Telenor launches Pakistan’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station

KARACHI: Getting closer to its network virtualisation goals, Telenor Pakistan has launched the country’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS) on its newly launched in-house...

Telenor stops deducting withholding tax in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD: Telecommunication company Telenor has informed its subscribers through SMS that the deduction of withholding tax in Gilgit-Baltistan will be stopped from January 15. The decision...

PM inaugurates incubator for KP startups

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and LMKT, an award-winning full-service technology company based out of Islamabad, announced the formal inauguration of National Incubation...

Over Rs10 billion broadband projects launched in remote areas: PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: The Universal Service Funds (USF) has awarded more than Rs10 billion Broadband Sustainable Projects to various operators to ensure telecom services in under-served...

Cabinet Division declares orders issued by PTA as unlawful

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Division has declared the orders so far taken by senior officials of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) as illegal after the expiry...

Government, Etisalat may find middle ground to resolve $800mn dues controversy

ISLAMABAD: Resumption of talks between the government of Pakistan (GoP) and Dubai-based Etisalat may lead to resolving the much-awaited $ 800 million outstanding dues...

Pakistan mobile broadband users increase drastically

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has seen a dramatic increase in mobile broadband penetration over the past five years as mobile broadband subscribers have reached 50 billion...

Etisalat threatens government against allowing SCO from operating commercially

ISLAMABAD: Owner of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL), Etisalat cautioned the government of Pakistan (GoP) from granting Special Communication Organization (SCO) a licence to operate...

Mobile phone importers face crunch, as duties bite into sales

KARACHI: Major price increases have been witnessed in the price of mobile phones, as rupee’s recent depreciation and governments decision to crackdown on smuggling...

Mobile phone imports increase 14.94 percent during July-November 2017

ISLAMABAD: Import of mobile phones in to the country during first five months of current fiscal year increased by 14.94 per cent as compared...

80pc of network to be shifted to 4G: Telenor CEO

ISLAMABAD: Telenor has so far invested more than US $ 3.5 billion Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to expand its network and provide modern telecom...

Careem set to expand operations to 30 new cities in Pakistan

LAHORE: Popular ride-hailing service Careem which operates in more than 10 cities in Pakistan intends to expand its operations to 30 new cities within...

Pakistan has fastest mobile internet speeds in South Asia: Ookla

LAHORE: Ookla, a global speed internet test index which owns Speedtest.com has rated Pakistan among the fastest in terms of average mobile broadband speed...

PTA actively pursuing broader targets for telecom services development

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) – dynamically engaged in changing telecom landscape of Pakistan – has tackled every new challenge with determination, keeping interest...

Telecom imports increase by 19.03pc

ISLAMABAD: Telecom imports into the country increased by 19.03 per cent during the first quarter of current fiscal year (July-September) as compared to the...

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