vivo V23 5G Impresses Photography Experts

vivo V23 5G Impresses Photography Experts

When experts say, something is good, it really, truly does have potential. So, vivo roped in two well-known photographers of Pakistan, Fahad Hanif and Abrar Khwaja to explore the camera system of its recently launched smartphone — vivo V23 5G. The global smartphone brand has been in the news for the device’s terrific camera and design features which seems to have captured the hearts of smartphone enthusiasts. In an interview with Fahad and Abrar, the photographers revealed their favourite features, shared tips of using the smartphone’s camera to the best…

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Ufone secures its largest syndicated financing of 4G Spectrum & Rollout

Ufone secures its largest syndicated financing of 4G Spectrum & Rollout

Pakistani Telecom Company, Ufone has secured its largest syndicated financing facility jointly led by MCB Bank Limited (MCB) (Agent bank), Allied Bank Limited (ABL), Bank of Punjab (BoP), National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), and United Bank Limited (UBL) to fund the acquisition and rollout of its 4G services across Pakistan. President and Group CEO, PTCL & Ufone, Mr. HatemBamatraf signed the agreement for the syndicated financing of PKR 21 billion at a ceremony held in Islamabad, which was also attended by President, MCB Bank, Mr. Imran Maqbool; Group Head, Corporate Finance…

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PTCL & PAKSAT partner for indigenization & delivery of Satellite Services in Pakistan & region

PTCL & PAKSAT partner for indigenization & delivery of Satellite Services in Pakistan & region

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), national flagship carrier in the country and PAKSAT, the national satellite company have announced the signing of a strategic partnership to develop and deliver state-of-the-art integrated satellite services in addressing the ever-evolving national needs of private and public sector in Pakistan. Major General Amer Nadeem HI(M), Chairman SUPARCO, Sadaquat Liaquat, CEO PAKSAT Int’l Pvt Ltd, Hatem Bamatraf, President & Group CEO PTCL, Zarrar Hasham Khan, Chief Business Services Officer, PTCL, along with key industry leaders and officials from both companies attended the signing ceremony. Under…

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Romaisa Khan, Zulqarnain Sikandar and Bilal Munir – A realmeet with realme C21

Sikandar and Bilal Munir – A realmeet with realme C21

realme – a smartphone brand that has gained impeccable popularity amongst Gen-Zers and has become a name most synonymous with the youth, is set to maintain its reputation with the exciting announcement of their new campaign for realme C21 that would enable fans to meet their favourite online personalities ranging from the world of entertainment to tech. realme is collaborating with Romaisa Khan – actress, model, and TikToker, Bilal Munir – tech YouTuber of VideoWaliSarkar fame and Zulqarnain Sikandar – TikTok star, for the massive campaign“realmeet with realme C21”  that…

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Telenor Pakistan details economic, social achievements in its Sustainability Report 2020

Telenor Pakistan details economic, social achievements in its Sustainability Report 2020

One of the country’s leading telecom operators, Telenor Pakistan, has released its Sustainability Report for 2020. The comprehensive report details the company’s ongoing efforts to digitally transform the society while contributing to the nation’s economic growth. The Sustainability Report showcases Telenor Pakistan’s motivation to lead the country towards digitalisation with innovative and inclusive ICT solutions in areas of banking, agriculture, healthcare, digital skills, and education, to name just a few. Whether it’s battling a global pandemic through relief efforts, championing diversity and inclusion in the workforce, or providing children with…

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Jazz’s long-term credit rating updated to ‘AA’ by PACRA

Jazz’s long-term credit rating updated to ‘AA’ by PACRA

The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA) has upgraded Jazz’s long-term rating to the highest credit quality of ‘AA’ with a stable outlook. The rating depicts the strong financial depth of the company in the industry. This review was conducted by incorporating the company’s business profile and performance with the long-term rating dependent upon the leading market position, healthy revenue growth and profitability, and dynamic financial environment.     An upgrade to its credit rating allows Jazz far-reaching market access to meet the funding pertinent for technology upgrade and 4G network…

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Dutch Telecom gaint VEON acquires Jazz Pakistan for $273mn

Dutch Telecom gaint VEON acquires Jazz for $273mn

Dutch telecom giant, VEON Ltd, a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, has successfully concluded the acquisition of the 15 percent minority stake in PMCL, the operating company of Pakistan’s leading mobile operator, Jazz, from the Dhabi Group for $ 273 million. It is pertinent to mention that Dhabi Group is a UAE-based investment holding company with major business interests in financial services, hospitality industry, energy, IT and telecom, real estate agriculture etc. According to the statement, this transaction follows the Dhabi Group’s exercise of its put option…

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Huawei reaffirms cybersecurity commitment and agreements on data openness and transparency

Huawei reaffirms cybersecurity commitment and agreements on data openness and transparency

On the sidelines of this week’s Milipol Qatar summit, the President of Huawei Middle East reaffirmed the company’s commitment to supporting digital transformation across the Middle East by building stronger ICT ecosystems supported by cooperative cybersecurity mitigation programs. This ecosystem will ultimately contribute to the realization of national development visions over the coming years. When it comes to 5G in particular, Huawei has noted that the GCC countries have been among the world’s first wave of 5G deployments, now becoming a reference point for global commercial use. These investments will demonstrate their…

