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Pakistan restricts access to social media platforms

Published 16 Apr 2021 14:49 CET | Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan has announced that social media platforms have been temporarily suspended in the country in line with a directive of the relevant authority. The Pakistani ...

Pakistan launches blocking system for lost, stolen mobile phones

Published 13 Apr 2021 10:30 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a new automated Lost & Stolen Device System (LSDS) for blocking lost or stolen mobile phones. Complainants can now ...

PTCL revenue grows 7%, profit jumps more than 42% in Q1

Published 13 Apr 2021 10:11 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) saw its revenue increase by 7 percent to PKR 18.9 billion in the quarter ended 31 March 2021, for the first time since the ...

Telenor Pakistan offers digital skill training for 1,100 women

Published 09 Apr 2021 08:21 CET | Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan reports it has trained 1,100 women as part of the World Bank's Girls Learn Women Earn (GLWE) initiative. As part of the programme, 1,100 women were trained ...

Jazz picks Muller & Phipps as distributor of Jazz Digit 4G smart feature phones

Published 09 Apr 2021 07:59 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani mobile operator Jazz has selected Muller & Phipps (M&P) Pakistan as official distributor of Jazz Digit 4G smart feature phones. The devices are available for a ...

PTA launches Computer Emergency Readiness Team portal for telecom industry

Published 07 Apr 2021 13:29 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) / Coordination Center Portal for the local telecom sector. PTA has ...

Pakistan hits 100 million broadband subscribers milestone

Published 07 Apr 2021 13:21 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan reached 100 million broadband subscribers, according to a report from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Back in 2012, Pakistan had less than 2 million ...

Pakistan unblocks access to TikTok app

Published 07 Apr 2021 12:45 CET | Pakistan

Following orders of the Peshawar High Court, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued directions to service providers to unblock access to the TikTok App. ...

Zong 4G offers bundle discounts on My Zong App

Published 07 Apr 2021 08:03 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani mobile operator Zong 4G is offering exclusive discounts on bundles along with new offers on My Zong App. Zong's weekly and monthly bundles are now available at a ...

Zong 4G launches 'Let's Get Digital' ad campaign for Pakistani youth

Published 29 Mar 2021 17:24 CET | Pakistan

Zong 4G has introduced its 'Lets Get Digital' campaign in Pakistan. The TV campaign features local singer Atif Aslam and showcases how Zong 4G can enable Pakistan's ...

Zong 4G hits 40 million customers milestone in Pakistan

Published 29 Mar 2021 17:17 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani mobile operator Zong 4G has announced it has reached 40 million customers. Zong ended September 2020 with 37 million customers. Zong 4G also reports it currently ...

Infinix, Zong 4G launch data bundles, offer 12GB bonus data on Infinix smartphone purchases

Published 26 Mar 2021 07:54 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani smartphone brand Infinix has teamed up with domestic operator Zong 4G, to bring data bundle offers for Infinix users in the country. Infinix and Zong will also ...

Veon acquires 15% stake in PMCL, gains full ownership of Jazz

Published 23 Mar 2021 11:56 CET | Pakistan

Veon has completed the acquisition of a 15 percent minority stake in PMCL, the operating company of Pakistani mobile operator Jazz, from Dhabi Group for USD 273 million. This ...

Zong expands 4G services to Kohlu, Balochistan

Published 22 Mar 2021 12:33 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani operator Zong 4G has launched its 4G services in Kohlu, Balochistan. The Kohlu district of Balochistan is home to over 200,000 people with very little to no access ...

TikTok banned again in Pakistan over inappropriate content

Published 16 Mar 2021 09:02 CET | Pakistan

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has ordered a ban on the TikTok app. The regulator said it issued directions to the service providers to immediately block access to ...

Zong implements Smart 8T8R with Huawei

Published 15 Mar 2021 18:25 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani mobile operator Zong has implemented the Smart 8T8R platform in collaboration with Huawei. The implementation was done on Zong's existing 4T4R network, which was ...

PTCL, NdcTech to offer cloud-based banking services in Pakistan

Published 11 Mar 2021 08:44 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has teamed up with NdcTech, a regional partner of Temenos, to offer banking services on cloud on the local market. Under the ...

Infinix launches Punjab Police - Women Safety App in Pakistan

Published 10 Mar 2021 09:48 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani smartphone brand Infinix has temed up with the Punjab Safe Cities Authority, Government of the Punjab to launch Punjab Police - Women Safety App. The app is ...

Mobile device manufacturers open 33 local assembly plants in Pakistan

Published 09 Mar 2021 10:25 CET | Pakistan

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) reports that the implementation of the Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) in 2019 has resulted in ...

PTCL to provide data center hosting services for United Bank primary site

Published 05 Mar 2021 08:12 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has signed a partnership agreement with United Bank Limited (UBL). Under the terms of the deal, PTCL's data center in ...

JazzCash, Haball partner on digitized supplier payment services

Published 03 Mar 2021 18:26 CET | Pakistan

Pakistani mobile operator Jazz's digital financial services platform JazzCash, has partnered with Haball, to digitize its supply chain payments. JazzCash and Haball plan to ...

PTCL adds Balochi regional language to customer support service

Published 03 Mar 2021 06:51 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has introduced the Balochi local dialect to its Customer Support Services. PTCL had also recently added the Sindhi language ...

Pakistan adds nearly 2 million mobile subscribers in January

Published 02 Mar 2021 08:49 CET | Pakistan

Pakistan's mobile subscriber base jumped to 177.61 million in January 2021, from 175.62 million subscribers in December 2020, according to the Pakistan Telecommunications ...

Huawei Pay goes live in Pakistan

Published 24 Feb 2021 14:07 CET | Pakistan

Huawei Technologies has introduced its online transaction service dubbed Huawei Pay in Pakistan. Service users will be able to make payments via Huawei devices. Huawei ...

Jazz develops Digital Verification, Validation system for Punjab Skills Development Fund

Published 22 Feb 2021 08:58 CET | Pakistan

The Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) has launched a Digital Verification and Validation (DVV) system deployed by Jazz to offer a digitalized attendance system and ...

 

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