Country imports mobile phones worth Rs153.6 billion in first half

ISLAMABAD: The country has imported mobile phones worth Rs153.6 billion during the first half (July – December) 2020/2021 owing to rising demand for digital transactions in the wake of the covid pandemic.... Read more »

PTA renews PTCL’s license for next 25 years

KARACHI:  Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday renewed operation license of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) for next 25 years. The business operation license of PTCL was expired on December 31, 2020... Read more »

PM inaugurates special technology zone authority

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said special technology zone authority will serve to create a space for foreign investors. At the launching ceremony of Special Technology Zone Authority (STZA), the... Read more »

PTCL signs deal to launch Avaya Spaces

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) will launch Avaya Spaces, the all-in-one workstream collaboration app for the digital workplace, for the first time in Pakistan. In this regard the PTCL has signed... Read more »

PTCL awarded optic fiber cable projects worth Rs3 billion

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has been awarded two optic fiber cable projects worth Rs3 billion for providing connectivity in various districts of Sindh province. The Universal Service Fund (USF) has... Read more »

PTCL license expires

KARACHI: The business operation license of Pakistan Communication Company Limited (PTCL) expired on December 31, 2020 and the company is in discussions with the regulator for the renewal, a statement said on... Read more »

Pakistan pays Rs119.22 billion for import of mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has paid Rs119.22 billion for import of mobile phones during the first five months (July – November) of 2020/2021 owing to high demand for online financial transactions in the wake... Read more »

Taxes removed on locally manufactured mobile phones; ECC accords approval

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday approved removal of taxes on locally manufactured mobile phones. Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh chaired the... Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs92.8 billion in four months

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phone worth Rs92.8 billion during first four months of the current fiscal year, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) on Wednesday. The import... Read more »

ECC sets up committee to examine proposal of manufacturing SIM/smart cards

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Monday constituted a committee to examine a proposal for manufacturing of SIM/Smart-cards in the country. The meeting of the cabinet committee was... Read more »