Finance Bill 2019: Duty exemption on foreign bandwidth services withdrawn

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that telecom services provided in Islamabad Capital Territory are subject to Federal Excise Duty (FED) under the Federal Excise Act, 2005. Read more »

FBR advised to allow tax adjustment on telecom services

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to allow adjustment of withholding tax on services provided telecom sector. Read more »

Ufone wins silver trophy at Effie Awards

KARACHI: Ufone has been awarded with a prestigious silver trophy at the Effie Pakistan Awards 2019, in the category of ‘Sustained Success’ for its Super Card Communication Campaigns. Read more »

PTCL offers 40 percent discount on all new connections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has offered 40 percent discount on installation charges on all new connections for a limited time period only, a statement said on Wednesday. Read more »

Jazz, Enfrashare partner to accelerate telecom infrastructure

KARACHI: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, and Enfrashare (Private) Limited have signed an agreement to accelerate growth in telecommunications infrastructure. This partnership will propel Jazz in strategically expanding its digital infrastructure... Read more »

FBR updates procedure for mobile device registration

ISLAMABAD: Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) is a system designed to identify non-compliant devices operating on local mobile networks. Read more »

Deduction of withholding tax on phone cards begins

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started collecting withholding tax on phone cards on Friday following the judgment of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP). Read more »

Engro Corp announces Rs7.5 billion investment in telecom infrastructure

KARACHI: Pakistan’s premier conglomerate, Engro Corporation, has announced investment in telecom infrastructure. Read more »

PTCL upgrades network services in seven cities

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has transformed 13 more exchanges in 7 cities as part of its Network Transformation Project (NTP). Read more »

PTCL, Zong 4G collaborate for network expansion in remote areas

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Zong 4G have entered into a strategic partnership for network expansion in remote and far-flung areas of the country. Read more »

Clearance of mobile phones: Customs valuation of 234 brands, models issued

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs has issued valuation of 234 different brands and models of mobile phones for the purpose of determination of duty and taxes at clearance stage. Read more »

SBP to expedite payment license issuance to FinTech companies

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will expedite issuance of payment licenses to FinTech companies in order to accelerate financial inclusion program. Read more »