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Pakistan’s broadband subscriptions cross 25 million mark

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KARACHI: The number of broadband subscriptions in the country surpassed 25 million for the first time as cellular service providers sold more than one-and-a-half million high-speed mobile internet connections in December 2015, according to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The number of mobile broadband connections in the country increased to 26.3 million at the end of […]

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Workshop on effective use of ICTs for development held

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Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and Ministry of IT organised a full day workshop on effective use of ICTs for development with Professor Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, at National IT Board in Islamabad. The workshop included four sessions on local content development, collaboration with international research partners, competition policy, and emerging business models. […]

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Broadband subscriptions increase by 18%

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KARACHI: The telecom sector increased the number of mobile broadband subscriptions by 18% in December 2014, but the industry’s overall cellular subscriber base shrank by more than 1% in the same month, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) revealed on Monday. The total number of third-generation (3G) subscriptions increased to 5.7 million at the end of […]

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