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  • Falling service of key cable provider sparks speculation about its future

    KARACHI: Most customers in the Defence Housing Authority and Clifton have stopped receiving service of WorldCall Cable Broadband — one of the largest internet and cable television providers in Karachi, owned by Omantel, a telecommunications company of Oman — amid speculations that the company is wrapping up its operations in Pakistan...

    In most of Karachi’s district South, where the people rely on the cable company for their internet...

  • Mobile phone service to be launched in parts of Balochistan

    KARACHI: Several districts in Balochistan are going to receive mobile phone and other telecom services for the first time ever as companies are now eyeing more business opportunities in the largest province of the country with the lowest teledensity, thanks to a fast-improving security situation and growing development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said officials and analysts...

    The companies are set to...

  • Protest against mobile service ‘disruptions due to jail jammers’

    SAHIWAL: Around 200 residents of the localities surrounding the Central Jail, including Farid Town, Jahaz Ground, College Chowk and Canal Colony, held a protest against disruption in mobile phone service because of the jammers installed in the jail...

    The protesters, who first gathered at College Chowk, claimed that around 20,000 residents of the above-mentioned localities and students of the Government Postgraduate College faced...

  • Mobile phone service suspended in Bajaur

    KHAR: The local political administration on Tuesday suspended cellular phone service in Bajaur Agency without citing any solid reason...

    “We don’t know about reason behind disconnection of cellular phone service in the region...

  • Mobile phone agriculture extension service models

    In a survey of 764 rural households conducted as part of the Australia-Pakistan Agriculture Sector Linkages Programme (ASLP2), the Social Research Project of the University of Canberra found that 76pc of the households owned mobile phones but they were not using it for getting agricultural information on a regular basis...

    When they were asked about their preferred way of getting information through mobile phones, they said they were...

  • Adiala jail fails to block mobile phone service

    RAWALPINDI: Even though two mobile phone towers installed close to the Central Jail Adiala were disconnected recently, cellphones are still functioning on the premises of the prison as the frequency of the other four towers installed quite far from the building has been increased by the service providers...

    Since it is a high security prison, and crowded too, the installation of the mobile phone towers became a security risk, he...

  • IHC allows suspension of mobile phone service on March 23

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday enabled the federal government to suspend mobile phone service on Pakistan Day and prior to the Pakistan Day parade along with other important occasions...

    Earlier, IHC Justice Athar Minallah decided a petition filed by cellular company CM Pak and others against the suspension of cellular services on important days and declared: “The federal government or the [Pakistan...

  • Peshawar police launch mobile app service

    PESHAWAR: The city police on Thursday launched Android app to improve its service delivery with the help of modern technology...

    Mr Mehusd said that the aim of introducing this app was to improve the public service delivery with the help of technology...

  • Partial suspension of mobile phone service likely

    ISLAMABAD: Though a blanket blackout of cellular service across the country is not under consideration on 9th and 10th Muharram (Thursday and Friday), citizens can face partial suspension of the service in different cities due to security reasons, said sources in cellular companies...

    “People can face suspension of service, including suspension of internet, near Imambargahs and other sensitive areas as per requirement of law...

  • Mobile phone service suspension, pillion riding ban for Youm-i-Ali in Lahore

    LAHORE: Pillion riding has been banned and the mobile phone service will also be suspended in the provincial capital on Monday to ensure law and order on the occasion of the martyrdom day of Hazrat Ali (AS) and the arrival of the Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan...

    And, therefore, mobile telephone service would also remain suspended in the city, especially in the downtown on Monday...

  • Gmail to roll out new security measures for web, mobile users

    CALIFORNIA: Google is set to introduce new security measures for its popular email service Gmail, with users being provided warnings when they receive potentially suspicious email, the tech giant said on Wednesday...

    Although users already receive notifications for messages similar to those filtered by Gmail's spam filters, the new update will give users two separate warning messages...

  • New hacks strike at heart of mobile innovations

    “Mobile devices are taking a bigger place in businesses and in our lives,” Avi Bashan of Tel Aviv based cyber defense firm Check Point SoftwareTechnologies said on Thursday at a Black Hat computer security conference in Las Vegas...

    ” Check Point has seen attacks rise during the past three years on the world’s leading mobile operating systems — Apple iOS and Google-backed Android, according to Bashan...

  • New mobile phone registration system comes into force

    ISLAMABAD: As soon as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) implemented its new mobile phone registration system, some users complained of being unable to connect to their networks...

    “There is a message that reads that mobile network is unavailable though signals are showing...

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