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Mobile messaging — changing the face of communication

  When Facebook signed a $19 billion deal with WhatsApp, the world watched awestruck, wondering what this would mean for mobile messaging apps in the days to come. A few months on, everything still remains the same. Mobile messaging apps, almost all of them free, remain as popular as ever. More and more people download and register for these apps on their phones –- communication has never been easier and …

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E-commerce in Pakistan: scope and challenges

  Electronic commerce or e-commerce is actually the business done through the Internet in the present era of modernization and technology. The rapidly growing usage of Internet is shifting the world towards the e-commerce. Phenomenal advancement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has not only brought a revolution in the life styles of the people but also in the business and marketing strategies of the people. Today, a company creates, …

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Use cellular of technology for banking transactions

  Pakistan is the most vibrant market for sale and purchase of mobile connections and cellular phones. The industry is regarded to be the best in Asia in terms of sales. Major cellular companies have eyed Pakistan for increase in sales in double digits; part of the reason being population of 180 million people which creates an automatic demand. In recent times, high demand is witnessed for purchase of mobile …

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Retail audit — mobile phones leading the rally

  A study report on retail audit in Pakistan has stated that; two of Samsung’s affordable and sleek smartphones – the Galaxy Grand Prime and Core-2 are getting an overwhelming response from the Pakistani consumers. Since January 2015, these two products have become the best-selling products in Pakistan’s device market. Samsung being a global leader in all the major technological advancements has yet again won the hearts and trust of …

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Warid telecom tops 4G LTE customers in Pakistan

  With its 10th anniversary, Warid Telecom has achieved yet another milestone by becoming Pakistan’s largest and fastest growing 4G LTE network in less than 6 months. The company’s triumphant progress lies in its unflinching devotion and commitment to the provision of advanced services for its valuable customers. Having attained immense popularity, Warid Telecom owes its ground-breaking repute to the numerous services it has brought forth in the last decade, …

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Boom of handheld devices and telecom

  Mobile phones have been an every growing business in Pakistan, which affects demand and use for online banking. The cellular industry of Pakistan is regarded to be the best in Asia in terms of sales and has attracted many foreign cellular operators for investments. China looks at the Pakistani market with hawk’s eye. China has an ever-growing market for phones and the best market for Chinese brands is Pakistan. …

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Fast emerging 3g and 4g services in Pakistan

  Worldwide IT spending has grown every year since 2005 and it was projected to increase further this year as it was raised last year. Of the US$3,673 billion spent on IT during 2013, US$922 billion was spent in the IT services industry and US$300 billion was spent on enterprise software. However, the enterprise software industry is predicted to increase more with revenue predicted to hit US$344 billion by 2015. …

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Demand for smartphones growing amid Wifi services

  Smartphones segment is the main growth contribution of the telecom devices market in Pakistan Smartphone penetration grew at a steady pace as it accounted 13% in January 2013, 23% in January 2014 and subsequently reached 31% by January 2015. According to recent market analysis, with 600k units sold in January 2015, smartphones segment is the main growth contribution of the telecom devices market in Pakistan. Development of Low End …

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Smartphone becoming popular in Pakistan

  There has been a complete change in the people’s lives moving from regular mobile handsets to smartphone over the years. The development of telecom and mobile services had the substantial prospective to influence socio-economic development further through the provision of high value 3G and 4G data services from smartphone to businesses and consumers across the region. Pakistan with the population of about 200 million is the 6th most populated …

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Android technology to hover with all handheld devices

  Android, Inc. was founded in Palo Alto, California in October 2003 by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears and Chris White. The company was formed with the idea of developing an advanced operating system for digital cameras. Later looking at the size of the market of cellular phones, the company decided to make an operating system in competition with Symbian and Windows Mobile. Google acquired Android Inc. on August …

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