Stopgap measures hurt telecom sector
Stopgap measures hurt the telecom sector in Pakistan, while some controversies on the International Clearing House (ICH) and suspension of 3G auctioning due to violation of procedures reverberated throughout the last year. However, the successfully launch of biometric verification system to counter the unregistered sales of SIMs, used in terrorism and criminal activities, was the most remarkable achievement.
Technology-News Site Re/Code Unveiled
Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg former editors of News Corp.’s AllThingsD, will unveil a new site called Re/Code tonight, taking on their old employer in technology news and conferences. The move follows a deal with Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)’s NBC Universal to help fund the business, people familiar with the matter said last month.
ZTE Reorganizes Itself
ZTE has reorganized its corporate structure into three key business units and targeting three emerging market segments, as it maps outs its 2014 strategy. The Chinese networking and telecommunications equipment maker said the restructuring would align the company on high growth business opportunities and enable it to respond more swiftly to market needs.
Zong Comes Out with Blackberry Curve 8250
Zong is in no way behind in the race of dominating the cellular companies. It is why Zong has presented the new Blackberry Curve 8520 mobile device. This mobile has come in stylish black colored slim outlook. It has so many features and specs which make this mobile an ideal option for the smartphone lovers.
PTCL has challenged Islamabad High Court’s decision in Supreme Court regarding the fine of Rs. 82.496 million imposed on it by PTA for illegal use of extra radio frequency spectrum for it’s EVO services than it was originally allocated. PTA had claimed that PTCL was allocated frequency band of 1975-1980 MHz and 1895-1900 MHz for use of its CDMA/WLL services.
Hackers broke into Snapchat accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online. The numbers were partially masked when they were briefly published on SnapchatDB.info, and the unidentified hackers told TechCrunch they had done this “to convince the messaging app to beef up its security.”