PTCL to invest in submarine cable consortium system

ISLAMABAD (PR): Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is set to invest in yet another international submarine cable consortium system in collaboration with leading operators in the region.

This cable will be spanning from Far East to Europe with multiple landing points in Middle East. This will be PTCLs’ fourth submarine cable system encompassing a multimillion dollar investment.  With this cable, PTCL will be adding terabits of bandwidth in its international capacity, besides building redundancy to its existing international infrastructure on eastern and western side of the Arabian Sea. 

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This investment marks the vision of the company to cater for the growing bandwidth demand of both consumer and corporate segments in the Country for Broadband and data services. The new cable link synergizes with PTCLs three existing cable consortium systems including SMW3, SMW4 and IMEWE which connect Pakistan with rest of the world.

In this regard, a high level PTCL delegation recently attended the Consortium meeting to finalize the details of the upcoming cable system. It is anticipated that the agreement will be signed before the end of this year and the cable will be operational as early as in the last quarter of 2015.

This new cable system is expected to further boost the proliferation of broadband connectivity in Pakistan and meet the capacity needs of future applications spurring the development of information and communications technology in Pakistan.

Defence Day commemorated

LAHORE (PR): The working class has commemorated ‘Defence Day’ on 6th September under the auspices of Pakistan Workers Confederation by paying tributes to martyrs of war and pledged for making continuous concerted struggle by establishing an egalitarian society based upon social justice and equality.

A special meeting was also held under the auspices of Confederation at Bakhtiar Labouar Hall, which was addressed by union leader Khurshid Ahmad, General Secretary, and others.

3rd anniversary of Roots MCLD

ISLAMABAD (PR): Roots Millennium Schools takes pride to an unprecedented initiative in the history of academic stride not only nationwide but on an international level when Ambassador Masood Khan, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations visited Roots Millennium Schools, I-9/3 Millennium Campus, Islamabad in lieu to Millennial Model United Nation-MMUN and its directors combined with the management Committee to share expertise.

The gathering marked the 3rd anniversary of Roots Millennium Chinese Language Department (MCLD) and celebrated the three years of success. CEO Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq-TI in close collaboration with the directress Mrs Safia Farooqi and the Regional Principal Mrs Ayesha Ansar dedicated untiring efforts for the promotion of the Chinese Language at Roots Millennium Schools.

Ambassador Masood Khan addressed the management committee and directors of Millennium Model United Nations (MMUN2013) and expressed his pride and confidence over the profound collaboration of Roots Millennium Chinese Language Department and CRI-Roots Confucius Classroom and further emphasized that this initiative can strengthen Pakistan–China friendship and boosts the cooperative partnership between the two friendly countries.

IMH chooses Aruba Networks to boost Wi-Fi

ISLAMABAD (PR): Recognizing the ever-changing need and increased technology requirements of the guests the Islamabad Marriott Hotel has deployed Aruba’s wireless LAN infrastructure to deliver faster and more reliable complimentary wireless internet access across the property.

Offering first class connectivity business and leisure guests can now stay connected and be productive while staying at the hotel, eliminating the need to be confined to Wi-Fi hotspots. Being an essential amenity this free high speed Wi-Fi service will enhance guest experience offering a seamless transition from the work or home environment-making remote working stress-free and keeping in touch even easier.

Guests can now connect multiple devices to the network and seamlessly download files, send and receive emails, connect with family or friends on Skype, Facebook and Twitter or just simply browse the internet on their tablets, smart phones and lap tops.