Articles Posted in the Pakistan Telecom Category

  • Ufone - Pakistan's cellular operator gets ISO 9001 2008

    Ufone becomes ISO 9001:2008 certified

    Pakistan’s cellular operator Ufone has formed a Quality Management System (QMS) within its Technical Department; the structure of which is based on ISO 9001:2008 standards. The scope of ISO 9001:2008 covers services for developing, operating and maintaining GSM Cellular Mobile Network. It effectively helps companies gauge their quality management system performance at any point in time and identifies opportunities for further improvement.

  • Ufone launches UMonitor in Pakistan

    Ufone launches UMonitor in Pakistan

    Ufone has launched UReminder service. This service will allow the subscribers to set and manage reminders as and when they need. These reminders can be used for business or personal use and subscribers can chose from pre-defined reminders or set a custom reminder in their own voice. Once the users set a reminder they will receive a call at the scheduled time. Not only can the subscribers set reminders for themselves but also for their friends and family and the concerned will receive their reminders directly on their handsets.

  • Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    When Pakistan’s telecom regulator is preparing 3G licenses auction, Telenor Pakistan (leading cellular operator) seems to be in trouble as friction between Telenor and vendors has increased over a recent lawsuit. Telenor Pakistan has moved the court against Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Huawei over a dispute related to Telenor’s telecom infrastructure and services rendered by these vendors. Industry experts are terming this development a setback for Telenor’s readiness for 3G.

    “How can you take the risk of 3G rollout when you have bad terms with two leading vendors?” says Kamran Razi

  • Ufone launches UMonitor

    Ufone launches UMonitor

    Mobile communication technologies have evolved independently across continents and there is significant challenge in achieving success while introducing innovative services. Ufone continues to live up to these challenges and recently introduced UMonitor; a service with which customers will be able to monitor calls on three phone numbers. With this offer customers can now create a list of selected numbers and control their incoming and outgoing calls.

  • Warid Telecom supports breast cancer awareness drive in Pakistan

    Warid Telecom supports breast cancer awareness drive in Pakistan

    Continuing to fight against one of the most fatal female cancer in Pakistan, Warid Telecom is again supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness Drive this year in collaboration with Pink Ribbon, Pakistan.

    Marking October 2011 a Pink Month company-wide, a series of pink activities are planned for both employees and general public to create awareness.

  • PTA to promote local contents and applications in Pakistan

    PTA to promote local contents and applications in Pakistan

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will encourage and facilitate Local Content Providers to participate in the ICT based economy growth in the country. In view of the importance of local contents and applications for future promotion of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) industry and infrastructure, PTA in collaboration with Motorola organized an exclusive conference on “Promoting ICT Sector” here, today.

  • PTCL gets notice over poor quality of service

    PTCL gets notice over poor quality of service

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued Show Cause Notice to initiate proceedings against M/s PTCL on showing poor quality of service, based on the results of the joint Quality of Service (QoS) Survey conducted recently by PTA. PTA has given 30 days time to PTCL to submit the reply. Based on the outcome PTA, under the Telecom Act, reserves the right to proceed legally.

  • Ufone SMS delivery reports are back, but not free anymore

    Ufone SMS delivery reports are back, but not free anymore

    For all those who were frustrated because Ufone stopped sending SMS delivery reports, there is a good news. Ufone SMS delivery reports are back! But hey! there is a bad news too. You can’t enjoy it free anymore. Ufone has started charging delivery reports. Following are details regarding Ufone SMS delivery reports package Ufone is offering right now.

  • PTA says it isn’t spying, aims at curbing illegal traffic

    PTA says it isn’t spying, aims at curbing illegal traffic

    A spokesperson of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has said that PTA has neither formed any regulations nor it intends to monitor any personal communication including mobile phones, emails and SMS. The spokesman clarified that it was never a mandate of PTA to monitor landline telephones, mobile phones, emails and SMS hence question of freedom of expression does not arise in this particular case.

  • PTA recovers 30 illegal jammers in Pakistan

    PTA recovers 30 illegal jammers in Pakistan

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), in collaboration with Federal investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested two sellers involved in illegal sale of jammers in Karachi. This initiative is part of the pursuance of PTA’s efforts against illegal sale of jammers. PTA carried out extensive survey and upon investigation and confirmation, successful raids were conducted by PTA and FIA on different shops at Karachi Electronic Market in Saddar.