ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) Cellular mobile operators opposed a state-run telecom firm’s move to acquire a licence for operation beyond its designated northern territories without participation in the modern technologies’ auctions, The News reported on Sunday. The telecom operators, in a letter sent to the state minister for informationRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) The Digital Rights Foundation (DRF)  released Telecoms Privacy & Data Protection Policies in Pakistan, a study that focuses on the privacy policies of major cellular telecommunications companies operating in in the country. For the study, DRF developed scorecards rating the privacy and data protection policies ofRead More →

AMSTERDAM/ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) VimpelCom, Global Telecom Holding (GTH), together with Warid Telecom Pakistan and Bank Alfalah (Dhabi Group shareholders), today received the approvals from Islamabad High Court to merge Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited (Mobilink) and Warid Telecom (Warid). Earlier this year Mobilink and Warid had received approvals fromRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) Mobilink today appointed Anjum Rahman as its Director Communication and Sustainability, we have checked with sources. Anjum will be replacing Omar Manzur, who left for a role at VimpelCom earlier in November 2016. Mobilink sources confirmed the appointment and said that Anjum will be assuming her roleRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT) Samsung has engaged Jazz -Mobilink – Jazz as its operating-partner to introduce Samsung ‘Knox’ in Pakistan. ‘Knox’ is a defense-grade security platform, and mobile-device management system, which is built into Samsung’s latest products, to protect confidential data and sensitive applications. Samsung’s award-winning enterprise solutions empower youRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) has become the first microfinance bank in Pakistan to launch Internet Banking for its customers. With TPS as its trusted technology partner for this digital banking feature, the bank is enabling its customers to process key financial and non-financial transactionsRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Mobilink is targeting the agriculture sector of Pakistan with the launch of its service ‘Ba KhabarKissan’. The App based service utilizing interactive voice response technology will provide farmers information and services related to agriculture  such as optimized cultivation methods, modern farming techniques, health education forRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( ABRAR MUSTAFA ) With Mobilink and Warid finalizing their merger, all preparation is set for release of employees under Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS). Mobilink will be releasing 55% employees whereas 35% will be released from Warid Telecom. Mobilink management has already announced a Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) forRead More →