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World needs Huawei’s ‘advanced’ technology, founder of Chinese telecom giant says

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Merkel sets out condition for Huawei’s participation in 5G network

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Edotco planning to invest $250 million in Pakistan over next five years

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FBR launches mechanism for paying duties and taxes online for unregistered mobile phones

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Advancement of ICT led development, a priority for the government

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Mini-budget to have negative revenue impact of Rs6.8 billion during remainder of FY18-19

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