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Telenor Pakistan wins SAARC Communication Industry Awards

Islamabad, Friday October 26, 2007: Telenor Pakistan has won the awards for Most Innovative Mobile Operator? and Mobile Operator with the Most Consumer Pull? at the 6th SAARC Communication Industry Conference 2007 held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Representatives of mobile operators from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bhutan took part in the CEO Conclave Conference which aims to achieve a common goal in telecommunication development for quality of service, adoption of new technologies and affordability. An online survey was conducted of 8,309 consumers from the member countries and they were asked simple usage related statements. The awards were allotted to winners from each SAARC country.

Telenor was named the winner for both award categories for Pakistan based on objective count of consumer nominations for each brand. The criteria for awards was wide choice of service, tariff plans, connectivity and coverage, consumer friendly value added services, creative marketing and advertising ideas and consumers willingness to switch-in to the brand within the next three months.

Expressing his pleasure on receiving the awards, the Executive Vice President Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Telenor Pakistan Irfan Wahab Khan thanked the Telenor subscribers for the awards. He associated the award with the dedication and professional excellence of Telenor employees towards the ultimate goal  consumer delight!

The CEO Conclave Conference is held every year and the host country for 2008 is yet to be announced.

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 133 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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