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Consumers protection in telecom: A right step taken

  Rights of the telecom clients, particularly the cellular subscribers in Pakistan, have lately been under focus mainly in relation to unverified SIMs and unlawful use of SIMs by other users without the information of the genuine subscriber. However, it has been believed that a lot of telecom clients are still unaware of their rights and the mechanism to defend consumer rights. Protection of consumers’ interest is one of the …

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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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Pakistan provides ample opportunities for investment in telecom

  With more than 180 million population and 132.33 million cellular mobile subscribers, Pakistan’s telecom sector offers huge opportunities for international and domestic investors. Foreign telecom firms have important presence in the country. These firms are fruitfully doing business in Pakistan. The telecom sector has attracted considerable foreign investment after the deregulation. During FY06 to FY12, Pakistan’s telecom sector attracted more than US$12 billion of investments including $6 billion foreign …

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Telecom brings a breakthrough in financial sector

  Ufone-Meezan Bank takes initiative for first Islamic branchless banking in the country It is quite evident that the conventional approach of bricks and mortar branches will never adequately serve the millions of un-banked masses in Pakistan unless the strategy of financial inclusion is supported by the telecom sector in Pakistan. Being an agriculture country with over 68 percent of the total population is rural-based in Pakistan, the conventional banking …

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Pakistan — A highly competitive telecom market

  Smartphones trade reached peak and set to grow further Pakistan with a market of about 200 million people continues to allure foreign firms to invest in the country’s telecom market, which has the footmarks of strategic investors such as Orascom, Etisalat, Telenor, Abu Dhabi Group’s Warid Telecom and Canada’s Nortel Networks and China’s telecom giants — ZTE Corporation and China Mobile. Pakistan has the highest mobile penetration rate in …

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Telecom future in Balochistan

  With the current growing pace of telecommunication, the telecom sector of our country has witnessed a spectacular growth in the recent past. This advancement and growth in the sector is also having positive impact on the underdeveloped economy and most backward society of Balochistan, which despite least developed province of the country, enjoying satisfactory growth level of telecom consumers and the quality of telecom services provided to them are …

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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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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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