Pakistan imports mobile phones worth Rs26 billion; up 52.4pc in July – August

KARACHI: Pakistan has imported mobile phones worth Rs26 billion during first two months of current fiscal year, which is 52.4 percent higher when compared with Rs16.98 billion in the same period of... Read more »

SRB suspends sales tax registration of Wateen Telecom

KARACHI: Sindh Revenue Board (SRB) has suspended the sales tax registration of Wateen Telecom Limited for failure to deposit the tax to the provincial kitty. Read more »

FBR sets up information booth at ITCN Asia

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has setup an informative booth for ease of doing business at ITCN Asia Expo 2019 to be continued September 17-19 at Karachi Expo Center. Read more »

Apple launches iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max smartphones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple on Tuesday announced iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, a new pro line for iPhone that delivers advanced performance for users who want the very best smartphone. Read more »

Two cellular companies pay $449 million as license renewal fees

ISLAMABAD: The government has received $449 million from two cellular companies as license renewal fees. Read more »

Zong becomes first operator to conduct successful 5G trial

ISLAMABAD: Zong CMPAK has become the 1st Pakistani telecom operator to have successfully conducted the 5G trial, said a statement issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday. Read more »

Ufone celebrates week-long 72 years of Pakistan’s independence

ISLAMABAD: Ufone concluded its week-long Azaadi celebration on account of Pakistan’s 72 years of Independence with full patriotic fervor. Read more »

Huwaei to set up regional headquarters in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Huwaei Group has announced to set up its regional headquarters in Pakistan and also announced to invest around $100 million this year in the country. Read more »

Finance Act 2019: advance tax exempted on personal baggage mobile phones

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has exempted the advance tax on mobile phone brought into Pakistan by passengers under Baggage Rules, 2006. Read more »

Finance Bill 2019: Duty exemption on foreign bandwidth services withdrawn

ISLAMABAD: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has said that telecom services provided in Islamabad Capital Territory are subject to Federal Excise Duty (FED) under the Federal Excise Act, 2005. Read more »

FBR advised to allow tax adjustment on telecom services

KARACHI: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to allow adjustment of withholding tax on services provided telecom sector. Read more »

Ufone wins silver trophy at Effie Awards

KARACHI: Ufone has been awarded with a prestigious silver trophy at the Effie Pakistan Awards 2019, in the category of ‘Sustained Success’ for its Super Card Communication Campaigns. Read more »