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April 2015

Telenor Pakistan deploys cutting edge technology at Safa Gold Mall for seamless 3G experience

ISLAMABAD - 12 March, 2015: Telenor Pakistan has deployed the award-winning LampSite solution to provide seamless indoor mobile broadband / 3G experience to its customers in Safa Gold Mall in Islamabad. The inauguration of state-of-the-art technology was marked by setting up an experience center in the mall by Telenor Pakistan for its customers today.

It is pertinent to note that Huawei Lamp Site solution won the Best Mobile Infrastructure award in the Mobile Technology category at GSMA Global Mobile Awards held recently in Barcelona, Spain.The solution is designed to be more scalable, flexible, as well as easier to deploy and manage, compared to traditional distributed antenna system (DAS) solutions.

Expressing his delight, Michael Foley, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Pakistan said, “We have always been at the forefront of offering cutting edge technology and next generation solutions to our valued customers. Deployment of this solution is yet another testament of Telenor Pakistan’s customer centric approach to provide services as per the evolving customer preferences and building an ecosystem to facilitate 3G uptake. Considering the fact that most of the data traffic is generated indoors; especially in office buildings and shopping malls where the deployment environment creates complex challenges, this innovative solution will address indoor network coverage issues and provide high performance mobile broadband user experience.”

 

On this occasion, Khurrum Ashfaque, Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan said, “Telenor Pakistan is actively working with all of its partner vendors to explore efficient and cost effective solutions for indoor data coverage, including the launch of home-office femto cell solutions, campus solutions and wireless repeaters. The deployment at Safa mall is the first in a series of such projects to be completed in the next couple of months.”

 

During the inauguration ceremony, Telenor Pakistan’s employees received feedback from customers about their experience with the newly deployed technology. Besides Telenor Pakistan’s top management, Aragon Meng, CEO, Huawei Pakistan also graced the occasion.

 

About Telenor Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan is a provider of high quality telecommunication services in Pakistan since 2005. It has over 36 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.