Zong 4G

Zong 4G Elevates Digital Transformation

In a significant development, Zong 4G, Pakistan’s leading telecom operator, has achieved Maturity Level 3 (ML3) of the esteemed Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) by ISACA, marking a major boost for its digital transformation journey. CMMI, a widely recognized framework for enhancing software development practices, provides a validated collection of global best practices. This appraisal…

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strategy fbr

Cybersecurity Breach Exposes Fraudulent Activities in FBR’s Sales Tax System

In a concerning development, hackers have successfully infiltrated FBR’s sales tax system, manipulating sales tax returns of legitimate taxpayers to claim false sales/purchases and illicitly obtain tax credits and refunds amounting to billions. The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) has taken swift action, directing the FBR to address the issue and take stringent measures against the…

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PTA Forms Committee

PTA Launches Cybersecurity Task Force

In a significant move, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has taken the lead in fortifying cybersecurity within the telecom sector. The PTA has formed a Cybersecurity Task Force, a pivotal industry-wide initiative aimed at ensuring the effective execution of the cybersecurity objectives outlined in the strategic plan spanning from 2023 to 2028. The task force,…

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PTCL, Telenor

Telenor concludes strategic review in Pakistan with sale of Telenor Pakistan to PTCL

Telenor Group today announces the sale of its Pakistan telco operations to Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd (“PTCL”), which is part of technology and investment group e&. PTCL’s major assets include Ufone, a mobile operator in Pakistan with over 20 million customers. The sale is part of Telenor’s strategy to build scale and market-leading players in…

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