr today. […]

August 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
PTA Wants You to Report SPAM sms and Calls

PTA Wants You to Report SPAM sms and Calls

A new press release was sent by Pakistan telecom Authority (PTA) in many local newspapers. In this  public notice, PTA directed all those people who send unwanted, fraudulent, SPAM, misleading or illegal calls and text messages to the mobile consumers to stop. PTA has warned these marketers to stop these acts or they will be […]

August 20, 2011 | By | Reply More
Explanation Sought From Government Over Rules of Autonomous Bodies

Explanation Sought From Government Over Rules of Autonomous Bodies

This Monday PAC (Public Accounts Committee) objected to the independence given to different autonomous organizations against the rules of Ministry of Finance. PAC directed the Cabinet to resolve this matter. During the last 10 years, a special committee was formed of PAC-III which was given orders to give more autonomy to regulatory or the independent […]

August 9, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
PTCL Broadband Packages Revised!

PTCL Broadband Packages Revised!

In a latest development at PTCL Broadband, monthly packages have been revised. Packages having bandwidths of 4MB, 6MB and 8MB have also been made limited from unlimited by imposing a restriction of maximum download of 50GB. PTCL student package charges have also been increased. Revision in Student Package: Student package has been revised and per […]

July 31, 2011 | By | 9 Replies More
FBR Automated System Fails : WEBOC performs Worse than PaCCS

FBR Automated System Fails : WEBOC performs Worse than PaCCS

The new launched automated system, named Web Based One Customs (WEBOC) by FBR  at Port Qasim has been met with failure. This automated system was launched so that the port consignments could be cleared automatically but even after 2 weeks around 450 applications are still pending. WEBOC was also launched last year at Pakistan Customs but had […]

July 25, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Telecom Sector Fund of Rs. 45 Billion to go to BISP?

Telecom Sector Fund of Rs. 45 Billion to go to BISP?

Telecom Market has been over taken by a Rumor that Telecom Act 1996 was being amended and funds of Telecom sector will go to Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). According to a report by The News, Finance Ministry has decided to transfer Rs. 45 Billion of Telecom Fund to account of Federal Government. Sources said that […]

July 25, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
ASJ issues Arrest Warrants for Accused in Rs. 134 million Fraud Case

ASJ issues Arrest Warrants for Accused in Rs. 134 million Fraud Case

An arrest warrant was issued of  Zafar, an accused, in the case of printing fake mobile cards that caused a loss of RS. 134 million to the local telecom companies. Additional Sessions Judge Kamran Bashrat Mufti issued the warrant on Wednesday after Zafar did not appear before the court. FIA was directed to arrest the accused.

July 21, 2011 | By | Reply More