PTCL Upgrades Nine Exchanges in Seven Cities

PTCL Upgrades Nine Exchanges in Seven Cities

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has further transformed 9 exchanges in 7 cities as part of its Network Transformation Project (NTP). PTCL Upgrades Nine Exchanges in Seven Cities

The upgraded exchanges are Khyber Exchange in Peshawar, Tarnol & F11 Exchange in Islamabad, Jauhar Exchange in Karachi, DHA & Misrishah Exchange in Lahore, CTX Faisalabad Exchange in Faisalabad, Mumtazabad Exchange in Multan and Lohianwala Exchange in Gujranwala.

PTCL Upgrades Nine Exchanges in Seven Cities

Through its transformed network, PTCL now offers faster connections with its enhanced copper network and new fiber network. NTP has yielded positive results in those specific areas where the exchanges have been transformed, resulting in a reduction of 32% customer complaints.

The company has earmarked the areas of various exchanges, which have been transformed. The residents of these exchanges can easily find out if they reside in the upgraded exchange areas through the official website.

Muhammad Anwar Gaddafi, Executive Vice President, Sales, PTCL, said:

PTCL in an endeavor to provide reliable, high speed and unlimited internet for its customers are upgrading more exchanges under its Network Transformation Project across Pakistan. In our effort to make Pakistan digitally connected, the company’s focus is on improving service quality and strengthening the overall network infrastructure that will benefit the end customer.

PTCL is striving hard to provide better services and improved network quality.

Jazz Achieves 140 Mbps in 4G Testing

Jazz Achieves 140 Mbps in 4G Testing

Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, has recently introduced a new LTE carrier, L900, in Islamabad to help with the growing customer demand to ensure the best internet experience for everyone. Jazz Achieves 140 Mbps in 4G Testing

This carrier addition now catapults Jazz into the elite LTE-Advanced/4G+ operators group. Capable 4G sim cards and handsets will allow Islamabad city’s residents enjoy a superior data experience than before.

Additionally, devices incapable of this carrier aggregation will nonetheless be able to experience deep indoor coverage improvement through this new LTE carrier.

Jazz Achieves 140 Mbps in 4G Testing

Pakistan’s data demand is growing rapidly, evident from the rapid increases in user base and data traffic. In many cities, data traffic on LTE networks has noticeably grown four times, as 4G phones are becoming mainstream in the device market.

Understanding that current LTE coverage and capacity cannot meet near future data demands, Jazz decided to reaffirm its position as a leading mobile operator by deploying this new LTE carrier.

Asif Aziz, Chief Commercial Officer at Jazz said:

Jazz is a new age digital service provider and the leading telecom company of Pakistan, spearheading the way towards the digitalization of Pakistan through innovation, technology and a consumer centric approach towards enablement.

The introduction of L900 will help with the rising customer demand and guarantee the best internet experience for everyone.

Shehzad, Chief Technology Officer at Jazz said:

Through this new LTE carrier, subscribers will enjoy a faster mobile network and more advanced technology. This move improves our LTE coverage significantly, which means our subscribers can enjoy superior data experience in indoor locations.

The mobile operator has been recognized by OOKLA, the global Speedtest leader as the fastest mobile network in Pakistan after winning the Speedtest Award twice in a row during 2018. All this success is down to the constant need to innovate in keeping ahead of customer demand and market dynamics.

So far the results after L900’s addition are very encouraging with net increase in current throughputs & active users, primarily due to better enhanced additional capacity and deep indoor coverage, respectively.

Samsung Launches Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Pakistan

Samsung Launches Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Pakistan

As a way of celebrating a decade since the launch of the first Galaxy S, Samsung Electronics Pakistan, one of the leading electronics companies in the world, launched the Galaxy S10 | Galaxy S10+ at a press conference in Karachi today. The new revolutionary smartphones saw a record number of pre-orders since it’s unveiling in February and have also received extremely positive feedback. Samsung Launches Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Pakistan

The Galaxy S10 line is engineered to meet the distinct needs of today’s smartphone market, so consumers can do more of what they love. Each device delivers a next-generation experience in the categories consumers care about the most: groundbreaking innovations in display, camera and performance.For consumers looking for a supercharged device, Galaxy S10+ promises to take every spec – from display, to camera, to performance – to the next level. The Galaxy S10 line offers consumers more choices and expects to set a new standard for smartphones.

ROY CHANG Managing Director Samsung Electronics Pakistan & Afghanistan

Our vision is to be the leading innovator of new mobile experiences that enrich the lives of our customers. We believe that meaningful technology has the power to unleash the true human potential and that is exactly what our revolutionary S10|S10+ has the power to do.