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Zong to Power Kohlu, Balochistan with Best-In-Class 4G Services

Zong to Power Kohlu, Balochistan with Best-In-Class 4G Services

Pakistan’s digital transformation frontrunner, Zong 4G, has launched its most advanced and unrivalled 4G services in Kohlu, Balochistan. The initiative is in line with Zong’s tireless pursuit of connecting and empowering the marginalized in the remote areas of the country. The Kohlu district of Balochistan is home to over 200,000 people who have very little to no access to internet connectivity. Being the most reliable and fastest-growing 4G service of Pakistan, Zong has launched 4G services in Kohlu to give the district’s unconnected population access to its blazing fast 4G…

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PTA conducted an independent QoS survey of GT Road and Indus Highway

PTA conducted an independent QoS survey of GT Road and Indus Highway

PTA has conducted an independent Quality of Service (QoS) survey of GT Road (Lahore to Peshawar) and Indus Highway (Peshawar to Karachi) from 22nd to 24th February, 2021, to measure the performance of Cellular Mobile Operators (CMOs) in terms of mobile coverage, service availability and its quality. The survey results reveal that good 3G coverage is available throughout GT Road, whereas Indus Highway has adequate 3G coverage with patchy 4G coverage. Overall, satisfactory voice, SMS and data services are available on both the highways. However, few anomalies have been observed in voice…

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Realme promises to promote a trendier lifestyle for its young audience with its cutting-edge smartphones AIoT products

Realme promises to promote a trendier lifestyle for its young audience with its cutting-edge smartphones AIoT products

With the ‘Dare to Leap’ vision realme has come forward as the fastest-growing smartphone brand in Pakistan. The youth brand has been providing not just smartphones, but also trendy AIoT and Category N products to promote an easier and trendier lifestyle of its young audience. It had the same strategy for realme 7 pro and 7i to come along with smartwatches, air buds, and other smart lifestyle products.  Each device and gadget from the brand has been unique and trendy. realme 7 Pro came as the first 65W SuperDart Charging phone that…

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Zong Brings International Roaming Bundle For UAE

Continuing its leadership in the international roaming (IR) domain, Pakistan’s leading cellular and digital services provider, Zong 4G, has now introduced an unbeatable IR bundle for the UAE.The UAE IR Bundle gives Zong users 250 SMSs, 250 Minutes, and 2GB of Data, at an affordable price of PKR 2,999 + tax only. The validity for this offer is 7 days and all Zong prepaid customers can avail of this offer. The bundle can be activated by dialing *4255# or  Viahttps://www.zong.com.pk/onlineshop/ir-bundles As a customer-centric company, Zong 4G has a deep understanding…

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TECNO brightens the day for Lahore with its fun-filled #TECNOPhotoWalk

The most happening event right now, #TECNOPhotoWalk has finally reached Lahore. TECNO started this Photowalk campaign last month, covering major cities in Pakistan. After the success of the first two destinations, Islamabad and Karachi,#TECNOPhotoWalk has come to the city of gardens, Lahore. The event was conducted with great zeal and became successful with the participation of TECNO’s euphoric fans. The New York Times recently included our beloved Lahore in its list for “52 places to love in 2021”. They added you should plan a trip to the city of gardens…

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Huawei Opens 6th Research Institute in France – Focuses on Mathematics and Computing 

Huawei Opens 6th Research Institute in France - Focuses on Mathematics and Computing 

Huawei Technologies  opened research centre dedicated to fundamental research in mathematics and computing. Named after the Franco-Italian mathematician Joseph-Louis Lagrange, the new centre located in central Paris is the company’s sixth research centre in France.   “The new centre is dedicated to fundamental research in mathematics and computation. The previous five research centres that Huawei had set up in France since 2013 focus mainly on applied research in areas such as wireless communications, artificial intelligence, design, image processing and sensors.   In a video message, William Xu, Huawei’s Director of…

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HUAWEI MatePad T 8 Goes on Sale With Unrivalled,Affordable Performance

HUAWEI MatePad T 8 Goes on Sale With Unrivalled,Affordable Performance

The consumer technology threshold stands revolutionized today. While Huawei is leading the charge from the front, it has once again extended its 1 + 8 + N product strategy in Pakistan. This time, by introducing a tablet that packs power, performance, a Full View display and long-lasting battery life – all in a compact offering. Usually brands are racing to produce tablets at cheaper and cheaper prices, often compromising on the performance. With the newly launched HUAWEI MatePad T 8 however, Huawei has crafted an affordable tablet which does not…

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Foree  Gets Payments License  From  State Bank  Of  Pakistan

Foree  Gets Payments License  From  State Bank  Of  Pakistan

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has granted permission to Foree to provide payment services in Pakistan. Foree is a mobile payment platform which enables users to pay anyone using QR Code, Mobile Number, CNIC Number, Email Address, Twitter handle, Facebook or Foree Address (a virtual payment address). It is a universal, low cost digital payment platform for businesses, enabling even the smallest merchant to start accepting digital payments in a cost effective manner without the need for any expensive POS machines.   The Founder and CEO of Foree, Saleem…

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