Keeping in view its vision of a customer-focused bank with service excellence, BOP opens new doors of convenience for its customer base of over 700,000 customers.
BOP has an extensive network of 306 branches across Pakistan with over 126 ATMs. BOP will be the first bank in Pakistan going for Master Debit Card issuance over 1Link. This will also be BOP’s first set of branded debit cards.
Oracle Pakistan has announced general availability of Oracle Database 12c, the first Database designed for the Cloud, in Pakistan.
On the occasion, Ahsen Javed, Regional Managing Director, Oracle Pakistan and SAGE-W said,
In a startling development early morning, we found out that the Finnish mobile phone giant has finally capitulated under pressure and decided to cell out almost all of its mobile phone business to Microsoft for USD 7.18 Billion (5.44 Billion Euro).
According to news reports, Microsoft will pay €3.79 billion to buy “substantially all” of the Nokia business, which includes its smartphone operations. Microsoft will also pay €1.65 billion to license Nokia’s patents, the companies said, bringing the deal to €5.44 billion, or $7.18 billion.
Karachi – 12th July, 2013: Today, Nokia established a new bench-marking smartphone imaging with the arrival of the Nokia Lumia 1020, boasting a second generation 41 megapixel sensor. Unlike any smartphone in the market today the Nokia Lumia 1020 reinvents zoom, enabling people to discover more detail than the eye can see. With Nokia’s innovative PureView technology, including optical image stabilization, the device is able to produce some of the sharpest images possible by any digital camera.
This is made possible by leading hardware technology combined with a new application called Nokia Pro Camera, which makes it easy for anyone to take professional quality images.
Nokia announced that the Nokia Asha 501, the first of a new generation of smartphones to run on the new Asha Platform, will start selling this week in Pakistan. The new device will roll out in subsequent weeks across countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
“The new Nokia Asha 501 helps people quickly access everything they love with just a simple swipe,” said TimoToikkanen, executive vice president, Mobile Phones, Nokia. “Coupled with beautiful design, it’s a smartphone with both style and substance, offered at a great price.”
The suggested retail price for the Nokia Asha 501 is 99 USD without taxes and local subsidies.
The Samsung Galaxy S III Mini has launched a powerful and portable smartphone with the same look as the S III but better. It’s stylish and modern, equipped with the latest software compounded with great performance, comfortable feel and intuitive usability which means it’s the perfect phone for anyone and everyone.
The Galaxy S III Mini specifications include a 4 inch Super AMOLED Display, dual-core processor running at 1 GHz, 1 GB of RAMand Dual Camera (with video calls or self-portrait photography). As compared to galaxy S 3, S 3 mini only lacks an 8 megapixel camera (at the back), bigger 4.8 inch screen and Gorilla Glass Display. Other than this S 3 mini it runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), it has a 42h battery life, Samsung’s TouchWiz Skin, Smart alert, Pop up play, S Suggest, S Voice, Smart Stay, Video Hub, Game Hub 2.0, and the S Beam technology. Also one of the main features is S 3 mini is the HSPA wireless internet technology, which is a faster version of 3G.
Youth brands in telco’s have been the center of a lot of interest, both for the youth as well as the telco’s themselves. And the race continues with ZONG launching “Circle”, its very own youth brand with the tagline “Hamesha Together”, offering the best rates for the youth. The tagline “Hamesha Together” reflects the concept of how important it is for youth to be able to connect and stay in touch with their circle of friends, in order to amplify their life experiences.
Launched after several research and testing studies in the past year, the Circle is the most convenient and economical “brand” for the youth. It offers the most pocket friendly sms and call rates for the youth as well. Circle will be launched thorugh a unique campaign on the 12th of June which speaks to the youth in their language and is the perfect product for their needs.