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Wateen, TIC sign interconnect agreement

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Wateen Telecom, Pakistan’s largest long-haul fiber operator, and Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran, the sole provider of telecommunication infrastructure services in Iran, have signed an inter-connect agreement for provisioning of data and voice services in the region. Under the agreement duly signed at Capacity Middle East in Dubai, Wateen and TICI intend to improve the services to their customers through high capacity international terrestrial cable…Read More

Wateen And TIC Sign Regional Interconnect Deal

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Staff Report ISD: Wateen Telecom and Telecommunication Infrastructure Company of Iran have signed a regional interconnect agreement for data provisioning and voice services at Capacity Middle East 2015 in Dubai, UAE. The fundamental resolve of the agreement is to facilitate the customers by improved services through high capacity international terrestrial cable connectivity at Taftan-Zahedan area. This is the maiden agreement between Wateen Telecom and TICI. The agreement will be…Read More

Wateen appoints Rizwan as new CEO

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Wateen Telecom has appointed Rizwan Tiwana as Chief Executive Officer of the company as Naeem Zamindar has stepped down as CEO and Board Member of Wateen Telecom after completing a three-and-a-half years tenure that led to the restructuring and reorganization of the company. The board appreciates Naeem Zamindars contribution that enabled Wateen to emerge from a loss-making entity to one which is generating positive EBITDA and is now viewed as a stable organization set…Read More

Wateen Telecom set to further capture local market

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen Telecom has announced to have fully geared up to meet the high backhaul demands of the newly arrived Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) with the largest operational metro-fiber in place. The company has an impressive record of establishing one of the largest long-haul networks (with 9 rings to ensure redundancy), from Karachi to Torkham comprising ample capacities available both in transmission, packet and fiber networks to meet any kind of backhaul…Read More

Huawei to support high speed Wateen, Qubee 4G broadb and

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Huawei Technologies Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. has signed an agreement to supply equipment to Wateen and Qubee for upgrading their existing infrastructure to support high speed 4G broadband in Pakistan. Earlier in December 2013, the latter two companies had announced their intentions to consolidate wireless broadband operations in Pakistan. The state-of-the-art equipment provided by Huawei will significantly improve the coverage and capacities of the existing networks of…Read More

Wateen, Qubee decide to upgrade system for 4G

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Wateen Telecom and Qubee have decided upgrade their existing infrastructure to support high-speed Long Term Evolution (LTE) or 4G broadband in Pakistan. In this regard, both the companies have signed an agreement with Huawei Technologies under which Huawei would supply the hardware for this network upgrade. According to a press release, this process is expect to be completed in a month. "In the first stage the two companies would upgrade their infrastructure while…Read More

Wateen to provide free Wi-Fi service to CAA at airports

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Leading ICT service provider - Wateen Telecom - has announced that the Civil Aviation Authority Pakistan (CAA) has selected it as an exclusive Wi-Fi provider for establishing state-of-the-art Wi-Fi/Hotspot zones at all CAA major airports in Pakistan. The WiFi service was inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammad bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, representing the Chairman Board of Directors of the Abu Dhabi Group, along with the CCMO CAA Asif Bashir Khan. Others present at the…Read More

Wateen Telecom sponsors Pak CIO Summit

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Leading converged service provider, Wateen Telecom, has participated in the recently concluded CIO Summit 2014. The aim of the summit was to bring together top influencers and leaders from the IT industry to discuss solutions for Pakistan’s IT needs and companies to showcase their products and services. The theme for the summit was Solutions for Tomorrow’, which integrated with various sessions and panel discussions on Big Data Analytics for Better Decision Making,…Read More

Wateen Telecom shines at Capacity Middle East 2014

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MONITORING REPORT LHR: Leading ICT service provider, Wateen Telecom has successfully concluded its participation in the event, Capacity Middle East 2014, recently held in Dubai, UAE. This year, the Capacity Middle East 2014 has developed into a highly regarded global event that unites leading international carrier executives. Over 850 delegates from 230 companies attended the event, including top Middle Eastern and International Carrier executives to discuss ICT strategies for the region…Read More

Wateen achieves Cisco certification

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd., a subsidiary of Wateen Telecom, has announced that it has achieved the Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Advanced Certification. This certification recognizes Wateen Solutions as having the capabilities to sell and deliver cloud and managed services to help accelerate time to market and time to revenue. Additionally, the certification rewards partners for their expertise and investments for creating, selling and delivering cloud and managed…Read More