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Print Media Analysis December 2016

January 30th, 2017

Print Media Analysis December 2016

PRINT INDUSTRY REPORT gives the overall picture of advertising on Newspapers and Magazines for the period Dec 16. It covers top advertisers, categories and brands, newspapers, magazines and their % share in total advertising. Data Source:: Mediatrack Print Media Analysis December2016 from PakistanAdvertisersSociety Share it:Tweet

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Engro Foods Refutes CCP on Allegations of Fake Milk Products

January 30th, 2017

Engro Foods Refutes CCP on Allegations of Fake Milk Products

The CCP recently put out show cause noticed to a few companies asking them for clarification regarding the alleged deceitful marketing tactics. According to the CCP, Engro Foods Limited’s  (EFL) “Dairy Omung”, Noon Pakistan Limited’s  (NPL) “Dairy Rozana”, and Shakarganj Foods Products Limited’s (SFP) “Qudrat” were being marketed as milk. Under the ruling, all three […]

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PEMRA issues show cause notice to Bol for defying orders

January 30th, 2017

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Bol for defying orders

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday issued a show cause notice to Bol News for defying its ban on anchor Amir Liaquat and his programme ‘Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’. The media watchdog had on Thursday imposed ‘with immediate’ a ban on the anchor and his programme for delivering hate speech. “Aamir Liaquat […]

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Easypaisa Nominated for Global Mobile Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year

January 30th, 2017

Easypaisa Nominated for Global Mobile Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year

Easypaisa has been nominated for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards – 2017 (a.k.a GLOMO 2017) for the fifth consecutive year. The GSMA Global Mobile Awards are commonly dubbed as the “Oscars” of the Mobile and Telecommunication industry. Easypaisa has been nominated in the “Best Mobile Payment Solution” category for Easypay, Pakistan’s first consolidated payment […]

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eBay CEO encourages Pakistanis to use site

January 30th, 2017

eBay CEO encourages Pakistanis to use site

The Chief Executive Officer of eBay, Devin Wenig encouraged Pakistanis to use the e-commerce site. In a Facebook Live session at the World Economic Forum (WEF), Devin Wenig said eBay did not have a local Pakistani version, however, there were customers shopping from the country on various eBay sites. "Anywhere where wealth is growing and […]

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Coca-Cola to Invest $200 Million in Pakistan

January 30th, 2017

Coca-Cola to Invest $200 Million in Pakistan

The Coca-Cola Company will invest $200 million in Pakistan for setting up beverage plants at the special economic zones in Faisalabad and Islamabad, the Board of Investment (BoI) was informed on Wednesday. General Manager Coca-Cola Company, Atilla Yerlikaya announced the new investment during a meeting with BoI Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail. Mr Yerlikaya, who is […]

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Google blocked 1.7 billion ads & banned 200 publishers in fake news crackdown in 2016

January 30th, 2017

Google blocked 1.7 billion ads & banned 200 publishers in fake news crackdown in 2016

Google took down billions of misleading ads and websites in 2016 in its crackdown against scammers. Google aims to provide an open and secure web experience to the users online. The blog reads, “We have a strict set of policies that govern the types of ads we do and don’t allow on Google in order […]

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Mobile TV application TAPMAD TV launched in Pakistan

January 30th, 2017

Mobile TV application TAPMAD TV launched in Pakistan

The app comes with over a 100 local and international channels, so you can stream your favourite dramas, movies and TV shows. Tapmad TV, a free Android and iOS application was launched on Thursday, which has a variety of features including live streaming channels, recording and catch-up programmers, digital video recording, rewind and other features. […]

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Alibaba testing Pakistan’s e-commerce market

January 30th, 2017

Alibaba testing Pakistan’s e-commerce market

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met with Chairman of Alibaba Group Mr. Jack Ma in Davos, Switzerland on the sidelines of WEF on 18th January 2017. Global e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited, spurred by the fast-growing information technology market in Pakistan, is looking at the country with profound interest and is testing the market’s […]

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PIA Launches New Intranet Facility for Selected Flights

January 30th, 2017

PIA Launches New Intranet Facility for Selected Flights

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has has announced the launch of a new service which will provide intranet facility on few of its prime domestic flights from Friday. The intranet will allow the passengers to access this entertainment content using their own cellphones, tablets and laptops. PIA will test the facility on few selected flights from […]

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