Telecom

Pakistan becomes first South Asian country to achieve G4 rank

Pakistan has become the first South Asian country to be ranked as 4th Generation Regulator (G4) by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). According...
Apple-iPhone

Without fanfare, Apple launches new iPhone for the budget-minded

Apple on Wednesday unveiled a new entry-level iPhone in a launch without fanfare, aiming to appeal to consumers facing a suddenly bleaker...
Mobile phones import

Local assembling of mobile phones inflicts Rs7.6bn loss in 13 months

ISLAMABAD: The assembling of mobile phone sets in the country has caused approximately Rs7.6 billion loss to the national exchequer in the...
redmi-note-8-pro-bottom-weibo

Xiaomi rolls out Android 10 update for Pakistani users

ISLAMABAD: Chinese electronics company Xiaomi started rolling out the Android 10 update for its Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone in Pakistan. Two days...

Huawei plans first European 5G factory in France to ease Western concerns

PARIS: Huawei will build its first European manufacturing plant in France, the chairman said on Thursday, as the Chinese telecom giant seeks...

Jazz’s revenue grows by 14pc in FY19

ISLAMABAD: The revenues of Veon, the parent company of Jazz, have been grown by 14.1 per cent after adjustments of negative tax...

Huawei rolls out 5G phone and flags first Hongmeng device

HONG KONG: Huawei Technologies on Friday released its first 5G phone in China and said it would soon launch smart TVs equipped with...

Samsung’s delayed Galaxy Fold now ready for Sept launch

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale from September in selected markets after the launch...

Senate body calls for legislation to resolve expats’ mobile registration issues

ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications Chairperson Rubina Khalid on Wednesday stressed the need to formulate policy through...

Huawei’s $105bn business at stake after US broadside

Trump administration says it will add Huawei Technologies and 70 affiliates to its 'Entity List' HONG KONG/BEIJING: The latest US broadside against Huawei...

Telcos decide to move court for clarification on licence renewal terms

'With just a couple of weeks remaining, telcos still remain clueless about the govt's licence renewal policy' Jazz and Telenor have decided...

SC restores taxes on cellular top-up

CJP says apex court will not intervene in public revenue and tax collection propositions ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the restoration...

World’s first 5G phone released in South Korea

--South Korea has also become first country to launch nationwide 5G services SEOUL: Telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10...

Huawei breaks price ceiling with $2,600 folding 5G smartphone

BARCELONA: Huawei Technologies unveiled a $2,600 folding smartphone on Sunday which it said was primed for next generation 5G mobile connections, even...

China’s Xiaomi unveils 5G smartphone

BARCELONA: China’s Xiaomi, the world’s fourth-largest smartphone maker, unveiled a smartphone on Sunday that will be able to take advantage of new...