Shaza Fatima Khawaja said the government is encouraging investment in information and communication technologies (ICTs) through its multiple flagship projects such as Special Technology Zones (STZs), the national plan of fiberization across the country, and facilitation for the affordability of fast broadband internet and smart digital devices to the...
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the leading telecom and ICT services provider in the country, has announced its financial results for the quarter ending March 31, 2024. The announcement was made during a Board of Directors meeting in Islamabad. It posted Double Digit Revenue Growth of 14%. In Q1 2024,...
10Pearls, a global IT company, is all set to organize a two-day AI summit on April 18–19 at the 23rd ITCN Asia Conference and Exhibition in Expo Center, Lahore. Distinguished national-level thought leaders and experts in artificial intelligence will address various sessions, workshops, and panel discussions on different topics related...
Two of Pakistan's most influential music powerhouses, Spotify and Coke Studio Pakistan, have teamed up for the second consecutive season to celebrate local music, talent and culture. On 14 April, Coke Studio Pakistan kicked off Season 15 with another star-studded line-up producing some sensational tracks, and Spotify is ready...
The 24th edition of ITCN Asia, Pakistan's biggest IT and telecom expo and conference, will take place on April 18–20 at Expo Center in Lahore. State Minister for IT & Telecom Shaza Khawaja will be the Chief Guest and HE Deemah Al Yahya, Secretary General of Digital Cooperation Organization...
Pakistan's IT industry is calling for a decade-long tax relief to boost exports, according to leading IT exporter Noman Said. This request comes after a concerning decline in IT exports for January 2024, as reported by the State Bank of Pakistan. Data shows a 12.4 percent drop compared to December...
WhatsApp users in Pakistan can now chat with Meta's AI assistant, accessible through a server-side update. No need to download a new app version, but keeping WhatsApp updated is recommended. The new feature, called "Ask Meta AI or Search" or the "Meta AI" icon, allows users to chat with a...
The Board of Directors of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has provided a go-ahead for financing to PTCL Group for the purchase of Telenor Pakistan. The decision follows PTCL Group's signing of a share purchase agreement with Telenor Pakistan for the acquisition of a 100 percent stake in the...
Pakistan took a significant step towards launching 5G technology nationwide with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) submitting a detailed working paper to the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MoIT&T). This crucial document, developed by PTA officials in collaboration with industry stakeholders, outlines a roadmap for deploying and integrating 5G...
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and National Insurance Company Limited have signed an agreement for the provision of Smart Cloud Services bundled with allied licenses. Muhammad Basharat Qureshi, Group Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, PTCL, and Khalid Hameed, Chief Executive Officer, of National Insurance Company Limited (NICL), signed the agreement...