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Android Market Share in 2015 Is An Unassailable 81.2%

Dec 08, 2015

As 2015 draws to an end, the mobile industry looks at the numbers achieved by the most popular mobile OS platforms. A look at those reveals that smartphones running Google’s Android OS continues to retain the highest market share. According to IDC, global smartphone growth is expected to slow to ....

Telecom Taxes to be Rationalized, Provinces’ Interference on Telecom Taxes Unfair

Dec 07, 2015

The State Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman Monday expressed annoyance over provinces’ interference and collection of taxes on telecom sector while saying that it is a federal government jurisdiction and not devolved to provinces. The issue was raised in the Senate Standing Commit....

China looking to invest in IT Parks in Pakistan

Dec 08, 2015

China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has already set in motion the wheels of this country. There are a number of initiatives that are being taken in the wake of this mega project most of which include infrastructure redesign and development of a nation on the brink of economic catastrophe. ....

Transworld Enterprise Services gets a new face

Dec 02, 2015

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Pakistan becomes ITU council member

Oct 01, 2014

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan, has won a seat as member of the administrative council of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for information and communication technologies. The elections were held during the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference....

Draft telecom policy presented to stakeholders

Oct 01, 2014

 ISLAMABAD: A telecom draft policy was presented in a session of stakeholders and discussions took place on various aspects of the policy. Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) hosted the event. The draft policy has included various new elements like satellite communication....

13th October to 17th October Terrestrial Submarine Development

Oct 01, 2014

Google has announced its involvement in an undersea cable that will link the United States and Brazil by the end of 2016. The search engine giant will partner with Brazilian ISP Algar Telecom, Uruguayan incumbent telco ANTEL and the Angola Cables cons....

15th to 19th September, 2014 submarine and terrestrial developments

Sep 02, 2014

Italy’s Retelit has announced that it has joined the Asia Africa Europe 1 (AAE-1) submarine cable consortium, and will construct a landing station in Bari, on the Adriatic coast. The relevant agreements were signed on 16 September 2014 in Bangkok, in the pres....

25th to 29th August submarine and terrestrial developments

Aug 01, 2014

A consortium of seven global telecoms operators have agreed to cooperate in the construction and operation of the new 15,000km, USD250 million Southeast Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system. The list of partners has been confirmed as Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Tel....

11th to 16th August 2014 submarine and terrestrial developments

Aug 01, 2014

This week, Japan’s NEC Corporation announced its selection as systems supplier for the proposed new trans-Pacific cable system, dubbed ‘FASTER’, being constructed by a consortium of six global telecoms companies. The new 60Tbps (100Gbps x 100 wavelengths x six f....