Islamabad (PAKISTAN) Mobilink has partnered with Developments in Literacy (DIL) to set up a Computer Lab at the DIL Model School in the Khuda ki Basti community in Kala Shah Kaku near Sheikhupura. As part of the partnership, DIL will provide the IT curriculum and teacher training, and Mobilink hasRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) Following PTA’s recent recognition of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) as Pakistan’s best Broadband Internet service provider in 2011, the telecom giant has now won the 2012 Consumer Choice Award as the ‘Best Wireless Broadband’ Internet service provider. Organized last week by the Consumers Association of Pakistan’s (CAP)Read More →

A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable approaches to information and communication technology (ICT) kicked off today, bringing developers from around the world together in a ‘frenetic’ race of programming. Organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the two-day Green ICT Hackathon opened today in Barcelona asRead More →

Islamabad (PAKISTAN)  Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media, telecommunications and convergence technologies, has launched Samsung Galaxy-Y Duos (S-6102) smartphone. This is yet another innovative smartphone, customized to suit the communication needs and budget of the youth, while offering the Android Gingerbread experience along with a Dual SIMRead More →

Delhi (INDIA) Two foreign telecommunication companies have decided to close down their Indian operations after the Supreme Court canceled their licenses following a corruption probe. The cancellations have led to uncertainty among foreign investors, but many analysts feel India’s telecommunication sector still offers potential. Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat says it isRead More →

ISLAMABAD: (PAKISTAN) Proposing Pakistan Vision 2015, the expert underscored that adoption of ICT technologies into development process and governance can dramatically bridge the widening development gap on a fast track pace. The country has failed to turn the opportunity of exceptional technological advancement into socio-economic development in society especially forRead More →

LAHORE (PAKISTAN) Youth-based cellular brand Glow by Warid has announced an exciting campaign, ‘Dosti Ke Rung’, celebrating its core ideology of providing youth entertainment and value. Glow’s ‘Dosti Ke Rung’ movement is based on the premise of providing groups of friends with an opportunity to come and enjoy its uniquelyRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) CEO & President, Walid Irshaid, has said that the Company is on a growth trajectory not only because of its innovative products and services, but also because of its talented sales force. “Success in life comes from one simple thing: taking ownership ofRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN) The Prime Minister said that introduction ofshould enhance outreach of the connectivity facilities at an affordable price to the consumers. In the meeting, the progress regarding the auction of the 3G spectrum was discussed in detail and it was emphasized that the due bidding should take precedence overRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN ) Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani directed the Telecom authorities to set up IT centers at each Union Council level, fully equipped with latest technology, ensuring the efficient and effective connectivity both domestic and overseas to the people of the region. This he said while presiding overRead More →

ISLAMABAD(PAKISTAN) Frequency Spectrum is a scarce & highly expensive national resource and under Telecom (Re-Organization) Act 1996, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has to ensure that the rights of the licenses and telecom users are duly protected. Therefore, PTA carries out extensive field surveys to identify illegal/unauthorized users of frequency spectrumRead More →