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  • Mobilink, Warid to combine in Pakistan’s first telecom merger

    LAHORE: Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd (Mobilink) and Warid Telecom (Pvt) Ltd announced on Thursday their agreement to combine, in first telecommunication merger in Pakistan...

    Mobilink CEO Jeffrey Hedberg and CFO Andrew Kemp will assume the same positions of the new entity, whose name has yet to be announced...

  • CCP approves merger of Mobilink, Warid

    ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has approved the proposed merger of Mobilink and Warid...

    The assessment has been undertaken on the basis of extensive consultation with the merger parties, competitors and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

  • Mobilink, Warid Telecom announce merger

    It’s official – Pakistan’s telecom industry is about to witness a massive consolidation as the parent companies of Mobilink and Warid Telecom announced on Thursday that they had reached a merger agreement...

    A joint press release issued by both companies says Mobilink will first acquire 100 per cent of Warid’s shares in consideration for the Dhabi Group (Warid’s parent company) shareholders acquiring approximately 15pc of Mobilink...

  • Mobilink and Warid are now one happy family — but what’s in it for customers?

    KARACHI: The much-hyped merger of two telecommunication giants Mobilink and Warid last year was the first in Pakistan...

    But beyond the amalgamation of 50 million customers for both telcos, what is in it for subscribers?“Over 50 million customers in Pakistan will benefit from high-speed mobile telecommunications and digital mobile network,” reads a statement by Amsterdam-based Vimplecom, the international communications and technology...

  • Mobilink says it has met requirements for merger with Warid

    ISLAMABAD: Cellular service provider, Mobilink, told a parliamentary panel on Wednesday that it has closed off several dozen franchises and laid off employees following all the regulatory approvals for its merger with Warid Telecom...

    The secretary general of the All Pakistan Telecom Franchises Association, Naeemul Haq, told the committee that Mobilink discriminated against Warid franchises by retaining the vast majority of Mobilink...

  • China to provide 'multiple forms of bailout packages' to Pakistan: official

    In order to "boost Pakistan's economy", Beijing is investing in multiple sectors and launching business ventures instead of providing loans, Chinese Consul General Long Dingbin said in an interview to Geo News...

    "Instead of hard cash, China plans to eventually provide multiple forms of bailout packages [to Pakistan] in the shape of phenomenal investments in fresh projects," he said, adding that the investments will help Pakistan...

  • 4G licence formally handed over to Jazz Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The government formally handed over a 4G licence to Jazz, the successful bidder, here on Friday...

    Earlier in May, the government had auctioned the technology neutral licence for 10 MHz of frequency spectrum, and Jazz Pakistan was the only company that had participated in the auction and submitted its bid for the $324...

  • Big things in ‘small’ packages

    SUMMER in Pakistan brings with it budget season with a total of seven budgets to be presented before parliament and the provincial assemblies for debate and approval...

    For decades Pakistan has been going through budget season with a phased exercise that begins with the presentation of the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) by the Planning and Development Division to the National Economic Council chaired by the prime minister,...

  • Ramazan packages

    THE month of Ramazan is sacred for Muslims because they fast and care for everything, but it is disappointing that the government has not announced special packages as yet...

    The prime minister should announce such packages for this month as would decrease the burden of rising prices on the poor...

  • Due share in CPEC, not meagre packages, to solve issues: ANP

    PESHAWAR: Awami National Party leader and MNA Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has said that the federal government should give due share to the militancy-hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project instead of announcing meagre packages after a disaster hits the province...

    “Development is the only way to end extremism in provinces like Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan,” said the senior ANP leader, who...

  • Textile university hires ‘overage favourites’ on hefty packages

    FAISALABAD: Rector of the National Textile University has appointed his ‘favourites’ on important posts on hefty packages without advertising the positions or seeking approval of the board of governors (BoG), sources told Dawn...

    They also said all the ‘favourites’ had been hired on hefty packages in sheer violation of the university rules...

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