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Wateen Aims to Bring Literacy Revolution in The field of Internet

Wateen Aims to Bring Literacy Revolution in The field of Internet

Wateen is energetically contributing toward Government of Pakistan’s (Information Technology Ministry) USF projects working for the development of telecom infrastructure in underserved areas of the country. Hitherto, very effectively Wateen has been obtained subsidies of nearly PKR 1.8 billion for OFC projects and PKR 1.0 billion for Broadband projects through participation in competitive biddings.

September 15, 2010 | By | Reply More
Genuine Subscribers Must Be Our Top Priority – PTA

Genuine Subscribers Must Be Our Top Priority – PTA

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has made extraordinary efforts to curb illegal issuance of SIMs and to ensure authentic antecedents of mobile subscribers by implementation of one of its kind “Online Verification of Mobile Subscribers’ Antecedents through NADRA’s Database-789” in February 2009. After having successfully implemented the system for mobile operators, PTA has extended its efforts by bringing the WLL operators under the same umbrella. In this regard, Chairman Dr. Mohammed Yaseen has inaugurated the call centers of M/s Worldcall and M/s Wateen here at Lahore.

September 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
Wateen Officials Denied CEO Resignation

Wateen Officials Denied CEO Resignation

Reference to the blog ‘Wateen CEO resigns’ posted on your website, we would like to inform you that all such rumours are mere speculations and there is absolutely no truth in these statements.

September 7, 2010 | By | Reply More
CEO Wateen Tariq Malik Resigns

CEO Wateen Tariq Malik Resigns

It is confirmed now that Mr. Tariq Malik, CEO of Wateen Telecom has resigned from his position after shaky last 2 years of the company. Malik resignation was earlier rumored in the market due to terrible performance of Wateen couple of months back, when he was given a final chance to bring the company back to the track. These rumors came to true when he opted for leave then, reportedly due to illness.

September 6, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More

Punjab Government Order to Shift Mobile Tower on Solar Power

While reading a newspaper i am surprised to see the Punjab government Ad intimating all the mobile operators and electric billboards owner to make arrangement for power supply shift to solar energy as from 30th June, 2010 onwards any mobile tower or e-billboard running on electricity will be disconnected. Nawa-e-Waqt – 19th June, 2010

June 21, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Wateen Telecom Roadshow to Raise 1.5 Billion For Future Growth

Wateen Telecom Roadshow to Raise 1.5 Billion For Future Growth

Wateen Telecom, a Pakistani wireless broadband company controlled by the Abu Dhabi Group, will embark on an international roadshow within the next three months to raise 1.5 billion Pakistani rupees (Dh65.3 million) for future growth. Tariq Malik, the chief executive of Wateen Telecom, said the company was looking to expand its operations in Afghanistan and […]

May 6, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More

Wateen Telecom Formally Apply SECP For Listing at ISE

Wateen Telecom Limited (WTL) will formally apply to the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for getting itself listed at the Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE). The consent was extended by the top management team of Wateen Telecom Limited (WTL) during a meeting with the members of ISE here Tuesday. The WTL management team was […]

April 14, 2010 | By | Reply More

PTCL and Wateen Signs Rs. 1.25 Bln Contracts From USF for Broadband and Optic Fiber Projects

Universal Service Fund awarded telecom contracts worth Rs. 1.25 Billion for providing Broadband Internet in the un-served urban areas of Hazara Telecom Region (HTR) with PTCL and Wateen Telecom and Optic Fiber connectivity to un-served tehsils of Central Balochistan with Wateen Telecom. SEVP-Corporate Development-PTCL, Sikandar Naqi and General Manager-Wateen Telecom, Mazhar Qayum Butt signed these […]

November 24, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Cellphone Operators Reluctant to Adopt 3G Technology

Cellphone Operators Reluctant to Adopt 3G Technology

Third generation technology or what is popularly known as 3G provides typical services like wireless voice telephony and broadband wireless data, all in a mobile environment. With a capability for high-speed wireless data transfer, the 3G has enhanced and made possible a myriad of additional applications. Mobile network operators and telecommunications service providers the world over are embracing recently adopted 3G wireless standards in a bid to cater to the demand of emerging users and to offer new services to their customers. Cellular operators in Pakistan seem not in favour of acquiring 3G technology as they believe this is not the appropriate time for it. No GSM (global system for mobile) operator has so far adopted 3G technology in the country.

November 15, 2009 | By | Reply More
Zaffar Iqbal Chaudary Joined as GM HR Wateen Telecom

Zaffar Iqbal Chaudary Joined as GM HR Wateen Telecom

It has been reported that Wateen has appointed new General Manager for HR as per company sources. Zaffar Iqbal Chaudary has joined as GM HR, however, official announcement has not been made yet. We could not arrange official version from Wateen regarding this. However, it has been confirmed through multiple sources that Zaffar Iqbal has taken the charge.

November 4, 2009 | By | Reply More