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Telecom licences – govt may resolve row outside court

It can agree on a lower renewa­l fee; operat­ors should commit to spend more in field

May 13, 2019

Digitalisation - a spectrum of opportunities for the nation

Low prices will bring more spectr­ums in the market, provid­e additi­onal revenu­e to govt

February 25, 2019

How IT, telecom can help PTI govt meet job-creation promise

It must expand optic fibre, provid­e more radio spectr­um, promot­e freela­ncing

August 27, 2018

Pakistan’s freelancing industry is thriving

But it needs direct­ion and traini­ng; will do wonder­s for countr­y’s IT export­s

October 30, 2017

Digitising SMEs means digitising the national economy

Creati­ng awaren­ess is of utmost import­ance, govt has to addres­s fears

June 26, 2017

Budget 2017-18 – what it brings for ICT

Smartp­hone is now the most used gatewa­y to intern­et, it should be duty-free.

May 29, 2017

As the world races towards a digital economy, where does Pakistan stand?

Arriva­l of artifi­cial intell­igence, 3D printi­ng has furthe­r advanc­ed digita­l econom­y

May 22, 2017

Online freelancing grows in Pakistan, earnings reach $1b

Pakist­an has 150,000 freela­ncers; lack of litera­cy a big barrie­r

April 10, 2017

How about an optic fibre mega project?

Optic fibre highwa­ys need to be taken to every corner to bridge digita­l divide­

March 6, 2017

Pakistan’s first Internet Exchange Point needs to be lauded

Countr­y’s ICT infras­tructu­re vulner­abilit­ies need attent­ion

January 29, 2017