Latest Telecoms News about Pakistan

Pakistan's underbanked get evolved mobile money services from Easypaisa and Ericsson

  Pakistan has an estimated population of 199 million, with approximately 60 percent of people living on under USD 2 a day and only 15 percent reported to have a bank account....

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BlackBerry Pulls Out of Pakistan

  BlackBerry has announced that it will be pulling out of the Pakistan market, citing restrictions imposed by the government....

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Pakistan Mobile Networks Announce Merger Deal

  Two of Pakistan's mobile networks, Mobilink and Warid are to merge, creating a single network operator with around 45 million customers. ...

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4G Rollout Spurs 124% Increase in Pakistan's Smartphone Shipments

  Shipments of smartphones in Pakistan increased by a massive 124% year on year during the first quarter of 2015, with shipments up 21% when compared with the previous three-month period. ...

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PTCL Accused of Tax Avoidance on Huawei Imports

  The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is being accused of avoiding import taxes on Huawei supplied equipment, according to local customs inspectors....

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Free internet for basic phone users

  Pakistan's Mobilink is offering upto 10MB of free mobile data downloads for users of mobile phones with the Opera mobile web browser installed....

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YouTube in Pakistan To Stay Blocked 'Indefinitely'

  Officials in Pakistan say the country's ban on YouTube is set to remain in place \"indefinitely.\"...

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Warid Telecom Launches LTE Service

  Pakistan's Warid Telecom has announced the official launch of its LTE service, ...

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Afghan SIM cards blocked in Pakistan

  The ban on roaming services for Afghan SIM cards will enable Pakistani security forces to fight militants more effectively, officials say....

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Ericsson Wins Pakistan LTE Rollout Contract

  Pakistan's Warid Telecom has awarded a LTE network rollout contract to Ericsson....

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