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  • Pakistan among top 10 economies in terms of its internet users

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly 16 million Pakistanis went online for the first time between 2012 and 2015, accounting for half the number of the overall internet users in the country, according to a UN report released on Tuesday...

    This made Pakistan one of the top 10 economies in terms of the number of its people going online during the period...

  • Sudan sees 'almost total' internet blackout as landline connections cut

    Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters...

    Internet lines from the country's main provider Sudantel stopped working in the capital Khartoum in the early afternoon, an AFP correspondent said, adding the outage had affected embassies, luxury hotels and offices...

  • 3G and 4G mobile internet users cross 30m milestone

    KARACHI: 3G and 4G mobile internet subscriptions crossed a milestone 30 million users in July 2016 ? more than double the number of subscriptions in the corresponding period last year ? according to data available with the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

    The greatest number of mobile internet subscribers are on the Mobilink network, followed by Telenor and Zong...

  • ‘The cybercrime bill could be a nightmare for Internet users’

    But we have heard unofficially that they have introduced a couple of safeguards on certain sections, like section 34, where they have added that if the [Pakistan Telecommunication Authority] censors certain content on the grounds of the restrictions given in Article 19, the court can be consulted within 30 days on the decision of the authority...

    Q: How aware are average Internet users of what the PECB means for them?A: I don’t think...

  • ISPR warns internet users against phishing scam

    It asked the internet users to delete any email received from "[email protected]" and report it as spam...

    "There are reports of fake telephone calls being made to the general public by individuals impersonating as Pakistan Armed Forces officials," read a message issued by ISPR...

  • Survey shows internet users distrust social media platforms

    ISLAMABAD: In a new survey of internet users around the globe, social media companies emerged as the leading source of user distrust in the internet — surpassed only by cyber criminals — with 75 per cent of those surveyed who distrust the internet citing Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms as contributing to their lack of trust...

    While cyber criminals, cited by 81pc of those who distrust the internet, remained the...

  • PTA asks internet users to register VPNs to avoid ban after June 30

    KARACHI: Internet users in Pakistan will be unable to browse the web using encryption software after June 30, unless they register Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) with the telecom authorities...

    In a press release dated June 10 and newspaper advertisements, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has invited customers using VPNs to browse the internet to register with their service providers...

  • Number of drug users doubles in Afghanistan

    KABUL: The number of drug users in Afghanistan soared to a record high of three million last year, almost doubling over a two-year period in the world’s leading producer of opium, officials said on Tuesday...

    “In 2005, the number of drug users was 900,000, it went up to...

  • Number of mobile phone users to surpass 5bn this year

    BARCELONA: The number of mobile phone users globally will surpass five billion by the middle of this year, according to a study released on Monday by GSMA, the association of mobile operators...

    With populations in Asia, and notably India, on the rise, the number, which stood at 4...

  • Ton-up Babar lifts Pakistan to fighting total

    ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second successive century to lift Pakistan to 219 for 9 in the second One-day Interna­tional against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday...

    The 23-year-old right-hander made a fighting 133-ball 101 and added an invaluable 109 runs in a crucial seventh-wicket stand with Shadab Khan (52 not out) after Pakistan were struggling at 101 for 6 on a sluggish Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • 'Total insult to say we're playing even worse': Arthur hits back at critics after Pakistan defeat

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur conceded his team were woeful in Sunday's Champions Trophy defeat against India but said it was an "insult" to suggest that the squad had regressed under him...

    Explore: Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest"That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse," said the 49-year-old South African, who took on the role a little more than a year ago, after his team...

  • Irfan helps Pakistan restrict England to modest total

    ABU DHABI: Led by lanky paceman Mohammad Irfan’s three wickets, Pakistan restricted England to 216 all out in the first One-day International in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday...

    Irfan finished with 3-35 from his ten overs as England, who won the toss and opted to bat on a flat pitch at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, struggled to put up a big total...

  • Australia thrash Pakistan in 5th ODI with highest-ever total at Adelaide

    Australia thrashed Pakistan, winning the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday with a 57-run lead...

    Australia piled on the runs, setting an unassailable target of 369/7 for Pakistan ? the home team's highest score at the venue ? thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head...

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