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Zong partners with WhatsApp to launch affordable data bundle

Zong partners with WhatsApp to launch affordable data bundle

Zong customers can now enjoy affordable WhatsApp voice and video calling with Zong 4G World’s leading messaging platform WhatsApp and Zong 4G have entered in a partnership to offer users on the Zong 4G network extremely affordable data rates for utilizing video and voice calling features. The deal intends to make WhatsApp’s industry-leading calling service more affordable and convenient in ... Read More »

Almost half the world will be connected to Internet by end of 2016, says UN

Almost half the world will be connected to Internet by end of 2016, says UN

More than half the world’s people still off the Internet, Women, the elderly and the poor are still lagging behind, U.N. report says United Nation’s agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report says that 47 percent of the world’s people now use the Internet.  However, released also discovered serious geographic and economic disparities in who uses the Internet. One year back, ... Read More »

Netflix fans can now download shows to watch offline


You need to have iOS 8.0 software or later, or Android 4.4.2 or later  and the latest Netflix app version. American multinational entertainment co. Netflix has finally announced a most demanded feature for their subscribers. The Netflix allows their worldwide disconnected members on offline mode, to download selected TV shows and movies for viewing on Android and Apple devices. Despite ... Read More »

Kiddle – a safe search engine for kids unveiled

Kiddle - a safe search engine for kids unveiled

A new search engine – Kiddle – aims to be like a Google Search for children, with results filtered to bring up ‘safe’ sites and sites written in simple language. Kiddle uses Google colours but instead of the traditional white background has adopted an outer space theme, fit with a friendly robot. Kiddle is a family friendly search engine enhanced ... Read More »

Ghazi University to offer smartphones to students, faculty


Ghazi University students, faculty to receive smartphones with study curriculum and eBooks DERA GHAZI KHAN – Staff and students in many worldwide colleges and universities now rely on smartphones and tablets as technology is helping to improve ways of working and learning. A Pakistani university has also taken a smart move by offering students smartphones. Ghazi University, based in Dera ... Read More »

YouTube restores in Pakistan officially

YouTube restores in Pakistan officially

Pakistan government has formally unblocked YouTube after three years and four months ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been ordered to officially reopen access to YouTube for Pakistani internet users on Monday, over three and a half years after the world’s most popular video streaming website was initially blocked in the country. According to media sources the IT ... Read More »

Netflix now available in Pakistan

Netflix now available in Pakistan

LAS VEGAS – Netflix, the world’s leading video-streaming network, announced the launch of its services in Pakistan and 129 other countries. The Netflix Pakistan website says users can watch TV shows and movies for $7.99 a month, with a free month offer. The network would not be available in China, although it said the company continues to explore options for ... Read More »

ISOC and COMSATS to empower Communities through Wireless Connectivity

Internet Society and COMSATS Internet Services announced a project in Chak Faiz, Multan, to connect Pakistan's rural communities with wireless connectivity

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – To connect rural communities with wireless connectivity, Internet Society and COMSATS Internet Services have initiated a pilot project in Chak Faiz, a rural community in Multan, Pakistan. The Wireless for Communities Programme (W4C) project will provide Internet access to underserved rural areas using a community empowerment approach through Wi-Fi-based technologies. The project is the outcome of a ... Read More »

BlackBerry to exit Pakistan to avoid Data Monitoring demands


BlackBerry has confirmed that it is exiting its entire operations in Pakistan entirely to avoid allowing authorities in the nation to monitor its main business enterprise server and e-mail messages. Back in July, the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) said it would shutter BlackBerry Enterprise Services (known as BES) by December 1 for “security reasons.” The issue was thought to center ... Read More »

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