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Probe underway into $3.3M fraud at Telenor bank

Several employees at Telenor’s Pakistan-based Microfinance Bank were accused of helping scam the operation out …

IMF hails mobile money growth in Asia

Mobile money has made rapid strides in Asia over the past five years, with the …

Pakistan high court clamps down on mobile taxes

Pakistan’s Supreme Court suspended what it called “exorbitant tax deductions” on prepaid mobile top-up cards …

Telenor sells stake in mobile money subsidiary

Telenor announced a deal worth $184.5 million to sell a 45 per cent stake in …

Pakistan 3G, 4G penetration accelerates

Pakistan’s mobile internet penetration continued a steady climb through July and August, though the bulk …

Telenor wants 4G smartphone subsidies in Pakistan

The high price of 4G-enabled smartphones is a major obstacle when it comes to accessing …

Zong expands 4G lead in Pakistan

Pakistan’s third largest mobile operator Zong increased its 4G user base to 4.4 million at …

Pakistan state bank backs free SimSim m-wallet

Mobile payment app SimSim became Pakistan’s first free mobile wallet service after the State Bank …

Pakistan to cut taxes on mobile services, handsets

Pakistan’s government announced some relief to the country’s heavily taxed mobile industry and consumers, with …

Jazz sole bidder in Pakistan 1.8GHz auction

Pakistan’s efforts to generate revenue from a spectrum auction was once again met with tepid …