Press Releases

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August 2006

Telenor Pakistan Receives ITCN Award

Islamabad August 11, 2006: Telenor Pakistan's state-of-the-art stall at ITCN was given ITCN Asia 2006 “Best Stall award. The conference and exhibition was a huge success for Telenor Pakistan, where thousands of guests engaged in fun-filled activities and got a chance to meet their favorite celebrities.

Commenting on Telenor Pakistan participation at ITCN, Sigvart Voss Erikson, Chief Marketing Officer Telenor Pakistan said: We are extremely pleased with the overwhelming response Telenor Pakistan received at ITCN from dignitaries and the general public. Everyone showed great interest in our products and services.“Best Stall award was also extended to three other cellular operators participating in ITCN Asia 2006.

As the Diamond sponsor of ITCN Asia 2006 Telenor Pakistan stall, centrally located at the Expo Center, was visited by Dr Hafeez Sheikh “ Former Federal Minister of Privatization and Maj. Gen (R) Shahzada Alam Malik “ Chairman PTA. Both dignitaries appreciated Telenor Pakistan's contribution and showed keen interest in the state-of-the-art stall. Specifically designed for the event, the stall was a beautiful fusion of aesthetics and technology.

The highlight of Telenor Pakistan's activities was Ali Zafar's charged singing performance at the stall, which had the entire crowd singing to the star's tunes. Visitors were also entertained by other celebrities like Jamal Shah, Assam ul Haq, Marina Khan, Mani, Natasha, Aroh, Shalim Xavier, Faisal Qazi, Warzafi, Sajid & Zeeshan. Customers were given a chance to win Dubai tickets & high-tech cell phones by engaging in exciting activities. Visitors were eager to learn about Telenor Pakistan's newly launched EDGE technology - an advanced high-speed mobile internet and data service, 4 times faster than GPRS. Guests and visitors were impressed by the company's many products, offering more value for money to different types of customers.

ITCN Asia is a one-stop meeting place for companies and their potential vendors of IT-related products. Its a 3-day exhibition in which the Asian IT professionals come up with their best offers for markets around the globe. The exhibition sets forth a grand opportunity for licensing agreements, creating joint ventures and localizing the products. Through this exhibition, the brand awareness of products can be created in markets around the world. It also aids in creation of long lasting business relationships with leading dealers, distributors and resellers. Consequently, every year this exhibition benefits numerous companies and vendors.

The Telenor group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communication services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 96 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

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