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  • Blazing Mukhtar steers Advance Telecom to KG final

    KARACHI: Ex-international Mukhtar Ahmed produced a stunning display of power-hitting as Advance Telecom tamed high-flying Dollar East to make the final of the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival here on Thursday...

    Chasing a challenging target in the first semi-final at the KG Ground, Advance Telecom won by six wickets with two overs to spare after opener Mukhtar had plundered 84 off just 40 balls...

  • Advance Telecom clinch Karachi Gymkhana title

    KARACHI: Advance Telecom lifted the 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival cricket crown when they dethroned Tapal CC by 31 runs in the final played at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground here on Saturday...

    Batting first after skipper Jamal Anwar won the toss, Advance Telecom collected 144-7 in the stipulated 20 overs with opener Sahibzada Farhan scoring 45...

  • Farhan stars as Advance Telecom win

    KARACHI: Advance Telecom rode on another breezy half-century from Sahibzada Farhan to whip Karachi Port Trust (KPT) by 72 runs in their 32nd Karachi Gymkhana Omar Associates Ramazan Cricket Festival fixture here on Saturday...

    Put in to bat in the last preliminary-round fixture at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground, Advance Telecom posted 168-9 in their 20 overs...

  • GSMA concerned at high fees for renewal of telecom licences

    The statement warns that the high fees proposed for renewing these licences will slow the development of Pakistan’s digital economy and seriously affect operators’ ability to invest and support affordable services...

    “We’ve already seen the damaging consequences that high spectrum prices have on coverage and quality of service in other countries...

  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

  • Telecom policy goals explained

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecommunication infrastructure of Pakistan provides supportive environment for sustainable growth...

  • Terrorism and telecom employees

    THE telecommunications sector is one of the most important business sectors in Pakistan...

    In the last one decade or so investment in this sector has increased greatly, creating opportunities for employment too
  • Extra taxes to hurt telecom sector

    LAHORE: Telecom operators on Thursday urged the government to withdraw its decision to impose extra taxes on the telecom sector in the forthcoming budget...

    “Taxation on telecom sector in Pakistan is already one of the highest in the world...

  • FBR admits inability to collect telecom data

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Finance expressed its dismay over the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) for being unable to collect withholding tax (WHT) properly from telecom companies...

    On Wednesday, the FBR representatives informed the committee that software and data collection of telecom sector was too complicated for tax officials to understand...

  • Telecom sector seeks reduction in withholding tax

    ISLAMABAD: At a time when the government is giving final touches to proposals for the upcoming budget, the telecom sector is seeking reduction in withholding and sales tax rates in a bid to provide relief to subscribers...

    Withholding tax on telecom at 14pc is one of the highest as most sectors are paying in the range of 1-5pc...

  • Telecom sector’s apathy for 4G bids

    It is the unpredictability of tax policies for the telecom business that makes them hesitant...

    Industry sources say every year the government finance bill introduces major changes in tax laws, which impact the business investment plans of telecom companies in both the infrastructure and network spectrum...

  • Telecom spectrum sale yields $324.5m

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday earned an additional $324...

    PTA said it completed the procedure in an open and transparent manner and in line with the policy directive of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom, information memorandum for auction and rules of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority...

  • Delay in security clearance hampers telecom services in Fata

    ISLAMABAD: Plans to link hundreds of villages in the tribal areas and Balochistan with the rest of the country and the world through digital communications are hampered by a lack of security clearance from agencies, depriving nearly a million people of the telecom services...

    “The concerned agencies have not given clearance to the federal departments to establish telecom networks in Fata for the last two years,” said Senator Afridi......

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