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PTA reports massive dip in new mobile phone subscribers for July 2017

Islamabad: Data available from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has revealed a massive dip in mobile phone subscribers was reported for July 2017. Only 24,000 users...

Dawood Hercules set to acquire Jazz’s tower business for $940 million

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Axiata nearing deal to acquire Veon’s Pakistan tower business for $1 billion: Bloomberg

Lahore: Bloomberg has reported that Malaysia’s biggest mobile operator Axiata Group is negotiating with Veon Limited to acquire its wireless towers business in Pakistan. The...

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Telecom sector profit repatriation to headquarters reach $177m for FY 2016-17

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SCO’s request to operate telecom services across the country rejected

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PTA formulates new regulations to stop use of unregistered cell phones, devices

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Telecom imports declined 0.38pc during FY 2016-17

Islamabad: Pakistan imported telecom products worth $1,355,891 million during the fiscal year 2016-17, showing a nominal decline of 0.38 percent when compared to the...

Ufone salutes spirit of Pakistani citizens on 70th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD Ufone is marking Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day by celebrating the spirit and people of Pakistan. Ufone employees held an Independence Day event for employees...

Tax Directory 2016: HBL, MCB top tax payers list

Islamabad: The tax directory prepared by the Federal Board of Revenue for 2016 and released by the Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Friday, shed...

Total broadband subscribers including 3G and 4G touched 44.608m in June

Islamabad: Total broadband subscribers, including for 3G and 4G services, have crossed around the 44.608 million mark in the country, registering a reasonable growth...

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