Warid Telecom congratulates PTA (Pakistan)

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Warid Telecom has congratulated Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) and the telecom Industry of Pakistan for achieving the milestone of one hundred million mobile subscribers. According to a spokesman of Warid Telecom, more than 61% of population and over 92% of land area is now covered by cellular services. Being part of this great achievement and phenomenal success, Warid Telecom reinforces …

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IBM grabs $80M outsourcing deal in Bangladesh

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If sources are to be believed, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has received a contract worth $80 million from India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd. to manage the telecommunications services provider’s technology operations in Bangladesh. According to sources, under the 10-year contract, the U.S. software maker will manage Bharti Airtel’s information technology and data center operations, as well as look after the …

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Sitronics Signs Agreement with Mobile Operator Warid Telecom Uganda

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Sitronics, a provider of solutions in the field of telecommunications, information technology and microelectronics in Russia and CIS countries, with a presence in other EEMEA emerging markets, announced that it has signed a new contract with Ugandan mobile operator Warid Telecom Uganda. As part of the new agreement Sitronics provided additional FORIS licenses to support growth of Warid Telecom Uganda. …

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Bharti to collaborate with Ericsson, Huawei for Bangladesh network (Bangladesh,India)

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India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd. has signed a deal with Ericsson Telephone Co. and Huawei Technologies Co. to launch mobile telecommunications networks in Bangladesh. Bharti did not give financial details of the agreements, but according t the company, Ericsson would manage majority of the company’s network capacity while Huawei will swap the existing radio network in the eastern parts of Bangladesh. …

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Airtel’s Warid May Become a Public Limited Company

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According to reports, Bangladesh based telecom operators Warid Telecom, which Bharti Airtel acquired for 70% stake for an investment of US$300.1 million in January this year, may be among 24 companies in the country that are asked to become a public limited company. As per the rules of Bangladesh’s stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a┬áprivate limited …

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Pakistan mobile operators sign in MoU on infrastructure-sharing

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The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and mobile operators of Pakistan have inked memorandum of understanding( MoUs) on infrastructure sharing. The agreement between the regulator and cellcos will be applicable for three years and may be extended with mutual approval of the parties, upon expiration of the initial term. The deal signed by five mobile operators cellcos Mobilink, Telenor Pakistan, Warid Telecom, …

EditorPakistan mobile operators sign in MoU on infrastructure-sharing

Indian telco Bharti Airtel’s latest ventures improves its world ranking

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: In the latest global rankings, Bharti Airtel which was ranked eighth in last year’s ranking will overtake Norway’s Telenor Group, Deutsche Telekom and China Unicom to become the world’s fifth largest mobile operator group with just under 170 million global connections. The rankings are based on fourth-quarter 2009 connections data and are calculated on a performance basis to demonstrate …

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Bangladeshi operators join VOIP detection system

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: A system to automatically detect illegal international call terminations via VoIP has been joined by four Bangladesh operators, namely, Grameenphone, Banglalink, Warid Telecom, and Citycell. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) premises carry the system and detect mobile numbers that are used for illegal call termination. Out of the 60 million minutes of international calls that are made to and …

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Airtel- Warid deal to be probed by Bangladesh parliamentary panel

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: A probe has been launched by a parliamentary committee in Bangladesh to find out the possible loss to the country from the sale of a substantial portion of mobile operator Warid’s stake to Indian telecom firm Bharti Airtel. Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has been asked by the parliamentary standing committee of the planning ministry to submit a report …

EditorAirtel- Warid deal to be probed by Bangladesh parliamentary panel

Muneer Farooqui joins Warid Telecom as CEO

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Muneer Farooqui has been appointed as the new CEO of Warid Telecom. Prior to the appointment, Muneer served as CEO of Warid Bangladesh and has an experience of over 20 years. Welcoming Muneer to the company, Bashir A. Tahir, CEO OF Warid International disclosed that the company is set to witness some great expansion plans very soon. So far the …

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