Press Releases

28
August 2007

Telenor Pakistan launches state-of-the-art Network Operations Center

Islamabad, 28 August 2007: Telenor Pakistan has built a new, state-of-the-art Network Operations Center that will enable it to quickly pinpoint outages anywhere across their network in Pakistan. The new center will make alarm monitoring and supervision of the network easier, reducing network downtime and duration, and result in more satisfied customers.

Telenor Pakistan CEO Tore Johnsen inaugurated the new center today in Islamabad. Speaking on the occasion, he said, With the launch of more centralized, cutting-edge NOC operations we will be able to view the entire Telenor Pakistan network at a glance in one place. This will help us to locate and resolve faults quicker, resulting in fewer and shorter network outages. The purpose is to enable our customers to fully benefit from accessible and quality communication services in their daily lives.

Telenor Pakistan Chief Technical Officer Peter Anthony Dindial commenting on the launch of the new center said, We are delighted to be launching a state-of-the-art Network Operations Center. The Telenor Pakistan Network Operations Center is responsible for day-to-day monitoring, operations, maintenance and reporting of all technical aspects of the network. It is a unified command and control center for inter-networking elements and works year round under all circumstances. As with the old center the new center will form the heart of our operations, allowing us to quickly identify any network issues and resolve them swiftly and efficiently.

The center boasts the most advanced data handling equipment from Nokia Siemens Network and has huge LCD data walls from Barco, a world leader in display and large-screen visualization solutions.

In addition Other Telenor Pakistan officials present on the occasion, representatives from Nokia Siemens Network (NSN), Huawei and NEC also attended this event.

The Telenor Group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communications services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 129 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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