Archive for January 28th, 2009

Virtual University of Pakistan – Should or Should not Join!

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Virtual University of Pakistan

Today, a friend of mine drew my attention to something that I was ignoring intentionally – Education System of Pakistan. Well… I am not going to discuss this topic here but rather I have chosen a university to discuss about. We have around 124 Universities in Pakistan recognized by Higher Education Commission. The university system I have selected for discussion is Virtual University of Pakistan (VU). I am not really interested in discussing the methodology of VU, rather I will talk about who should and should not apply, scope, and what are the problems exisitng students are facing.

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PTA Released Number of Mobile Subscribers at the Year End 2008

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Monday, 19 January 2009: PTA officially released the number of customers of Mobile Operators in Pakistan and their Growth rate at the year end 2008. There is an increase of 24,859,955 customers overall from December 2007 but the growth rate has declined to 39.4% from 80.7% of last year.

Break up of total Subscribers (as on December 2009):

OBILE OPERATOR

CUSTOMERS

Mobilink

32,032,363

Ufone

18,100,440

Telenor

18,125,189

Warid

15,489,858

Zong

3,950,758

Insta Phone

351,135*

Total

88,019,812

Growth Rate:

39.4%

* Revised

Mobile Phone Density:

YEAR

MOBILE DENSITY

2000

0.22

2001

0.52

2002

1.16

2003

1.61

2004

3.29

2005

8.30

2006

22.21

2007

39.94

2008

54.70

Note: Including AJK & NAs

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