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Over half of Pakistanis believe mobile technology significantly improved their careers: Telenor study

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Islamabad, November 08, 2022 (PPI-OT):Nearly 54% of Pakistanis believe mobile devices and mobile technology have significantly improved their careers and aided in developing their skills, with women reporting that their mobile devices have significantly improved their quality of life, according to a study conducted by Telenor Asia. The study, and the second instalment of the “Digital Lives Decoded” series launched in conjunction with Telenor Asia’s 25th anniversary, looks at how respondents across Asia are using their mobiles to adapt to changing realities as new work cultures emerge post-pandemic. The report was surveyed by over 8,000 mobile internet users across eight countries in South and Southeast Asia. These countries include Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakista...

Telenor Pakistan’s Apollo App Simplifies Tax Return Filing for Retailers via Befiler

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Islamabad, November 04, 2022 (PPI-OT): Telenor Pakistan has brought on board Befiler, simplifying the tax return filing process for its retailers on subsidized rates through its application Apollo. Apollo is an industry-first digital distribution retail application that empowers retailers and retail businesses to sell their services to a larger number of customers in lesser time. The digital platform has evolved into a comprehensive ecosystem by serving as a one-stop digital solution for retailers across Pakistan. The Telenor Pakistan-powered digital solution delivers telco-related services such as easyload, financial services, and bundle subscriptions. By partnering with Befiler, a tax filing and NTN registration portal for individuals and SMEs, Telenor Pakistan is empowering its retailer...

Areej Khan Takes Charge as Telenor Pakistan’s Chief Human Resource Officer

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Islamabad, June 28, 2022 (PPI-OT): Telenor Pakistan has announced Areej Khan’s appointment as the Chief Human Resource Officer. Areej has been associated with Telenor Pakistan since the pre-launch phase over 18 years ago. Areej was heading the Digital Division as Vice President in her most recent role. During her tenure, she helped shape Telenor Pakistan’s digital strategy while the company emphasized growth through industry-leading initiatives, including launching the biggest esports platform, GameBird. Before her time in digital, Areej held leadership roles across several functions, including Communications and Sustainability in Corporate Affairs and Digital Marketing in the Commercial Division. Areej is taking over from Oystein Bakken, who joined at the onset of COVID-19 two and a half ...

Telenor Launches Pakistan’s Biggest Esports Platform ‘GameBird’

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Islamabad, June 28, 2022 (PPI-OT): In boosting the country’s gaming ecosystem, Telenor Pakistan has launched Pakistan’s biggest esports platform, GameBird. The launch event was held at Telenor’s 345 campus, attended by some of the biggest names in the industry. Former women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir was the chief guest at the event. Pakistan’s top esports professionals like Arsalan Ash, Haseeb aka HSB, Amu Shahid, and members of House of Blood were among the Pakistani gaming community. GameBird is the only platform in Pakistan that offers online gaming tournaments with AAA-rated partners, entertaining a digital footprint of more than 50,000 active users and more than 140,000 unique users every month. Video game enthusiasts can now live stream and participate in tournaments, find top-...

Telenor Group participates in WEF special dialogue with Prime Minister Imran Khan

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Islamabad, November 25, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sigve Brekke, the President and CEO of Telenor Group, today participated in a special virtual dialogue with Prime Minister Imran Khan as part of a country strategic dialogue on Pakistan hosted by the World Economic Forum (“WEF”). In the dialogue, Telenor Group called for greater cooperation between public and private sectors in bridging Pakistan’s significant gap in digital access. Looking at the challenges contributing to this digital divide, Telenor Group emphasised the need to create an environment in which mobile operators can continue to strengthen connectivity, which is the building block of the digital economy. In this context, Sigve Brekke stated that fair and predictable regulatory and taxation regimes are necessary to improve business climat...

Telenor Pakistan Collaborates with Directorate of Science and Technology, KPK to Digitally Empower 500 Female Entrepreneurs

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Islamabad, October 08, 2020 (PPI-OT): Staying true to its commitment of empowering societies and contributing to the country’s socio-economic uplift, Telenor Pakistan is fulfilling its pledge under World Bank’s Girls Learn Women Earn (GLWE) programme by expanding its reach to empower the underserved female entrepreneurs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This initiative is being taken in collaboration with Creative Innovative Unit (CIU), a platform established by Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST) KPK. The ceremony was held at CIU’s office in Peshawar, where an MoU was signed between Telenor Pakistan and Creative Innovation Unit. Madiha Parvez, Head of Corporate Innovation and Digital Education, Telenor Pakistan and Bilal Jabbar, Project Director, CIU signed on behalf of the two organisation...