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Desperate steps

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ACCORDING to the visionaries at the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom (MOITT), an ideal telecom and IT policy space in Pakistan would have Section 34 from the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) in existence as law, with all other laws and policies in the IT and telecom space reflecting it. This is exactly […]

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Roadmap to realise Pakistan’s digital potential

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ISLAMABAD: On 19th January 2016, a fresh study titled “Realizing Digital Pakistan”, by the second largest Mobile Network Operator Telenor, was launched by Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) Anusha Rahman. The study, under the title ‘Roadmap’, quotes (from Pakistan 2025 – One Nation, One Vision) the prime minister to create ‘Digital Pakistan Commission’ […]

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No final words yet about OTT services fate

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ISLAMABAD – Officials said yesterday that it is too early to predict that certain OTT services (WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook) would have to obtain license from the regulator to operate in the country, under the new telecom policy. The policy has just been announced. There is a clause, which asks the PTA to regulate OTT services […]

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Pakistan’s IT sector more robust than before

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ministry of IT&T deserves to be congratulated on two accounts. The first is the announcement of the new telecommunications policy, and the second is the ‘GEM-Tech Global Achievers Award’ won by Minister of IT Anusha Rehman. The award was conferred upon her recently at a ceremony held on the sidelines of World Summit […]

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Govt finalises cyber bill to root out terrorism

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ISLAMABAD: In order to implement the National Action Plan to root out terrorism, the government has finalised cyber bill, proposing severe punishment and penalties for offenders, said Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) Anusha Rahman here on Tuesday. While talking to reporters on the occasion of a conference organised by Nokia, Anusha Rahman said […]

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