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ZONG 4G Connects Female Doctors at Homes to Patients in Remote Areas

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In the remote town of Mansehra, a clinic powered by Zong 4G & operated by DoctHERs serves the urban slum area in Shahnawaz chowk. 14-year-old Rehmat from the areas is brought to the clinic by his father who works as a mechanic. Dr. Mariya, connected via video link from Lahore, 400 miles away, examines Rehmat with the help of Raheel, a qualified nurse. Rehmat has night blindness and this is the first time he has been diagnosed with the disease. Rehmat’s father Zahoor, says; “This (health care platform) is a blessing for people like us who cannot afford high consultant
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NTC Excellence awards ceremony attended by Anusha Rehman

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In recognition of valuable services and outstanding achievements of NTC officials, National Telecommunication Corporation arranged NTC Excellence awards ceremony here in Islamabad today. Minister of State for IT & Telecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman was the chief guest. Top representatives from the Government including top officials from Ministry of IT & Telecom as well as executives from IT & Telecom industry, the business sector, professionals, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on MoITT were also present at the occasion. Managing Director NTC, Brig (Retd) Viqar Rashid Khan in his inaugural address, warmly welcomed the guests and thanked Chief Guest, Minister for Information Technology,
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Telecom

JazzCash Mobile Account Nominated for GSMA Glomo Awards 2017

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JazzCash Mobile Account has been nominated for GSMA Glomo Awards 2017 in the category of ‘Best Mobile Product, Application or Service for Women in Emerging Markets’. The GSMA Glomo Awards offer organizations across the global mobile eco-system the opportunity to showcase the latest mobile products, apps, devices, services, and initiatives to the world, and are considered the most prestigious telecom awards at the global level. “We congratulate all of the nominees for the Glomo Awards, which once again saw an impressive number of entries,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “The Glomo Awards recognize those companies and individuals that
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Zong’s ‘Cloud Based’ Solution will expedite Healthcare with ‘Cloud Clinik’

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Zong, Pakistan’s No 1 4G network, has successfully launched its flagship product in the healthcare sector with the advent of ‘Cloud Clinic’ in the Family-Con event. The product will be providing electronic medical record solutions for small and big medical facilities. With this cloud-based solution, doctors will be able to manage their hospitals and clinics in a paper free manner with no upfront investment. CloudClinik is Pakistan’s first cloud-based EMR & Practice Management Software aimed to make healthcare facilities paper-free. It provides an unmatched user experience for doctors & administrators streamlining all practice workflows starting with patient registration to system
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53% Increase in PTCL Group Operating Profits in 2016

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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, 2016 at its Board of Directors meeting held in Islamabad on February 8, 2017. Operating profits of PTCL Group registered a 53% increase during 2016 compared to last year. The Group revenue stood at Rs. 117.2 billion and with effective cost optimization measures, the operating expenses of the Group were reduced by 3%. With the objective to align the resources with the current market challenges, PTCL implemented a Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) during 2016 and the
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Ms. Gunn Wærsted, Chair of Telenor Group, Visited Pakistan

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Ms. Gunn Wærsted, Chair of Telenor Group, recently concluded a one-day visit to Telenor Pakistan during which she held high-level meetings with top management representatives of Telenor Pakistan and discussed company’s strategic goals. During her visit, Ms.Wærsted also called on Ms. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecom, at her office and discussed the development in Pakistan’s ICT sector and Telenor’s ambitions going forward. “Telenor has a long-term commitment to Pakistan, which is evident from the level of investment that currently stands at US$ 3.5 billion since its inception in 2005,” said Gunn Wærsted. “Driven by our
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PTCL Summit Program Grooming Young Talent

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Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) undertook the Summit Program to hire graduates from all over Pakistan. Through a rigorous selection process, 125 candidates were selected purely on merit from all parts of Pakistan for the program and are currently under training at the PTCL Academy.   Speaking to the candidates, he said: “PTCL’s diverse services are spread across Pakistan and are a source of national connectivity because they touch the life of every Pakistani in one way or the other. PTCL is making all efforts to improve the life of every household across the country and that was a testament
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Telenor Big Bazaar brings Discounts on Smartphones & Internet Devices

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Telenor Pakistan, is offering mega online discounts on Telenor 3G/4G smart phones and internet devices as part of the ‘Telenor Big Bazaar’. This campaign is the part of Telenor Pakistan’s unremitting commitment to enabling and promoting digital inclusion and starts from 1st February, 2017. Telenor Pakistan has put the entire line of its smart phones and internet devices for sale on its official website. The development will help customers browse, purchase and get their favorite Telenor products delivered free to their doorstep straight via Telenor website while enjoying unmatched savings. Discount on Smartphones: In the small screen (smartphones) category, buyers
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New Brand Ambassador of Ufone – Hayat Achakzai

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In a recent bloggers meet-up held in Lahore, Ufone invited its valued customers and a new brand ambassador, Hayat Achakzai to talk about his experience as a determined sportsman who has made the country proud as a result of his passion for boxing. He shared insight into his sport and passion with the bloggers of the city. Ufone has always brought such inspirational, motivational, and low-paid customers to the projection so that the world could see how magnificent they are. With over 20 million customers and a growing 3G network, Ufone has great potential for the near future. In fact,
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Mobilink appoint new Vice President – Faisal Sattar

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Various sources recently claimed that Faisal Sattar has now joined Mobilink, now called ‘Jazz’. A spokesperson from Mobilink informed NetMag that news about the appointment was indeed legitimate, and also said that Faisal’s notification has been issued by the company. Faisal is not new to working at Mobilink, as he has previously been employed at Mobilink, and was recently the CEO of Universal Service Fund, where he supervised and was responsible for many projects related to rural telephony, and broadband development. As it seems, Mobilink has made a wise decision in appointing Mr. Faisal, who is a graduate of the
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