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Illegal sale of SIMs: PTA slaps Rs 100 million fine on leading cellular firm

Illegal sale of SIMs: PTA slaps Rs 100 million fine on leading cellular firm

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has imposed a huge fine of Rs100 million on a leading cellular company for contraventions and non-compliance of regulatory laws...

Ethiopia unlocks one of the world’s last closed telecoms markets

Ethiopia unlocks one of the world’s last closed telecoms markets

For delivery man Sisay Alebachew, the difference between a good and bad day depends on Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia's monopoly telecoms provider. When the internet is down...

Zong releases campaign titled #humhainone

Zong releases campaign titled #humhainone

Zong 4G marks this Eid as a tribute to the resilience of the Pakistani nation as it releases its much-awaited campaign titled #humhainone. As the...

UK set to scale back Huawei role in 5G network

UK set to scale back Huawei role in 5G network

Britain will reduce Chinese tech giant Huawei's controversial involvement in its 5G network in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. Prime...

Huawei to fund new tech hub at Imperial College London

Huawei to fund new tech hub at Imperial College London

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is to fund a new £5 million ($6.1 million, 5.6-million-euro) technology hub at Imperial College London, British media reported. The institution...

Huawei says ‘survival’ at stake after US chip restrictions

Huawei says ‘survival’ at stake after US chip restrictions

Huawei on Monday assailed the latest US move to cut it off from semiconductor suppliers as a "pernicious" attack that will put the Chinese technology...

China warns of ‘necessary measures’ to defend Huawei

China warns of ‘necessary measures’ to defend Huawei

China on Sunday warned it would take "necessary measures" to protect Huawei and other firms after the United States announced new restrictions on the tech...

PTA extends deadline on blocking mobile device IMEIs till June 3

PTA extends deadline on blocking mobile device IMEIs till June 3

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has further extended the deadline for blocking of mobile device IMEIs till 3rd June, 2020, for all GSMA valid IMEIs...

TECNO holds CSR donation ceremony

TECNO holds CSR donation ceremony

TECNO, a premier smartphone brand conducted a CSR donation ceremony on 11th of May, 2020 in which Governor of the Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar along with...

ECC takes up cell phone manufacturing policy today

ECC takes up cell phone manufacturing policy today

The country's first mobile device manufacturing policy is all set to be considered by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet Wednesday (May 13). Ministry...

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