Internet services should be inexpensive if Pakistan is to be proboted
The world is moving with a supersonic speed in information technology
and communication. Nations are running after abreasting themselves to get an edge over
more advanced and sophisticated IT structure of their own. Information Technology is the
issue of today as well as future, in this era, information load is on the highway of
modern sophisticated flow of rapid exchange of information worldwide. But Pakistan is
lagging far behind in IT, however in last couple of years the pace has been increased
drastically with the emergence of many ISPs in the market to offer as they say better
services. Importantly their emergence has resulted in increased competition to the
betterment of consumer.
SAMW is one of the recently launched Internet Service Provider and Web
Portal to connect Pakistan to the global community worldwide. SAMW stands for South Asian
Media Wise. SAMW prefers to call itself a goodwill ambassador for having first South Asian
Website with Pakistan emphasis. In global so far, we, as Pakistani could not be presented
with all its potentials, opportunities and beauty, SAMW claims itself a step to
communicate the another side of Pakistan with a place of glittering young generation and
SAMWise was incorporated in the US in 1993 as a voice communication
company working with organizations like MCI and Sprint. In 1995 SAMW focused on Data
communication and by 1998 SAMW had expanded to wide area networking.
SAMWOnline was registered in Pakistan in June 1999. It later applied to
work as an ISP. The application was approved in January 2000. It has launched as an ISP
and web portal in Pakistan and has plans to launch similar services in Bangladesh and Sri
Lanka next month, however Karachi will remain a main desk for SAMW's web portal .
SAMW online claims itself to be an ISP with IQ having edge in
technology and knowledge. SAMW also claims to offer lowest internet rates , however it
doesn't call lowest internet rates its most distinctive mark. Portal web of SAMW line is
the collaborative efforts of professional journalists to provide readers with latest news,
updated informations, market positions, stock watch and much much more, vide
www.samwonline.com. SAMW seeks to blend knowledge with technology by having sophisticated
web portal. User can get needed information at one single place from SAMW's
correspondents. SAMW provides opportunity to the reader to chat with favourite
SAMW has an agreement with Agence France Press to bring the latest news for
their user from all over the world .
SAMW aims at to promote and encourage computer and internet use in
Pakistan primarily by making the computer and internet affordable for the common man. SAMW
believes that internet services should be inexpensive if Pakistan is to be promoted as an
IT nation. SAMW realizes that being an IT specialist will no longer be a choice but rather
be a compulsion to justify its presence in the market.
SAMWOnline sees itself an intelligent plumber allowing anyone to log
into its 'home' portal to find news, information and reviews and previews, lifestyles
& entertainment etc. SAMWOnline deals with the concept of personalization of
intelligence. At the time of signing up the email account whatever the personal
information is submitted by user will remain with portal's own intelligence to determine
the personal aptitudes and interest of the user, obvious from his or her browsing, the
system has a brilliant ability and tendency to measure personal interests with accuracy.
SAMW provides the knowledge exactly what the user needs and shortens the time consumtion
by cutting it out to the user's need and enhance the interests. SAMW's web portal is
beneficial for public in general and students in particular which can update their
knowledge with latest available information.
SAMW has started its operation, now it is for the user to decide if
services match its claim . But Now it is imperative to promote the country as an IT nation
by increasing the use of computer and IT.