Pakistan’s digital innovation frontrunner, Zong 4G, has become the first Pakistani operator to make the country’s pioneering 5G NSA call between Beijing and Islamabad in collaboration with Beijing Mobile. Minister of IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque experienced the 5G call in person.
One Company, delighting customers by mastering this execution of an exceptionally good 4G experience is, Pakistan’s No.1 Data Network, Zong 4G. While others functioned their networks on 3G, Zong was the first to invest in acquire of the 4G license.
Placing customers at the core, the company aims to continue strengthening its internal and external customer platforms such as Concept stores and Customer Care Centers.
The senior management of Telenor, comprising Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke, Telenor Microfinance Bank President & CEO Shahid Mustafa, and Telenor Pakistan CEO Irfan Wahab Khan, met with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Ant Financial CEO Eric Jing, besides other senior officials from Alibaba Group and Ant Financial in China’s city Hangzhou, last week.
Al-Futtaim has announced the acquisition of an industrial plot of land to set-up a brand new automotive plant for the exclusive manufacture/assembly of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. The world-class facility will be set up at M-3 Industrial City in Faisalabad, which is strategically located in the country and is Pakistan’s largest Special Economic Zone.
JazzCash, Jazz’s mobile financial product, has achieved record growth in its Mobile Account customers during the 1st quarter of 2018. As per official figures, JazzCash added half a million customers to its thirty day active base in record time of just 70 days, bringing the total active user base to over 3.5 million customers – a large step towards its mission to introduce formal financial services to the unbanked.
At a ceremony held by Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Center (SKMCH&RC) to acknowledge its leading corporate donors and supporters for the year 2017, Jazz was awarded the Social Responsibility Award for the 6th time.
“This award underscores Jazz’s commitment towards the local Healthcare sector as part of our Corporate Responsibility initiatives.
In yet another hallmark achievement, Pakistan’s leading microfinance institution, Telenor Microfinance Bank, has received the esteemed GSMA Mobile Money Certification for its branchless banking service Easypaisa. The GSMA Mobile Money Certification is a global initiative to bring safer, more transparent, and more resilient financial services to millions of mobile money users around the world.
Telenor Pakistan, country’s foremost telecom and digital services provider, has launched the pilot for a new retailer assisted online shopping service for the masses which fully integrates with its existing Sales & Distribution channel and lets customers in the far-flung areas of Pakistan shop from online stores.
President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Muffasar Atta Malik, while expressing deep concerns over the unnecessary & exorbitant taxes and duties imposed on the imports of motorcycle spare parts, has advised the authorities at Federal Board of Revenue to reduce these taxes and duties with a view to discourage smuggling and provide relief to common man.
Leading Pakistani auto companies participated in region’s prominent meeting platform for the auto industry sector “Automechanika Trade Show” held from 5-8 April 2018 in Istanbul. About 1352 exhibitors displayed their products and the fair attracted over 45,979 visitors from all around the world.
Recently, Jazz commenced a nationwide experience bus tour in a bid to aware masses of its Super 4G service. Three Jazz branded buses are currently on a two month long tour of universities and public places in the North, Central and Southern regions of the country.
Telenor Pakistan, one of the country’s foremost telecom and digital services providers, and Inbox Business Technologies, a leading provider of technologies ensuring business agility in the digital age, continue to collaboratively lead the way in digitizing the agriculture sector of Punjab.
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced four new additions to its award-winning portfolio of Android smartphones – Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6 and Nokia 1. Delivering all the craftsmanship you expect from a Nokia phone, each new smartphone offers durability and reliability as standard, with the range setting new benchmarks in materials and design.
Yousuf Dewan Companies, one of Pakistan’s most prominent business houses, entered into a joint venture with the Kolao Group of South Korea in April 2016. The new JV Company, Daehan-Dewan Motor Company, unveiled Daehan SHEHZORE, the immensely popular pickup, as it resumes vehicle production at its automobile assembly plant in Sujawal, Sindh.
Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking: Open Cellular and mm Wave. News that Telenor Group became a member of TIP was announced at a press event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today.