May 20

Twitter Blocked in Pakistan

Micro-blogging website Twitter has been temporarily banned across Pakistan on Sunday by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).Twitter blocked

According to the Ministry of Information Technology, twitter was blocked because it failed to respond and take action regarding the publishing of blasphemous content. The IT ministry claims it had contacted twitter several times over this matter even sending faxes overnight but it had failed to respond.

In 2010 following a Lahore High Court ruling, facebook was blocked in Pakistan for the same reason. Twitter has grown in popularity in the last few years and it is estimated that 6 million people use it in Pakistan.

Apr 19

IT News: Ufone Revises Its Half Day Internet Packages

Ufone has revised its Half Day Mobile Internet Package, which was earlier available during 12am to 6pm for Rs. 2.99, will now be available during 1 AM to 9 PM next day at daily charges of Rs. 4.99 (taxes included).Ufone revised mobile internet packeges
Ufone customers can download/upload a maximum of 300 MB of data per day with Half Day Mobile Internet Package.

Ufone says it’s a limited time offer.

How to Subscribe:

• SMS Sub and send to 810
• Subscription in case for new customers on Ufone network can take up to 24 hours.
• Package will automatically renew on daily basis, until credit lasts.

How to Unsubscribe:

• To unsubscribe from Special Unlimited Internet Package users will SMS UNSUB to short code 7810