VEON’s co-Chief Executive Officer Sergi Herrero recently visited Pakistan during which he met with Prime Minister Imran Khan. During the meeting, Sergi reiterated VEON and Jazz’s commitment to the Digital Pakistan agenda.
Sergi Herrero, the co-CEO of the VEON Group, Jazz’s parent company, toured the National Incubation Center (NIC) facility in Islamabad. Following a brief pitch session by Jazz xlr8 and other NIC startups, Sergi participated in a conversation with the startups.
In this segment of Conversations@Jazz, we speak to none other than Tania Aidrus. Tania has been appointed to spearhead Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative.
We’ve partnered with Huawei Knowledge Factory to give free-of-cost technology training to startups incubated at the National Incubation Center (NIC) and employees of Jazz. The 12-week comprehensive program will initially consist of three pieces of training covering Big Data, Cloud Computing, and Artificial intelligence.
We’ve partnered with Telenor to provide direct and seamless integration between Telenor Easypaisa and JazzCash to optimize the customer experience. This agreement aims to enable a digital ecosystem for consumers to enhance their ability to manage financial and mobile communications needs by providing reliable, border-less services.
After the successful launch of bus tickets and food delivery, JazzCash has recently introduced movie and event tickets within the JazzCash app in partnership with EasyTickets – the leading entertainment e-ticketing provider in Pakistan.
We’re committed to reshaping the way companies work by enabling them to take the leap towards digitalization. One such company is the Green Crescent Trust, a non-profit organization in Sindh that focuses on education and development.
At Jazz, we believe in staying one step ahead of the game, driven by innovation and customer obsession we are always motivated to introduce the latest, cutting-edge technologies in the network.
The spectrum allocated to a network will always be limited in a market where demand for data is increasing exponentially; we have to come up with a new solution every day for the maximum utilization of available spectrum.
Aamir Ibrahim gave a keynote on “Impact of Digitalization & The Future of Work” at FAST (NUCES) Islamabad. The keynote revolved around what are recent trends on digitalization, how is it impacting jobs globally, what is the situation (opportunities & challenges) in Pakistan in terms of a youth bulge, what does the future of work look like.
CBO Ali Naseer participated in a roundtable discussion organized by Serena hotels to deliberate on the following topic- Re-imagine our Digital Future: Preparing to thrive or survive?
Owing to the innovation in our DNA, Jazz brings you Surge, the ultimate marketing thrill. Surge is a brand-driven marketing challenge, where we allow students from all majors, nationwide, to compete and showcase their talents by translating their big idea into a 360-degree marketing campaign.
Jazz World reached 4 Million Monthly Active Users in February making it the fastest growing digital platform by a Telecom company. The platform has over 1.5 Million daily active users as well.
Launched in partnership with the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), the ‘Jazz Smart Schools’ initiative introduces a smart learning solution to the traditional schooling system through a digital blended learning platform.
In continuation of our yearly tradition; Jazz Business is hosting a series of Golf Tournaments to engage with its valued customers nationwide.
At Jazz, we recognize the importance of employee well-being. We give our employees opportunities to drive their fitness ambition under Jazz Fit. Jazz Fit is our holistic wellness program that focuses on social, emotional, mental, and physical well-being.
We organized numerous medical camps and awareness activities nationwide, in collaboration with different labs and hospitals, to facilitate our employees and their family members. Camps were held on Eye tests, General medical tests, beat hypertension and diabetes.
In times like such, awareness of preventive and safety measures is vital to #FlattenTheCurve. We’re committed to playing our part by helping the Government send awareness messages to the general public as well as suspected and identified cases.
Connectivity and communication are vital for business continuity given the current COVID-19 Crisis. To aid businesses with affordable connectivity
COVID-19 is affecting the way we act, interact and run our businesses in Pakistan and globally.
#JazzCares is Jazz’s nationwide campaign aimed at enabling and uplifting the Jazz Family, through a can-do attitude,
We’re celebrating two major milestones - 60 million subscribers and 15.5 million 4G users.
The third and the final leg of the annual Jazz Golf Tournament teed-off in Lahore at the Defence Raya and Golf Country Club.
We’ve partnered with Pakistan’s leading juice brand – Nestlé Fruita Vitals
As the lockdown continues and the new realities of working from home sets in, the mental health wellness of many has seen a stark decline.
With Inter Bank Funds Transfer (IBFT), Jazz Business customers can now pay their Jazz Business Account
We sit down with none other than Salman Ishtiaq Tariq, the driving force behind the HSSE team
While we Flex, we’ve launched the “Jazz Fit Goes Digital” campaign, focusing on our proposition #JazzCares
We partnered up with the gaming platform, Game Now and Mountain Dew, a brand of Pepsi Cola International to provide a four-week
In times like these, when we’re facing the reality of a different lifestyle
During this pandemic, the consumption of digital content from mobile apps to TV streaming and gaming has skyrocketed.
Following the relaxation on the lockdown restriction for the construction industry, construction work restarted in the Lahore region at full pace.
As the COVID-19 cases started to roll in and the government decided to initiate a lockdown
Jazz World has achieved the milestone of 5 Million Monthly Active Users
As the coronavirus continues to rapidly spread across the world, we’ve
The Universal Service Fund (USF) has awarded a contract worth PKR 92 Million
JazzCash, has successfully launched a Digital Merchant Onboarding portal – the first of its kind in the industry.
