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Cross-pollination: PTA shares Best Practices with International Regulators

Cross-pollination: PTA shares Best Practices with International Regulators

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) hosted the Sixth Regional Regulators’ Roundtable from 18-19 July 2016 and a special 3-day International Training Program (ITP) jointly organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and PTA from 20-22 July 2016 in Islamabad. Delegations from 23 countries …Continue reading

ITU’s Scientometrics Lab Ranks Pakistani Universities on the Basis of Quality of Research

Quaid-i-Azam University tops Broad Institutions category, Aga Khan tops Specialized Institutions. For the first time in Pakistan, the Scientometrics Lab of Information Technology University (ITU) recently ranked the country’s universities on the basis of quality of their research. The Quality Research Ranking …Continue reading

Shark-spotting drone under trial in Australia

Capable of up to one hour flight per charge. The New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia has launched the trial of mini-drone to detect sharks and help and rescue swimmers and surfers from their attack. The shark-spotting drone has been named …Continue reading

Google can now Translate Pashto and Sindhi

The search engine giant Google has added Pashto and Sindhi languages to its free tool, Google Translate. The free online language translation service, which instantly translates text and web pages, now supports over 100 languages. In a post on Google Translate Blog, …Continue reading

Channel 24 Broadcasts Unlawful

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) fined Value TV for broadcasting unlicensed programing on the airwaves today. PEMRA alleges that Value TV is running “Channel 24’ without license. The broadcasting license issued by PEMRA is in fact in the name of Value …Continue reading