Customs duty exemption on imported phones removed

ISLAMABAD: The customs duty exemption that was previously available on bringing one imported phone to Pakistan has been removed, as...

Zong becomes first telco to conduct successful 5G trials in Pakistan

China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak), popularly known as Zong, has successfully conducted 5G trials in Pakistan, a press release issued by the company...

Huawei phones lose access to install Google’s apps

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s newly launched Mate 30 devices have lost their access to manually install Google’s Android apps, Bloomberg reported. According to...

Jazz refutes AGP’s report, says Warid merger legal

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Jazz), in its clarification regarding the Auditor General of Pakistan's report that questioned the merger of Warid...

Huawei applies to trademark its own operating system after US ban

LIMA/SHANGHAI: China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a...

Moody’s finds telco regulations in Pakistan politicised, unpredictable

The Investor Service of Moody's Corporation – a financial services company – in its latest report about telcos said that regulations in...

Apple’s new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia

HANGZHOU: Apple Inc's new, lower-priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed...

edotco charts next phase of digital growth for Pakistan

Malaysian company signs agreements with Jazz, Telenor and Zong 4G Aims to boost connectivity capabilities in Pakistan via shared telecommunication towers, efficient...

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

Huawei has said it was prepared for the U.S. action and vowed to work around any disruptions. But some customers at stores in Europe and Asia have told Reuters that they are reluctant to buy Huawei phones in the face of uncertainties

‘Telenor, SCOM providing 4G services in GB unlawfully’

ISLAMABAD: The military-run Special Communications Organisation (SCO) and private telecom giant Telenor are providing 4G internet services in Gilgit-Baltistan "without obtaining licences through...

Strong smartphone sales raise hopes of Samsung turnaround

SEOUL: Strong sales of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 10 smartphone series are limiting forecast profit falls at the South Korean tech giant, raising...

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won’t ditch Android for smartphones

HONG KONG: Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as US trade restrictions imposed in May...

Apple offers $1m reward to researchers who find iPhone security flaws

LAS VEGAS: Apple Inc is offering cybersecurity researchers up to $1 million to detect flaws in iPhones, the largest reward offered by a...

Europe’s 5G to cost $62bn more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos

PARIS: A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G...

PTA asks Zong to take down 5G advertisements

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has communicated to Zong to withdraw any advertisements that may mislead the public regarding availability of commercial...