Warid Telecom launches international roaming service: Roam Info (Pakistan)

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Warid Telecom, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi Group & SingTel Group, has recently launched its new international roaming service ‘Roam Info’. This short code based SMS service allows users travelling to international destinations to receive detailed tariffs of any foreign mobile operator before they leave Pakistan. Subscribers of Warid Telecom are required to send an SMS to 4747, …

EditorWarid Telecom launches international roaming service: Roam Info (Pakistan)

Warid launches SIM Jagao offer for inactive customers (Pakistan)

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Warid Telecom has launched a SIM Jagao offer for its inactive customers. The company is aiming at offering incentives to inactive customers. For all those Warid customers who have not used their Warid SIM since January, they can start using their SIM to receive free minutes and SMS worth 10% of every recharge for the next three months. These can …

EditorWarid launches SIM Jagao offer for inactive customers (Pakistan)

MTN Uganda warns to suspend connections with UTL

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MTN Uganda has warned to stop accepting phone calls from its network to Uganda Telecom (UTL) over claims of unpaid bills for termination charges. The company claims it owes US$8.4 million from its commercial rival. According to MTN, calls between the two networks could be severed as early as next week if the debt is not paid. MTN customers will …

EditorMTN Uganda warns to suspend connections with UTL

Essar Kenya appoints Madhur Taneja as new CEO

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Essar Kenya has appointed Madhur Taneja to replace Atul Chaturvedi as the company’s new CEO. Taneja has been the CEO of Warid Telecom in Uganda. Chaturvedi, who has been at the helm of Kenya’s third mobile operator for less than a year, moves out to take up what he says are other assignments. Chaturvedi confirmed his exit and stated that …

EditorEssar Kenya appoints Madhur Taneja as new CEO

SingTel subscriber base rises 34% in 2010 (Singapore)

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Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. has announced that its mobile subscriber base expanded 34% to 383 million users in 2010. SingTel had 368 million mobile phone users at the end of September 2010 and 285 million as of December 2009. According to the company, the subscriber base of its Indian associate Bharti Airtel Ltd. rose  6% in 2010 to 199.6 million users …

EditorSingTel subscriber base rises 34% in 2010 (Singapore)