Some of the features of the Galaxy S10 include Samsung’s best screen yet, the world’s first Dynamic AMOLED display. As the first HDR10+ certified smartphone, the display delivers vivid digital content combined with dynamic tone mapping which provides a wider range of color for a brilliant, more realistic picture. Galaxy S10’s Dynamic AMOLED display is also VDE-certified for vibrant bright colors and extraordinary contrast ratio for even deeper blacks and brighter whites.

Samsung Launches Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Pakistan

Verified by Display Mate, consumers will be able to enjoy exceptionally accurate colors on their mobile device– even in harsh sunlight. The Dynamic AMOLED display also reduces blue light through its TÜV Rheinland-certified Eye Comfort display without compromising picture quality or adding a filter.

The result of a groundbreaking engineering process, Galaxy S10’s unique Infinity-O Display packs an array of sensors and camera technology into a hole-in display – allowing customers to maximize their screen real estate without any distractions.

The Galaxy S10’s Dynamic AMOLED display also includes the first-ever in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner that reads the 3D contours of its user’s physical thumbprint – not a 2D image of it – for improved anti-spoofing. With the world’s first FIDO Alliance Biometric Component certification, this next generation biometrics authentication offers vault-like security to keep the device safe.

Pro-Grade Camera

Building on Samsung’s camera leadership of Dual Pixel and Dual Aperture firsts, Galaxy S10 introduces new camera technology and advanced intelligence that makes it easy to take epic shots and videos:

Ultra Wide Lens: A first for the S Series, Galaxy S10 offers an Ultra Wide Lens with a 123-degree field of view, like the human eye. Perfect for impressive landscape shots, big panoramas and even fitting the entire extended family into the photo.

Super Steady & High-Quality Video Recording: Galaxy S10 offers Super Steady recording with digital stabilization technology which allows customers to capture a variety of moments. Both front and rear cameras can shoot in upto UHD quality, and in an industry first, the rear camera gives the customers the flexibility to record in HDR10+.

AI Camera: Galaxy S10 makes already smart features more accurate with a Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for pro-grade shots worth sharing without having to manually select any advanced camera settings. Scene Optimizer can now recognize and more accurately process additional scenes because of the NPU. And with Shot Suggestion, Galaxy S10 offers automatic composition recommendations.

Intelligent Performance Features to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Phone

Galaxy S10 is built with premium hardware and machine-learning-based software. From brand new power sharing capabilities to AI-powered performance enhancement and Intelligent Wi-Fi, Galaxy S10 is Samsung’s most intelligent device yet, from the inside out.

Wireless PowerShare: Samsung introduces Wireless Power Share on Galaxy S10, making it possible to easily charge Qi-certified smartphones and even compatible wearable devices. In addition, Galaxy S10 is capable of charging itself and a second device simultaneously via Wireless PowerShare, while connected to a regular charger.

Intelligent Performance: The new AI software on the Galaxy S10 automatically optimizes battery, CPU, RAM, and even device temperature based on how customers use their phone and continues to learn and get better over time. Leveraging AI-capabilities, Galaxy S10 also learns how they use their device in order to launch their most frequently used apps faster.

Intelligent Wi-Fi: Galaxy S10 comes with Intelligent Wi-Fithat allows for an uninterrupted and safe connection by seamlessly switching between Wi-Fi and LTE, as well as showing alerts of potentially risky Wi-Fi Galaxy S10 also supports the new Wi-Fi 6 standard, making it possible for better Wi-Fi performance when connected to a compatible router.

Bixby Routines: On Galaxy S10, Bixby automates customers’ routines and provides personalized recommendations to make life easier. With pre-set and personalized routines, such as Driving and Before Bed routines, which are customized based on customers’ habits, Galaxy S10 makes things simpler by automatically reducing device touches and cutting steps out of the day.

Samsung Members Benefits: The new Galaxy S10 not only offers top of the line features to its customers but also offers exclusive benefits via the Samsung member’s app.

S10|S10+ owners can avail a 25% discount on Swarovski crystal jewelry.

S10|S10+ owners can avail a 20% discount on Careem rides.

S10|S10+ owners can avail a discount of up to PKR 26,000 on selected Samsung Smart TV’s.

S10|S10+ owners can get priority service at all service centers of Samsung’s authorized distributors across Pakistan.

S10| S10+ customers will get 10GB mobile data free from Telenor Pakistan.

Launch Bundle: Customers will get an exclusive bundle of a wireless charger and a 10,000 mAh battery pack on the purchase of the Galaxy S10|S10+

[1]According to Display Mate, peak luminance of up to 1200 nits.

