Day: February 10, 2022

  • SCO brings 4G to G-B’s Shamshal valley

    SCO brings 4G to G-B’s Shamshal valley

    The Special Communications Organisation (SCO) has bought 4G services to Shamshal village in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B), where people previously had to travel five hours to Hunza for communication and medical assistance. Shamshal, a border village that connects Pakistan and China, is located 55 kilometers from the Karakoram Highway. Its distance had made access to amenities difficult for the villagers. The…

  • UBL eyes majority stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank

    The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed United Bank Limited (UBL) for due diligence to acquire Telenor Microfinance Bank, a bourse filing said on Tuesday. “The SBP had granted in-principle approval to UBL to commence the due diligence of Telenor Microfinance Bank Limited (TMB) for the proposed acquisition of 55 percent sponsor shares in…