Warid SIM verification status by SMS & IVR

With the current efforts of biometric verification of SIMs nationwide, the telecom industry is facing many challenges to complete the process in time. The main focus of all the mobile operators is to verify the maximum number of their subscribers in the limited allocated time and have initiated innovative ways to facilitate their customers.

“Keeping in mind the tradition of innovation, Warid Telecom has taken it a step further by offering a simple yet innovative way to identify the verification status of any number by calling its IVR numbers 100 or 321,” stated Mr Nauman Fakhar, Director of Customer Services at Warid.

6 million Users Access Facebook through Mobilink

Mobilink has announced that 6 million of its subscribers now use Facebook through one of the many social media friendly internet packages. Since the launch of 3G services in Pakistan, Mobilink has introduced affordable and youth centric internet packages which have resulted in an almost 90% growth in Mobilink’s Facebook user base.

Aamer Manzoor, Head of Data, Mobilink said “With the largest customer base using Facebook through its services, Mobilink clearly understands the value of engaging with social media enthusiasts in a way that brings value to the relationship. Expanding on our vision to include the social media, we look to offer innovative communications solutions to our subscriber base in the form of free offers, competitions and other youth centric schemes that make each day better for them. Our actions have created a more open and connected community online; a pioneering step in social media usage” 

LAMUDI.PK RELAUNCHES WITH INTUITIVE NEW DESIGN Pakistan’s best real estate website unveils new-look responsive Interface to simplify house-hunting

Lamudi.pk has re-launched with a complete revamp of its website to offer a more intuitive design that streamlines the online house-hunting process for users globally.

The new website introduces a responsive design, with the site adapting to match the user’s particular device and screen size. The platform’s appearance has been improved to display properties for sale and rent in an easier-to-read format with larger photos. Dedicated sections for real estate agencies and new spaces for advertisements have also been introduced.

Lamudi.pk’s, Country Director, Saad Arshed, said: “This redesign puts the user at the center of our product. The responsive design is very important because we know an increasing number of our users access Lamudi on a mobile device in addition to a desktop PC. The new design is tailored to our customers’ needs, making it easier than ever before to find the perfect property online and to contact real estate agents via phone, SMS or email.

Dial *930# for amazing 3G offers on Samsung Galaxy

For the first time in Pakistan, Samsung has launched Telenor’s special tariff plans for Galaxy devices. Upon dialing *930# from a Telenor prepaid SIM, the users of a Samsung Galaxy device will receive the option to subscribe to any one of the special bundles being offered through this campaign.

Zong acknowledges its Valued Customers for Supporting Verification Efforts

 Pakistan’s No.1 and only 3G + 4G operator extended its warm acknowledgements to its valued  customers for wholeheartedly supporting the ongoing verification drive. Cellular service  subscribers across the country have come out of their way to re-verify their SIM’s to ensure  that SIM’s are actually in their use and not being used for any unlawful activities. As per  National Database and Registration Authority’s (NADRA) statistics, a total of 57.6 million SIMs  have been re-verified. Meanwhile, a total of 10 million SIMs have been effectively blocked. This  has been possible owing to the cooperation of valued customers who have responded  responsibly by showing up in great numbers to get their SIMs verified. Zong is hopeful that the telecom sector, the government and the general public will continue to work together to address and overcome this issue of grave national security.