Ramadan this year was a different experience but a spiritual and enlightening one.
One of Pakistan’s biggest telecommunication services, Jazz, was the first in the industry
We’re on our way to deploy the biggest Telco Cloud Solution
The National Incubation Center Pakistan has started accepting applications for incubation in its 8th Cohort.
To come up with solutions for COVID-19 preparedness and responsiveness, the National Incubation Center and Jazz xlr8 launched the National Health Hackathon
We’ve partnered with Pakistan’s leading juice brand – Nestlé Fruita Vitals to offer our consumers an opportunity to win free data for up to 300 GBs a year.
With more than 62 million subscribers including over 40 million
In this episode of Conversations@Jazz, we were virtually joined by Asra Nadeem
In our continued support for the overburdened healthcare sector, we provided patient monitors
We’ve partnered with the National Incubation Center Karachi for the National Education Challenge
Celebrating success is a key ingredient of the ways of work at Jazz
JazzCash has crossed another milestone after reaching eight million monthly active mobile accounts. This achievement now makes it Pakistan’s number one mobile account.
We recently won Effie Awards for Eva Travels Pakistan with Jazz in the influencer category. Eva Travels Pakistan with Jazz is the first of its kind digital series which focused on promoting the positive image of Pakistan.
We’ve successfully deployed the country’s first 400G technology on our fiber-optic network
Following the announcement of the Warid merger in 2017, the technology team identified two phases for the network consolidation.
As schools set up virtual classrooms to continue their courses online following nationwide closure of educational institutes, students and parents are looking for a steady and cost-effective connectivity solution.
JazzCash has partnered with Ignite to facilitate the Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom’s national-level training program, DigiSkills.pk. Under this partnership, DigiSkills.pk freelancers can transfer money from their Payoneer accounts into their JazzCash Mobile Account in real-time and at the best exchange rates.
At Jazz, customer obsession is not just a word. It is a core value we live and breathe every single day. Being customer-obsessed is one of the most important ways of working and we want to reward those champions who have made an impact by being customer-obsessed.
As employees return to offices, Jazz HSE has installed an Automatic Air Sanitizer and a Disinfection unit in DHQ-3
On 27th July, we held the Investor Roundtable 2.0; a consultative session through NIC. Participants included important stakeholders such as local and international angel investors, VC Fund representatives, SBP, SECP, and Govt officials, founders, and influencers.
A presentation aimed at officers under training from the Federal Investigation Agency’s Cybercrime
Jazz World launched its Digital AdTech initiative - the first of its kind in the Pakistan telco industry. Our first client is PEL signing an agreement with us to advertise on JW as a new digital platform for their range of products.
In August, we organized the ‘Art of Pivoting’ webinar in collaboration with the National Incubation Center (NIC)
We’ve launched Jazz Digit 4G – ‘Pakistan ka smartphone’ (Pakistan’s smartphone)! Despite having some of the cheapest tarif rates in the world, Pakistan’s main barrier to internet access has been the affordability of smartphones.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) recently released the results of its quarterly Quality of Service (QoS) survey for the 3rd quarter of 2019. Jazz maintained its position as Pakistan’s fastest 4G network.
Jazz successfully tested out the fifth generation of mobile technology at the Jazz Digital Headquarters in Islamabad this month. We achieved record download speeds of 1425 Mbps and upload speeds of 68 Mbps.
Jazz is the first organization in Pakistan to launch the ‘Online Communities tool’ in collaboration with AC Nielsen Pakistan. The platform allows the consumer insights team to obtain real time consumer feedback and insights.
We’ve launched Jazz Business World – Release II, which will further empower Jazz Business customers to manage their business account through an online self-care portal.
Jazz believes in talent development at the core of our #peoplefirst philosophy. In the same spirit, we opened our doors to mentor the next wave of leaders! Under LUMS’s Off-Campus Career Exposure Program, our employees got to guide junior and senior year students from LUMS on topics such as resume writing, interviewing techniques, and more.
The Corporate Communications & Sustainability Team nominated some of their colleagues as Comms Collaborators—employees that lived our Jazz values and went out of their way to provide support for projects and tasks throughout the year.
Simplifying roaming even further, Jazz introduces new prepaid bundles for roaming customers in over 24 countries.
Jazz World has launched a new gaming feature providing its customers access to over 250 different games including Strategy, Arcade, Sports, Classics and many others. Users can search for their favourite games or browse through the “Featured” games on the Jazz World app.
Jazz TV is bringing to its customers a list of things worth getting excited about. It has launched new features and is constantly bringing improvements to the existing ones on its TV platform to provide customers an enhanced experience of content consumption.
Jazz Business unvreiled it’s positioning statement this month - “Designed to Help You Grow”. Going beyond just providing connectivity; Jazz Business aims to be the one-stop converged ICT solution provider.
We are delighted to share that like last year we have kept our winning spree continued this year as well, we stand proud in sharing that after series of negotiations we have secured a new Telenor IRU contract worth 654M PKR.
Industry 4.0 is the buzz word in all industries across the globe. As the world is entering the Industrial Revolution 4.0 or Industry 4.0, the boundaries of traditional industries are merging with virtual technologies such as cyber-physical systems, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and cloud computing technology.