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March 2014

Telenor Pakistan's Software Engineering Department appraised at CMMI Level 3

In line with its commitment to be at par with global standards, Telenor Pakistan's Software Engineering Department has been appraised at Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 - one of the most prodigious accolades in software engineering and management industry for best software practices. With this appraisal, Telenor Pakistan has become the 1st cellular operator whose Software Engineering Department has achieved such a level of excellence.

Expressing his delight, Gyorgy Koller, Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan said, We are honored to have our Software Engineering Department been appraised by CMMI Level 3. As part of our core mission, Telenor maintains a deep commitment to being a thought leader and an organization that enshrines rigorous quality standards in its processes and solutions. This is our way of ensuring optimal efficiency and effectiveness within the company while delivering the greatest value to our customers.

Software technology serves as the backbone of cellular operations as it ensures swift and efficient delivery of services. With the CMMI Level 3 appraisal, Telenor Pakistan will take provision of customer services to newer heights.

In 2013, Telenor Pakistan marched its way to achieve CMMI Level 2 appraisal for innovative software planning that ensured productivity and consistency. In 2012, the company received the highly praised ISO 9001:2008 certification for Data Control, Management, HR procedures, efficient procurement, deployment, project planning and analysis.

About Telenor Pakistan
Telenor Pakistan is a provider of high quality telecommunication services in Pakistan since 2005. It has 33 million subscribers, over 2800 employees and a nationwide network covering more than 8,000 cities. It holds a majority share in Tameer Micro Finance Bank Limited. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to operations in Asia.

About CMMI
Capability Maturity Model Integration or CMMI is a process improvement and evaluation program and service that is patented by Carnegie Mellon University, United States. This program ensures the consistency of all the processes in a project or an organization. It is most widely followed in software development and has five levels of maturity, namely; Initiation, Repetition, Definition, Quantitatively Management and Optimization.

http://certification.cmmiinstitute.com
The appraisal was conducted by the Lead Auditor Mr. Farhan Mirza, SCAMPI Auditor ID# 0600780-02, representing Catalyic Consulting.

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