Telenor, Ufone awarded next generation broadband SDP contracts

ISLAMABAD: Mobile phone operators Telenor and PMTL (Ufone) have been awarded contracts for Next Generation Broadband for Sustainable Development Projects (SDP) worth Rs729 million in total. The 70th Board of Directors meeting... Read more »

Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs18.2 billion in March

KARACHI: Pakistanis have spent Rs18.2 billion for import of mobile phones in March 2020 despite the reality of business halt after lockdown to contain coronavirus. According to data released by Pakistan Bureau... Read more »

Withholding tax exemption for cellular consumers under consideration

ISLAMABAD: The Committee on Issues of Cellular Mobile Operators has agreed to prepare proposals for withdrawal of withholding tax as a relief for cellular consumers in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. First... Read more »

PTA monitors telecom operators amid coronavirus pandemic

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is monitoring packages offered by telecom operators amid coronavirus pandemic. A statement issued on Monday, the PTA said that the telecom operators have launched many offers/initiatives for... Read more »

Monetary penalty up to Rs25 million recommended for unlawful personal data processing

ISLAMABAD: An amount up to Rs25 million has been recommended as monetary penalty for unlawful processing of personal data under Personal Data Protection Bill, 2020. According to the bill anyone who processes... Read more »

PTA allows free SMS for Ehsas Program

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday announced to make charge-free the SMS sent to Ehasas Program. A statement issued by PTA said that to facilitate people sending SMS to BISP code... Read more »

Ufone tops PTA’s key performance indicators

ISLAMABAD: Ufone has topped to achieve key performance indicators (KPIs) set for performance of cellular mobile operators by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), a statement said on Wednesday. Read more »

Ufone celebrates 19 years of Pakistan operations

ISLAMABAD: Ufone celebrated 19 years of successful operations in Pakistan with the entire UFamily at Ufone Tower, Islamabad and other offices across the country. Read more »

Mobile phone import climbs up by 79.46% in seven months

KARACHI: The import of mobile phones has surged by 79.46 percent during first seven months (July – January) of current fiscal year owing to reduction in tax rate by the government to... Read more »

PTCL declares 14.5% decline in annual net profit

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has declared 14.5 percent decline in net profit for the year 2019. Read more »