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The 'Nokia Dual Sim Mobile Phone' Phenomenon

The 'Nokia Dual Sim Mobile Phone' Phenomenon

Dual Sim mobiles have really got a wide market in Pakistan now. People are going for more and more dual sim mobiles now and want to know more about them too. I will also share here that on this website, the keyword that gets the most traffic is ‘Nokia dual sim mobiles in Pakistan’. Seeing the interest I decided to write an article about this phenomenon and share some interesting info with my readers.

July 17, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
LDI Operators not Happy with PTA over illegal Exchanges

LDI Operators not Happy with PTA over illegal Exchanges

Pakistan has seen a decrease in international call charges in the past few years. The major decrease has been a result of the illegal exchanges that have been damaging the revenues of the licensed operators. Association of Telecom Long Distance Operators (ALTO) is of opinion that the local operators also have a tough time because Pakistan […]

July 16, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Pakistan tops LINREasia's TRE Survey!

Pakistan tops LINREasia's TRE Survey!

The recent Telecom Regulatory Environment (TRE) Survey conducted by LIRNEasia showed an improvement in TRE in Pakistan since 2008. India and Indonesia also showed improvement while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Philippines showed decline in performance. Thailand showed no significant improvement than last year.

July 16, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
"Social Innovative Fund" For P@SHA Launched

"Social Innovative Fund" For P@SHA Launched

“Social Innovative Fund” of Rs. 20 million was inaugurated today by Chairman PTA, Dr. M Yaseen. It has been established for Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT and ITES. The inaugural ceremony was held today (Thursday) at Islamabad in PTA Headquarters.

July 14, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Fake Mobile Scratch Cards Cause Rs 134m loss to Telecom Companies

Fake Mobile Scratch Cards Cause Rs 134m loss to Telecom Companies

Apart from other crimes taking place in Pakistan, the fraud and theft cases in the Telecommunication industry witnessed in the recent past are gaining roots day by day. Recently it is revealed that many fake mobile cards of different companies were made by some criminals which resulted in a total loss of Rs 134 million to various mobile companies in Pakistan.

July 14, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Accounts of Defaulting Telecom Firms to be Seized : NA Body

Accounts of Defaulting Telecom Firms to be Seized : NA Body

In a latest advancement the National Assembly’s standing committee on IT and Telecom has voiced its concern over the problem of recovering of payments that are due by telecom companies.

July 8, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
LDI Operators Filed A Case Against Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

LDI Operators Filed A Case Against Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

Long Distance and International (LDI) operators are the source of international dialing and contribute a certain amount in Pakistan’s economy. Few months back the issue of illegal exchanges had been raised and Pakistan telecommunication authority had given suggestions for controlling illegal gateway exchanges and all LDI operators showed contentment over it.

July 1, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Government To Develop and Promote IT In Pakistan

Government To Develop and Promote IT In Pakistan

Pakistan till now having a strong information technology setup and work is going on in this industry very rapidly. There are five cellular operators currently working are Mobilink, Telenor, Warid, Ufone and Zong. Not only this the broadband provision has also developed and the broadband companies include Wateen, Wi-Tribe, Qubee and PTCL. So it will not be wrong if we say Pakistan is moving with a great pace in IT sector.

June 29, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Local Language Contents Should Be Introduced On Internet

Local Language Contents Should Be Introduced On Internet

Internet is an advanced form of communication and one can use certain ways for online communication. The main and international language on internet is English and one cannot deny its importance but on the other hand every country or society has its own right to add local content on internet in local language.

June 27, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Ufone & Mobilink Will Deduct 1.1% Maintenance Charges From 1st July, 2011

Ufone & Mobilink Will Deduct 1.1% Maintenance Charges From 1st July, 2011

Ufone and Mobilink are the leading telecom operators and people of Pakistan are facing many taxes on every buying and recharging. Taxes and charges are directly implemented on the consumers and no one bothers about them. Telecom operators are working as per their routine and they don’t raise their voice for reducing of taxes and we have not seen any retaliation from them till now.

June 27, 2011 | By | 7 Replies More