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 »

Pakistan spends Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months

KARACHI: Pakistani nationals have spent Rs42.4 billion for import of mobile phones in three months despite challenging economic conditions. Read more »

PTCL declares 14.33 percent growth in after tax profit

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) on Wednesday declared 14.33 percent growth in profit after tax for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2019. Read more »

Zong partners with Enfrashare to expand 4G network

KARACHI: Zong 4G, Pakistan’s leading telecommunication network, has entered into a strategic partnership with Enfrashare Private Limited, a leading connectivity infrastructure provider. Read more »

Ufone, Habib Bank sign agreement for trade financing in Chinese currency

KARACHI: Pak Telecom Mobile Limited – Ufone and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) have signed a landmark agreement, through which HBL has extended a bilateral Trade Finance in Chinese Yuan (RMB/CNY) for the... Read more »

Ufone, SCO sign bilateral roaming service agreement

ISLAMABAD: Special Communications Organization (SCO), the largest Integrated Telecom Service Provider in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Ufone have signed a Bilateral Roaming Services Agreement at PTCL headquarters,... Read more »

FBR updates sales tax rates on mobile phones on import, local supply

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has updated sales tax rates on import or local supply of mobile phones to be applicable for Tax Year 2020 (July 01, 2019 to June 30,... Read more »

Peshawar customs announces auction of confiscated mobile phones on Sept 27

ISLAMABAD: Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) Peshawar has announced public auction of confiscated mobile phones to be held on September 27, 2019 at State Warehouse. Read more »