Huawei announced its business results for the first half of 2020 today. The company generated CNY454 billion in revenue during this period, a 13.1% increase year-on-year, with a net profit margin of 9.2%. Huawei’s carrier, enterprise, and consumer businesses achieved CNY159.6 billion, CNY36.3 billion, and CNY255.8 billion in revenue, respectively. As countries around the globe are grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, information and communications technologies (ICT) have become not only a crucial tool for combatting the virus, but also an engine for economic recovery. Huawei reiterated its commitment to working with... Read More.
Reckitt Benckiser (RB), the makers of leading health and hygiene brands including Dettol, Harpic, and Robin Bleach, has recently announced a collaboration with the Government’s front line organization, NDMA (NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY), to conduct disinfection drives across major high traffic public places in a bid to further their efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The disinfection drives will be held by the organization in frontline public places with high exposure including public hospitals, bus stops and railway stations in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. To maintain the effectiveness of... Read More.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Telenor has stood by Pakistan, and is living up to its purpose of connecting people to what matters most, and now committing to more. As the current situation does not warrant business as usual, Telenor Pakistan and Telenor Microfinance Bankhave gone over and beyond and pledged PKR 1.6 billion, in cash and kind, towards COVID-19 relief efforts. The in-kind contribution has commencedthrough provision of subsidised and free services and offers and add-ons for telecom and banking consumers. As the entire country has been swept with... Read More.