"To be or not to be is not the question: 3G is coming"

Hey got hold of this..check it out..hoping 3G to come in Pakistan in first quarter May be!!!


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ZTE in collaboration with PTA held a seminar on 3G in PC Hotel Lahore today. The theme was "To be or not to be is not the question: 3G is coming".

It was another effort from network vendors to make way for 3G in the country.

Sardar Aseff Ahmad, Minister for Telecom and IT was the chief guest. Other attendees included:

* Mr. Peng Aiguang, CEO ZTE Pakistan

* Mr. Abdul Aziz, CEO Ufone, Mr. Naveed Khalid Butt, Chief Officer Government & Regulatory Affairs

* Mr. Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid

* Agha Qasim, VP Corporate Affairs, Mobilink

* Mr. Zafar Usmani, COO Zong

* Anujm Rahman, Director Communication Telenor

* Top execs from telecom and IT companies

Dr. Mohammed Yaseen, Chairman PTA, on the occasion said there will be an estimated 5.3 billion mobile cellular subscriptions worldwide, including 940 million subscriptions to 3G services by the end of 2010.

He mentioned that the access to mobile networks is now available to 90% of the world population and 80% of the population living in rural areas people are moving rapidly from 2G to 3G platforms, in both developed and developing countries.

In 2010, 143 countries were offering 3G services commercially, compared to 95 in 2007 towards 4G: a number of countries have started to offer services at even higher broadband speeds, moving to next generation wireless platforms, he said.

PTA will also be organizing a conference on "Opportunity for all – Development of 3G" on January 11, 2011, he added. During the seminar Chairman PTA delivered also a compressive presentation to highlight the worldwide practices regarding 3G services and the case studies thereof.

Cao Long, of Wang Li Heng, Rahel Kamal, representative of Qualcom also made presentations highlighting impact of 3G services. During the seminar speakers of national and international fame focused on the benefits of 3G to: businesses, education, government, national economy, urban/rural populace, indigenous software houses and local contents development.

On this occasion all five cellular mobile operator signed MoUs to boost localized applications, content and services.

It may be mentioned that most of telecom operators world-wide have already embraced the 3G technology, enabling them to provide their customers with diverse and rich voice and data service, thereby sparking social and economic growth and increasing their revenues.

3G Mobile Broadband is an important step in modernization of mobile telephone system. With the launch of 3G, in future, Pakistani cell phone subscribers will be able to transmit and receive high speed data through their mobile phones.

High speed data means possibility of video calls, internet browsing and downloading at a much higher speed which also includes usage of data intensive applications.



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3G has already arrived in Pakistan. Use evo 3G if you want to experience the 3G speed.

if so… is it on ur cell phones…can use tht on ur cell phone…can u do video calls…we are talking abt tht 3G not this one!

neoclue don't know what is 3g give em some lessons

In that case we have 4G in Pakistan aswell. We call it Wi-Max.

Btw i still have this old ZTE 3G video calling mobile handset from my end of childhood. This article just reminded me of it :)


dude i am using right now 3g at the speed of 21.1mbps

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dude i am using right now 3g at the speed of 21.1mbps

armada in which country are you using that speed???

this is my 3g usb landing page

red highlighted i subscribed its gives me very fast speed and this also has intl roaming in some specific countries and most amazing thing is its prepaid lolxxx


again where are you now in which country


its kuwait wataniya telecom i use 3g in Uae Ksa and in South Korea with this same sim card but they charged me little more from account balance and i get maximum speed around 2mbps from any good server


you named 3 countries but you didn't answer my question , that where you are right now getting that speed.


where in kuwait?



thats far, i am in salmiya on balajat street the one runs along the beach.

wat is ur connection type

qnet dsl 2mbits