FIA fails to obtain record from Customs Intelligence in mobile phones embezzlement case

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has failed to obtain the record from Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation in a case pertaining...

Pakistan to get faster, reliable internet as China backed submarine cable to start operations...

LAHORE: Pakistan internet backhaul is expected to receive a significant boost with the addition of an upcoming submarine cable called PEACE cable with landing...

PTCL posts Rs30bn revenue for first quarter of 2018, up 4pc YoY

MULTAN: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, at its Board of Directors meeting held on...

Sprint restarts merger talks with T-Mobile US

WASHINGTON: Sprint Corp has restarted talks to merge with T-Mobile US Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the latest effort to...

No additional tax to be imposed on telecom sector: Haroon Akhtar

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue Haroon Akhtar Khan has said that no additional tax will be imposed on the telecom sector as...

Internet, mobile banking witness astounding growth during 2nd quarter FY 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: A remarkable growth of internet and mobile banking has been witnessed as banking services through advanced and convenient channels continue to grow. Electronic banking transactions posted a double-digit growth in...

Telecom sector continues growth as mobile broadband users reach 51 mn

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has seen a dramatic increase in the usage of mobile broadband as mobile broadband subscribers have reached a total of 51 million...

Telecom service providers are development partners of govt: minister

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that the telecommunication service providers are development partners of the provincial government as well...

Imports of mobile phones rise 14.51pc in 8 months

ISLAMABAD: Imports of mobile phones in the country during the first eight months of fiscal year 2017-18 increased by 14.51 per cent as compared...

3G/4G users cross 51million mark

ISLAMABAD: The number of 3G and 4G users in the country has reached 51.248 million at the end of February 2018, showing a reasonable...

Best Buy cuts ties with China’s Huawei

HONG KONG: Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, will cut ties with China’s Huawei Technologies, a person familiar with the matter said,...

Telco’s demand decrease, restoration of tax exemptions in upcoming budget

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s five renowned telecom companies have jointly approached the Ministry of Finance for streamlining of taxes and duties in the upcoming budget for...

Mobile phone imports reach $526.036mn in eight months

ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone imports in the country have witnessed a growth of 14.51 per cent in the first eight months (July-February) of 2017-18 as...

Telecom sector grows at rapid pace in four years

ISLAMABAD: Growth momentum of the telecommunications sector in the country has grown at a rapid pace and undergone an impressive transformation over the last...

Huawei, postmodern China in microcosm

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