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 »

PTCL’s revenue grows by 11 percent in first quarter

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) on Wednesday announced group’s revenue growth by 11 percent for first quarter ended March 2019. Read more »

SRB suspends registration of IT firm for unrealistic input tax adjustment

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) has suspended sales tax registration of an information technology (IT) firm for unrealistic adjustment of input tax adjustment. Read more »

Adil Rashid appointed as CEO Wateen Telecom

KARACHI: Wateen Telecom Board of Directors announced today that Adil Rashid has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective April 22 and he will replace Rizwan Tiwana, who has... Read more »

PTCL facilitates payment for Netflix subscription

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has facilitated its customers for pay subscription of Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, in their monthly broadband bills. Read more »

PTCL signs agreement for clean, green Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) have signed an agreement to support the Clean Green Pakistan Movement. Read more »