June 28, 2021

UNDP and Jazz open registrations for SDG Bootcamps for Social Enterprises

Aimed at promoting social entrepreneurship and strengthening the startup ecosystem in the country, UNDP Pakistan and Jazz have launched SDG Bootcamp for Social Enterprises. Under the […]
June 28, 2021

“PoorTax” on the most vulnerable telecom users?

The Minister for Finance, Shaukat Tareen, declared that a tax of 75 Paisas will be charged on mobile calls that are longer than five minutes, igniting […]
June 25, 2021

Anticipating present and future connectivity needs key to a Digital Pakistan

As per the data available with the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the imports of mobile phones increased by 58.03 percent during May 2021 in comparison to […]
June 24, 2021

Jazz secures telecom sector’s largest credit facility to support 4G network rollout

Islamabad – 23 June 2021: Jazz has secured a PKR 50 billion syndicated credit facility from a banking consortium led by HBL. This 10-year facility will […]
June 22, 2021

State Bank of Pakistan and JazzCash join hands to increase financial literacy among youth

National Institute of Banking and Finance (NIBAF) – a subsidiary of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), and JazzCash, Pakistan’s leading FinTech Company, have signed a […]
June 18, 2021

Govt Launches Smart Village Projects Throughout Pakistan

Initially, one Smart Village will be established each in Islamabad, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan. The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MOIT&T), through […]
June 17, 2021

Jazz Partners with Sinch to Secure A2P Messaging for its Mobile Subscribers

Sinch AB (publ) a global leader in cloud communications and software for mobile operators, has partnered with Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator and the largest […]
June 16, 2021

The Hovering Digital Divide in Pakistan

In the EIU’s annual Inclusive Internet Index report released earlier this year, it was highlighted that Pakistan still ranks the highest in the world when it […]
June 12, 2021

Jazz to Assist NCOC in Its Nationwide Vaccination Campaign

Following meetings with the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Jazz is mobilizing its resources to carry out a nationwide awareness campaign, urging Pakistanis to get […]
June 8, 2021

High Taxes & Duties for TELCOS obstructing progress on Digital Pakistan

The telecom industry has sought exemption from taxes and duties on import of telecom equipment in the upcoming budget. Citing the fact that the local telecom […]
June 4, 2021

Case for a Digital Pakistan – Adequate Spectrum

The availability of adequate spectrum is a key factor in driving cellular growth, unfortunately, it has historically been neglected in Pakistan. As of now, only one-third […]