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Telenor Pakistan partnership with Inbox Business Technologies advancing digital agriculture in Punjab

Telenor Pakistan partnership with Inbox Business Technologies advancing digital agriculture in Punjab
Telenor Pakistan, one of the country’s foremost telecom and digital services providers, and Inbox Business Technologies, a leading provider of technologies ensuring businessagility in the digital age, continue to collaboratively lead the way in digitizing the agriculture sector of Punjab. The two organizations, working to achieve a shared mission of digital inclusion in Pakistan, joined hands to launch the Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab (CAPP) in December 2017, as part of the Government of Punjab’s ‘Empowerment of Kissan through Digital & Financial Inclusion’ initiative. Under CAPP, a set of digital applications were launched in Urdu, Punjabi & Saraiki including CAPP Registration,
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PTCL organized Trail 5 -Eco Hike in Islamabad

PTCL organized Trail 5 -Eco Hike in Islamabad
Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd. PTCL organized a day-long hiking trip ‘Trail 5- Eco Hike’ for its employees. This initiative was taken to combine physical activity, team building and picking trash along the way on the hiking track for eco-friendly Margallas. This activity was aimed at promoting PTCL’s One Family culture and its initiatives to take care of their health. A large number of employees belonging to all age brackets, including women, participated with enthusiasm and zeal in the activity. Must Read: Mutual Cooperation In Health Sector Can Bring Benefit To Common Man: Turkish Surgeons While hiking is a popular activity in
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Zong 4G celebrates International Women’s Day

Zong 4G celebrates International Women’s Day
Zong 4G celebrates International Women’s Day. In order to commemorate the achievements of women who contribute in all aspects of life, Zong 4G celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March 2018, in all Zong offices. The day started off with opening remarks from Ms. Wang Haibo, Chief Human Resource Officer, followed by a motivational session encouraging the female employees to inspire conversation, to raise their voice for empowerment and reach their full potential in whatever they pursue. Emphasizing on taking care of your soul, mind and body all female employees were engaged throughout the day into various activities. Embarking on
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Telenor Pakistan recognized for its initiatives for fostering workplace diversity and inclusion

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Telenor Pakistan recognized for its initiatives for fostering workplace diversity and inclusion. Telenor Pakistan – one of the leading telecom and digital services provider has been recognized at the Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2018, held by Center for Global Inclusion in Karachi for setting excellent benchmarks in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion practices in its work culture. Telenor Pakistan received the ‘Best Practice Award’ in the category ‘Flexibility, Work life Integration and Benefits’at the conference. CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khanreceived the award from Ms. Roshan Khursheed, Chairperson Poverty Alleviation Fund (PEI) and Acting Chairperson National Commission for Human
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PTCL to celebrate International Women Day across Pakistan

PTCL to celebrate International Women Day across Pakistan
PTCL to celebrate International Women Day across Pakistan. The International Women Day celebrations at PTCL are going to be held across Pakistan under the theme #PressforProgress” on March 8 this year. To acknowledge efforts of its female talent and to highlight their role in the company’s success, PTCL has organized special events and activities for celebrating Women’s Day in Islamabad, Lahore Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur. This year the International Women Day commemorated with the theme, ‘Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives’ to celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and justice, recognizing the tireless work
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PTCL inks agreement with Netflix to provide online subscription video on demand to its subscribers

PTCL inks agreement with Netflix to provide online subscription video on demand to its subscribers
PTCL inks agreement with Netflix to provide online subscription video on demand to its subscribers. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited PTCL has inked an agreement with Netflix, the world’s leading online entertainment company, to provide Netflix Gift subscriptions for 6 months to PTCL’s 8 Mbps and above internet subscribers. PTCL is the first telecom operator in Pakistan to launch a partnership with Netflix. Chief Commercial Officer PTCL, Adnan Shahid, met with Netflix’s Global Head of Business Development Bill Holmes at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where details of the agreement were discussed. PTCL already hosts advanced caching servers for Netflix in
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PTCL declared as the fastest growing brand in Pakistan

PTCL declared as the fastest growing brand in Pakistan
PTCL is declared as the fastest growing brand in Pakistan with a brand value of USD 119 million (More than 12.5 billion Rupees). This was announced by Brand Finance at a ceremony held in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2018. A trophy to mark this occasion was presented to Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL by David Haigh, CEO, Brand Finance. Hateem Dowidar, CEO of Etisalat Group, Adnan Shahid, Chief Commercial Officer, PTCL, Syed Shahzad Shah, EVP, Marketing & Communications, PTCL, along with other key management of Brand Finance and PTCL, were also present on the occasion. Brand
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Telenor Group joins Telecom Infra Project

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Telenor Group has joined the Telecom Infra Project(TIP). The global mobile operator will contribute to two TIP project groups focused on wireless networking:OpenCellularandmmWave. News that Telenor Groupbecame a member of TIP was announced at a press event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. “Driving the industry towards more openness is important for the ecosystem, as well as for Telenor Group,in order to pursue efficiency, innovation andattractive service experience. We are excited to collaborate with the world's leading telecom operators, infrastructure providers and system integrators in TIP to trial open base stations in Pakistan and Terragraph in Malaysia.” said RuzaSabanovic,
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PTCL signs Fiber Leasing Agreement for 3rd consecutive year with Telenor Pakistan

PTCL signs Fiber Leasing Agreement for 3rd consecutive year with Telenor Pakistan
Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited PTCL and Telenor Pakistan (TP), for the third consecutive year have entered into a fiber leasing agreement, under which PTCL will deliver fiber footprint to Telenor Pakistan. Prior to this agreement, PTCL and Telenor have successfully signed and executed two back to back fiber leasing agreement in 2016 and 2017. This initiative will ensure delivery of quality telecommunication services for the Pakistani market. This arrangement will enable Telenor Pakistan to utilize PTCL’s extensive nationwide fiber optic footprint and its expertise in deploying, operating and maintaining a fiber optic network. Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL
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PTCL Group posted stable revenue of Rs. 117B in 2017

PTCL Group posted stable revenue of Rs. 117B in 2017
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited PTCL, the country’s leading telecom and ICT services provider has announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017 at its Board of Directors meeting held in Islamabad on February 14, 2018. In 2017, the Group revenue remained stable at Rs. 117 billion after having declined 1% the year before. As a result of increase inother operating income of the Group mainly due to favourable outcome  of certain legal cases and improved bottom line of Ufone, profit of PTCL Group registered 168% increase during 2017 compared to the last year which included a one off impact of Voluntary Separation Scheme
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