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Number of 3G & 4G users rising with each passing day ISLAMABAD: The mobile phone operators - Mobilink and CMPak (China Mobile) have claimed crossing of one million mark each of 3G and 4G subscribers, using such modern services.A subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation (CMCC), Zong and Pakistan's first and only 4G mobile service is celebrating a milestone of one million 3G and 4G customers it achieved last month.The company is offering Super 3G service which is capable of providing maximum speeds of up to 42 Mbps (twice as fast as normal 3G available in Pakistan) to its users.Zong might be the latest entrant in the telecom industry of Pakistan, but it has the fastest growth in subscriber base and this milestone further solidifies its industry position as the premier telecom service provider.The other two operators- Ufone and Telenor have also acquired 3G licenses in April this year and are in the race to attract their subscribers to use such ...

PIA's annual loss reduced to Rs18bn: Shujaat Azeem ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation Affairs, Shujaat Azeem has said that annual loss of PIA had reduced to Rs 18 billion from Rs 31.5 billion during previous year, due to the concrete steps of present government to improve PIA's performance.He said that PIA was paying Rs 3.29 billion interest on legacy loans that were taken in 1992.Talking to media persons here in Islamabad, he said that ten more narrow body Airbuses and ...
IESCO issues power suspension programme ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Friday issued a power suspension programme for various areas of its region due to necessary maintenance and routine development work.According to an IESCO spokesman, the power supply of the following feeders / grid stations would remain suspended as under:On 5 November 09:00am to 02:00pm, Fazal Ghee, G-10/2, Treat, Company Bagh, Gharial, Patriata feedersOn 6 November 09:00am to 02:00pm, Intl. School, G-10/4, University, Pindi Point, Barrian, Upper Topa ...
CNG stations reopens in Sindh on Friday KARACHI: The Compressed Natural Gas- CNG Stations in Sindh reopened on Friday at 8am, after 24 hours closure.According to schedule issued by Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), Limited two-day closure of all CNG stations were announced in Sindh due to curtailed supply of gas from various gas fields.First and second shut down begun on October 28 and 30 at 8am, respectively.The CNG supply was resumed on October 29 and 31 at 8 am, respectively, after ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch event dazzles Lahore LAHORE: Samsung’s latest innovation –the Galaxy Note 4 was launched through a Star-studded event-cum-concert, to create a delightful fanfare in Lahore. The Note 4 is the latest edition of a series of Android Smart Phablets from Samsung’s ongoing journey of innovation. The participants also had the opportunity to learn and experience the breakthroughs in digital convergence technologies featured in the Galaxy Note 4. The guest-list at the launch ceremony included a mesmerizing galaxy of ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 18, 2014
Reserves $14.04 bln