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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.