Information Technology – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Getting ready for the 5G network – are we there to jump in? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/getting-ready-for-the-5g-network-are-we-there-to-jump-in/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/getting-ready-for-the-5g-network-are-we-there-to-jump-in/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 20:01:17 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27334 The world is changing rapidly and to compete with other nations we need to adopt new technologies. The last 3G/4G spectrum auctions for telecom services happened in 2014. Pakistan has already been successfully experiencing 3G and 4G mobile broadband technologies and the number of users is increasing every day. Rapidly increasing demand for high bandwidth …

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Predictive inequality in artificial intelligence modernism http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/predictive-inequality-in-artificial-intelligence-modernism/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/predictive-inequality-in-artificial-intelligence-modernism/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 20:00:41 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27378 Currently, in the world there are 12.5 billion internet connected devices such as smartwatches, security surveillance systems and smart home appliances, this has already surpassed the number of human beings on the planet that is 7.53 billion people. This market is rapidly growing as at least 26 billion of internet connected devices are projected to …

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Launch of EMIs will empower e-commerce and digital economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/launch-of-emis-will-empower-e-commerce-and-digital-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/launch-of-emis-will-empower-e-commerce-and-digital-economy/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:53:54 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27336 After a decade of launching regulations for branchless banking that enabled the entry of telecommunication companies into the arena of banking and payments, SBP recently launched regulations for Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs). The document outlines objectives and scope of regulations, licensing procedure, governance arrangement, Capital Requirement, funds safeguarding arrangements, customer due diligence use of agents …

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Laptop assembling/manufacturing plant facility in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/laptop-assembling-manufacturing-plant-facility-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/laptop-assembling-manufacturing-plant-facility-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:52:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27384 The dream has come true as far as the use of information technology gadgets is concerned. People used to talk about free calls, which is more or less a reality since myriads of literate individuals use WhatsApp and Skype as per their convenience. The use of technology has brought convenience and accuracy with somewhat less …

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First 5g networks induction – new telecom future has arrived http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/first-5g-networks-induction-new-telecom-future-has-arrived/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/08/first-5g-networks-induction-new-telecom-future-has-arrived/#respond Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:51:08 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27349 South Korea has become the first country in the world to commercially launch 5G networks, beating US and China who are also in the making of this technology. Soon after the launch of the service on early Wednesday the three top telecom providers of South Korea – SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus began the …

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Pakistan with 5th generation mobile! http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/pakistan-with-5thgeneration-mobile/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/pakistan-with-5thgeneration-mobile/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 19:41:01 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=17909 Does Pakistan need 5G/5thGeneration Mobile? Can we afford this technology? Would it replace the existing so-called 4G in Pakistan? Are we that technologically-advanced that we should be the first nation in South Asia to test 5thgeneration cellular services for fast connectivity? Are our institutions, both the federal and the provincial, ready for the coordination required …

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The pros and cons of Artificial Intelligence in Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/the-pros-and-cons-of-artificial-intelligence-in-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/the-pros-and-cons-of-artificial-intelligence-in-pakistan/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 19:40:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=17884 Prospects It is a fact that after the tremendous growth in mobile internet, artificial intelligence will soon become the largest future outlet. AI or artificial intelligence – is the science that governs, controls, regulates, and connects all other fields in the world, be they sciences, faculties of engineering, technology, education, or even business. Countries and …

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Telecom sector sees impressive growth in four years http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/telecom-sector-sees-impressive-growth-in-four-years/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/telecom-sector-sees-impressive-growth-in-four-years/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 19:39:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=17905 The growth rate of Pakistan’s telecommunication sector has been significant during the last four years. Information Technology and Telecommunication has contributed a lot by bringing Mobile Broadband services – 3G, 4G, LTE, to the country. Pakistan has been working with firm determination for three years and even now is working hard for the development of …

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The way forward for telecom industry in Pakistan for FY 2018-19 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/the-way-forward-for-telecom-industry-in-pakistan-for-fy-2018-19/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/the-way-forward-for-telecom-industry-in-pakistan-for-fy-2018-19/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 19:38:32 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=17886 The past few years have been difficult for telecom companies across the world and Pakistan is no exception. Overall revenues and cash flows have dipped despite the fact that consumption of mobile data has increased. This has been mainly because telecom companies have invested heavily in their wireless 3G and 4G networks. Fiscal Year 2018-19 …

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Pakistan catching up the e-commerce market http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/pakistan-catching-up-the-e-commerce-market/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2018/07/09/pakistan-catching-up-the-e-commerce-market/#respond Sun, 08 Jul 2018 19:37:12 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=17915 Electronic commerce or e-commerce is no more restricted to only buying and selling online rather it is now mobile commerce, Facebook commerce, interfacing of websites with bank accounts, securing electronic payments through credit and debit cards, Business-to-Business (B2B) activities for manufacturers and traders, online equivalents of the retail outlets, tracking inventories electronically, automated purchasing, lowering …

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