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Expected 3g/4g auctions – what does it mean for mobile communication?

  A major change in the cellular market is the upcoming 3G/4G auctions which under the directives of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) expected to be introduced in the country in the 3rd week of this month. These auctions will bring in US$1.3 billion in investments. The auctions are expected to give Pakistan a jump in mobile communication services, which have long been part of more developed markets. The auctions will …

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Mobile packages and moral values

  No doubt in terms of promoting investment and encouraging competition, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to some extent fulfilling its vision as at present Pakistan stands in all over the world in 9th place and in Asia it ranks 5th in Mobile phone user. The subscribers of cellular mobile in Pakistan attained the level of 128.93 million at the end of June 2013. However, in terms of protect consumer interest, PTA failed …

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Benefits and disadvantages of using cell phones

  The telecommunication industry in Pakistan has witnessed a striking growth over the past 10 years. In early days, owning a mobile phone and a SIM was more of a status symbol rather than a necessity. Due to a number of mobile companies entering into the country since 2004, owning a mobile phone turned into more of a need by virtue of social or economic standing. It was after 2005 …

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Telecom explosion opens new business avenues

  Mobile banking becomes fastest growing payment channel It is because of telecom explosion that opened new concepts of business expansion especially in the financial sector as today the fastest growing payment channel in the country is Mobile Banking. According to official sources the number of transactions increased by 170.7% compared with that in the same period last year. Presently, there are around 1.5 million registered users of Mobile Banking …

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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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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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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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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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Technology becoming integral part of our life

  If one sits down to take an account of how technology has become part of his/her life it may be difficult to think from where to begin. Almost everything what is done is driven my some sort of micro processor by it the wake up alarm set in a mobile phone, tea maker/toaster, unlocking of car to step in, elevator, biometric attendance, working at desktop or laptop computer and …

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