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MoIT to launch the first draft of Telecommunications Policy 2014
 
 
The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) is all set to launch the first Draft of Telecommunications Policy. The Minister of State for IT chaired a meeting today, in which international consultant hired for “Reviewing and integrating current Telecommunications Policies” briefed the meeting about his key findings and policy suggestions about various aspects of telecommunication sector. The meeting was also attended by senior officials from the MoIT Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Frequency Allocation Board (FAB). The Minister expressed that policy be forward looking and focus should be made on promoting latest trends and services. She emphasized that the policy should enable and encourage local manufacturing, content and application
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A profit-booking spree in Sui Southern Gas Company and Sui Northern Pipelines Limited halted bullish run at Pakistan’s Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on
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UBL Funds bags the prestigious Lipper Award for Al-Ameen Islamic Retirement Savings Fund UBL Fund Managers, as one of Pakistans leading asset
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The State Bank of Pakistan released its Third Quarterly Report for FY14 on the State of Economy on Thursday. According to the report, Pakistan’s economy
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Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) and a Chinese construction company agreed to gear-up the work to complete 205 city
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Around 77 per cent of smartphone users in Pakistan are 21 to 30 years-old
Around 77 per cent of smartphone users in Pakistan are 21 to 30 years-old who are connected with world through Internet and enjoying the latest applications on their modern handsets. The two third or 68 percent of these users are on Android while remaining 24 per cent are iOS users while Windows Phone OS hold 8 per cent market-share in the country. Grappetite, a mobile app development firm headquartered in Netherlands while having its production office in Karachi on Friday released a new infographics that details the usage patterns of smartphones in Pakistan. Based on its in-house research, the infographic reveals that majority of smartphone users (62.5 percent) connect with internet over WiFi only, with only 25 percent using the mobile internet while on the go. Some 12 percent smartphone users live without internet. Interestingly, according to Grappetite, majority of smartphone users or 41pc of users consume more than
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