Import of mobile phones surges by 106% to Rs96.33 billion in first half

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs96.33 billion, showing an increase of 106 percent during first half (July – December) of 2019/2020. Read more »

IT ministry organizes cyber security workshop

ISLAMABAD: An awareness workshop on ‘Cyber Security’ was organized by Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication along-with National Information Technology Board (NITB) organized on Friday. Read more »

Telecom services to pay 19.5 percent as per SRB working tariff

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) issued working tariff updated up to December 31, 2019 under which the sales tax on services will be 19.5 percent on telecommunication services. Read more »

Customs announces auction of mobile phones in huge quantity

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Islamabad has announced auction of huge quantity of mobile phones to be held on December 24, 2019 at the state warehouse of the collectorate. Read more »

Mobile phones import through legal channels surges by over 100pc on mandatory verification

ISLAMABAD: The import of mobile phones has increased by over 100 percent due to mandatory verification of International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI). Read more »

Listing of TPL Trakker announced through IPO

KARACHI: TPL Corp on Friday formally announced the listing of its subsidiary TPL Trakker Limited at Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) through an Initial Public Offering (IPO). Read more »

TPL Trakker plans IPO to raise Rs1.4 billion for vehicle, container tracking business growth

KARACHI: TPL Trakker is planning for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) to raise Rs1.4 billion in order to grow vehicle and container tracking business, analysts said on Tuesday. Read more »

Hafeez Shaikh calls for early resolution of pending issues between PTCL, Etisalat

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue on Thursday directed early resolution of pending issues between PTCL and Etisalat. Read more »

Mobile phone imports sharply increase by 86 percent to Rs61 billion in four months

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan – the country endeavoring to reduce import bill to control external sector challenges – has imported mobile phones amounting Rs61 billion, during first four months (July – October) 2019/2020 which... Read more »

Committee directs PTA to take harsh measures against hate speech on social media

ISLAMABAD: The Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat on Wednesday directed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take harsh measures against hate speech and religious intolerance on social media. Read more »

PTA warns three-year jail for tampering communication devices

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has warned harsh punishment including three years jail terms for persons tempering communication devices. Read more »

Enfrashare, Telenor sign agreement to develop connectivity infrastructure

KARACHI: Enfrashare Pakistan Private Limited and Telenor Pakistan, one of Pakistan’s top mobile network operators, have signed an agreement to develop connectivity infrastructure, a statement said on Tuesday. Read more »