[2] Galaxy S10, and S10+’s display has been awarded a certification for 100% Mobile Color Volume with a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1 by VDE Germany.

[3] According to Display Mate, 0.4 JNCD color accuracy at DCI-P3 color gamut.

[4] TÜV Rheinland, a globally recognized certification institute, awarded Galaxy S10 and S10+ display the Eye Comfort Certification based on its ability to drastically reduce the harmful effects of blue light. This certification can be found on with the ID 1419064785.

[5] Available on Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 5G. Galaxy S10e has a Fingerprint Scanner located on the power button.

[6] HDR10+ recording quality may vary based on sharing platform and playback environment; HDR10+ color is only available on supported devices or platforms.

[7]Wireless PowerShare limited to Samsung or other compatible smartphones with WPC Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S8 Active, S7, S7 edge, S7 Active, S6, S6 edge, S6 Active, S6 edge+, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and Samsung wearable devices including Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch (46/42mm), and Galaxy Buds. May not work with non-Samsung accessories or covers. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment?

[8] If you charge two devices simultaneously, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 for Galaxy S10, and S10+ may not be available.

Jazz Cash Partners With University of Punjab

Jazz Cash Partners With University of Punjab

JazzCash, the country’s leading mobile financial service provider, has partnered with the University of Punjab, a public research university, to digitize education payments to provide convenience to all students, parents as well as the organization, itself. Jazz Cash Partners With University of Punjab

Jazz, as an organization, has always shown interest in the country’s youth and is always trying to find better ways to provide the youth with the best facilities possible to make their everyday lives easier. Not only that, but Jazz is also unwavering in its quest to make Pakistan a digital country and thus is working hard towards the digitization of the country.

Jazz Cash Partners With University of Punjab

With this partnership between JazzCash and Punjab University, students, parents and teachers alike will face ease while handling their education payments. JazzCash aims to revolutionize education fee payments nationwide and this partnership is the 1st step towards this revolution.

Aamer Ejaz, Chief Digital Officer at Jazz stated that:

JazzCash is creating an ecosystem with an increased focus on digital financial services, educational institutes and platforms. This partnership allows us to provide the youth of this country with an easy and quick way of paying their fees.

He further added that:

At Jazz, our goal of digitalizing Pakistan is always our number one priority and partnerships like these help us get one step closer to reaching that goal.

Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Vice Chancellor at Punjab University spoke on the occasion said:

University of the Punjab has taken the initiative to facilitate its students by using modern technologies. The agreement with Jazz will help the students for payment of university dues and fee without any trouble.

Students will be able to pay their fees through their mobile accounts as well over the counter (OTC) which will make the entire process of paying fees short and easy.

Ufone Launches GSM services in North Waziristan

Ufone Launches GSM services in North Waziristan

Ufone, a Pakistani cellular company, has announced the launch of its GSM services in Miranshah and Mir Ali, North Waziristan, from March 9, 2019. Ufone Launches GSM services in North Waziristan

In an effort to ensure uninterrupted connectivity and communication in the unserved North Waziristan, Ufone is all set to launch Phase 1 of its services in the two cities. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Mahmood Khan, along with Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed will be inaugurating the launch. The service will be expanded to other parts of the district later this year.

Ufone Launches GSM services in North Waziristan

With the focus to enhance the momentum of teledensity growth in the rural areas of Pakistan, the prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, announced the launch of cellular services during his visit to the area in November 2018.

Ufone Spokesperson said:

We are very happy to launch our services for our fellow Pakistanis in North Waziristan. We are thankful to the Government of Pakistan and Pakistan Army for their support to bring mobile communications to the district.

Samsung Pakistan Introduces Exclusive Winter Offer for its Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung Pakistan Introduces Exclusive Winter Offer for its Galaxy Smartphones

Customers will now be able to purchase a Galaxy J6 smartphone for Rs.27,999 instead of Rs.29,999

Edotco Group Committed to Pakistan’s Digital Growth

Edotco Group Committed to Pakistan’s Digital Growth

A country with the potential to create one of the largest digital audiences in the world

VEON Appointed Ursula Burns as Chairman and CEO

VEON Appointed Ursula Burns as Chairman and CEO

Ms. Burns has worked as Chairman of the VEON Board of Directors since July 2017 and as Executive Chairman since March 2018.

GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC19 Barcelona

GSMA Announces New Developments for MWC19 Barcelona

The GSMA announced several newly confirmed keynote speakers for MWC19 Barcelona

OPPO Unveils Hyper Boost Technology Boosting Smartphone Acceleration

OPPO Unveils Hyper Boost Technology Boosting Smartphone Acceleration

OPPO Mobile, announced the launch of OPPO Hyper Boost Technology.

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