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GREEN CARD FOR IT PROFESSIONAL IN GERMANY

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 19:25

In order to meet a current temporary demand for highly qualified experts in information and communication technology, up to 20,000 foreigners with a university or polytechnic degree and a place of residence outside the European Union / European Economic Area can be granted a work permit for a ...

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Google searches trigger error messages in China

Google searches trigger error messages in China

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 10:21

Searches on Google's Chinese-language site failed to return results on Tuesday from within China, but it was not immediately clear if the site was blocked or if the problems were due to a service glitch. Google last week said it would no longer bow to government censors in Beijing and effectively ...

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Cable TV Operators to Increase Number of Broadband Users

Sunday, April 25, 2010 22:23

The numbers of broadband subscribers are likely to grow as the telecom regulator has started issuing licenses to Cable TV operator for Direct Subscriber Line (DSL) services on their existing infrastructure, as reported by Daily Times. Official sources said the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) would issue license to potential cable TV ...

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Mustafa Paracha Resigns from Mobilink

Friday, April 23, 2010 22:50

As expected, we are just told by sources that Mustafa Paracha has resigned from his position at Mobilink as Vice-President, Broadband & Carrier Division. We have got the confirmation of Mr. Paracha’s resignation from Mobilink as well. Reportedly He would be leaving Mobilink to head wi-tribe, however Moblink didn’t comment on his ...

Senate Body Dismayed by PTA Failure to Block Unregistered SIMs

Friday, April 23, 2010 6:42

The Senate Standing Committee on Interior has expressed dismay over the failure of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block the unregistered cell-phone SIMs and directed the regulator to provide exact data of SIMs blocked over non-verification as well as mobile SIMs issued against manual (old) National Identity Cards (MNICs). The committee ...

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Ufone Banai Lakhpati Lottery Scheme

Ufone Banai Lakhpati Lottery Scheme

Friday, April 23, 2010 1:05

After Mobilink’s SMS Khazana, Ufone has started a similar sort of lottery called”Ufone Banai Lakhpati. Ufone users will have send a blank SMS to 728, answer a quiz and enter Lucky Draw. Ufone says it has a Bumper Prize of Rs. 500,000 while 10 users will be getting 100 ...

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LTE is the Future Technology for Broadband

Friday, April 23, 2010 0:20

The Military College of Signals (MCS) held a 2-day seminar on broadband networks at its Pindi campus on April 19th and 20th. Participants of the seminar included Chairman PTA, experts from the industry, MCS faculty and students. Seminar covered detailed presentations on different broadband technologies including wired broadband such as DSL ...

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Khosa Terms PTCL’s Privatization Totally Fair

Friday, April 23, 2010 0:15

Tussle over PTCL’s privatization continues, after Senator Waqar Ahmed Khan’s statement yesterday, where he had said that there was no contractual obligation to transfer titles of the state-land where PTCL offices stand to private investors, today Advisor to the Prime Minister on Information Technology Latif Khosa stated that ...

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USF Stretches Broadband to another 21 Cities in Southern Punjab

USF Stretches Broadband to another 21 Cities in Southern Punjab

Friday, April 23, 2010 0:11

Thanks to Universal Service Fund, 21 cities in southern Punjab are now broadband equipped with 25,100 customers already on board since the roll-out started three months ago. Contract for 11 districts (Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Khanewal, Leiah, Lodhran, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur and Vehari) was awarded to PTCL ...

PTA Organizes 2nd National Workshop on Telecom Reporting

PTA Organizes 2nd National Workshop on Telecom Reporting

Thursday, April 22, 2010 23:46

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) organized 2nd National Workshop on Telecommunication Reporting here today. Chairman PTA, Dr. Mohammed Yaseen presided over the event while Member (Finance) PTA, Syed Nasrul Karim Ghaznavi, Member (Technical) PTA, Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar, Director Generals and other officials of PTA and representatives from print and electronic media ...

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