Articles Posted in the Telecom News Category

  • Nokia Siemens Networks NSN

    NSN helps Polkomtel increase mobile broadband coverage

    Polkomtel, the Polish operator of the Plus network, along with its partner operator Aero2, have selected Nokia Siemens Networks for modernizing and expanding their GSM, HSPA+ and Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks to provide better coverage and advanced voice and data services for mobile broadband users. The companies signed a framework agreement covering delivery, integration and maintenance of the operators’ mobile access network. A separate agreement for care services has also been signed.

  • Nokia targets 300M services subs by 2011, releases Q2 2009 results

    Etisalat Managed Services Solutions got ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certificate

    Etisalat’s Managed Services Solutions (MSS) department has received an ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certificate from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, the Corporation announced today. The certification is in recognition of the Managed Services team’s commitment to implement international standards in information security management systems for customers in the UAE.

  • Pakistan's election commission uses SMS service for voters

    Pakistan’s Election Commission uses SMS service to facilitate voters

    For the first time in Pakistan, the country’s Election Commission used SMS service to alert voters of a constituency about their polling center, vote number and other important information required to cast their vote. According to EC, Pursuant to the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court regarding issuing of “Purchies” to voters or any other mode providing voting information necessary for casting vote, the Election Commission of Pakistan with the assistance of NADRA, has pushed to 138,000 voters of the NA-151 Multan-IV information about name of voters, Block Codes, polling stations’ names and numbers, Serial Numbers (Silsila Numbers) at their cell/mobile numbers through SMS to facilitate the voters.

  • Google Chairman Eric Shmidt tries becoming political analyst on Pakistan

    Google Chairman a political analyst?

    Google Chairman Eric Schmidt crosses all limits, makes Pakistanis angry over his irrelevant political commentary on Pakistan’s internal affairs. In an unprecedented style by a global business executive, Eric Schmidt (Chairman Google) did a political analysis of Pakistan as if he understood all problems of Pakistan in just a 2 day visit to the country. Google did not give any statement or issue press release over his 2 day visit to Pakistan but he used his Google Plus profile to publish an ill-informed yet hard hitting analysis on Pakistan’s current political issues.

  • Pakistan’s Telecom sector breaks revenue records

    Pakistan’s Telecom sector breaks revenue records

    Pakistan’s telecommunications sector revenues have skyrocketed and broke all previous records this year. According to Pakistan’s Associated Press revenues of telecom sector have reached all time high of Rs 363 billion, showing 5.4 per cent increase as compared to previous year.

  • Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    Telenor Pakistan in trouble, sues NSN & Huawei

    When Pakistan’s telecom regulator is preparing 3G licenses auction, Telenor Pakistan (leading cellular operator) seems to be in trouble as friction between Telenor and vendors has increased over a recent lawsuit. Telenor Pakistan has moved the court against Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) and Huawei over a dispute related to Telenor’s telecom infrastructure and services rendered by these vendors. Industry experts are terming this development a setback for Telenor’s readiness for 3G.

    “How can you take the risk of 3G rollout when you have bad terms with two leading vendors?” says Kamran Razi

  • Ufone launches UMonitor

    Ufone launches UMonitor

    Mobile communication technologies have evolved independently across continents and there is significant challenge in achieving success while introducing innovative services. Ufone continues to live up to these challenges and recently introduced UMonitor; a service with which customers will be able to monitor calls on three phone numbers. With this offer customers can now create a list of selected numbers and control their incoming and outgoing calls.

  • Warid Telecom supports breast cancer awareness drive in Pakistan

    Warid Telecom supports breast cancer awareness drive in Pakistan

    Continuing to fight against one of the most fatal female cancer in Pakistan, Warid Telecom is again supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness Drive this year in collaboration with Pink Ribbon, Pakistan.

    Marking October 2011 a Pink Month company-wide, a series of pink activities are planned for both employees and general public to create awareness.

  • Why Enterprise File Archiving is imperative for Organizations

    Why Enterprise File Archiving is imperative for Organizations

    Corporate data tends to grow at an alarming rate yet 80 percent of it usually sits idle, chocking the production environment. Data gurus claim that most of the time the bulk of the data is never referenced nevertheless it occupies production storage space and more than often creates bottlenecks in its wake. The need of the day is to archive the bulk of this seldom used data to a cheaper storage medium for long term retention. At the same time seamless search and convenient retrieval of this invaluable information is crucial to any business enterprise.

  • Blackberry CEO to speak at GITEX 2010

    Blackberry CEO to speak at GITEX 2010

    49 years old Jim Balsillie, CEO of Canadian company Research In Motion(RIM), maker of the world renowned Blackberry wireless solution will be speaking at the 30th anniversary of GITEX Technology Week on October 18th. UAE is…