Wateen Telecom


Wateen Telecom

Infobox Company
company_name = Wateen Telecom
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company_type = Private
foundation = 2007
founder = Abu Dhabi Group
location_city = Lahore
location_country = Pakistan
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key_people =
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industry = Telecommunication
products = Wimax,HFC Network
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parent = Abu Dhabi Group flagicon|UAE
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slogan = The Future Is Green The Future Is Wateen
homepage = [http://www.wateen.com www.wateen.com]
dissolved =
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Wateen Telecom is a Pakistani telecommunication company based in Lahore, Pakistan and is a sister concern of Warid Telecom.

Wateen Telecom is the Abu Dhabi Group's latest communication investment in Pakistan. Wateen Telecom's current goals are to be set up as the leading "Carrier's Carrier". With the collaboration of Motorola, they plan on deploying a WiMax country-wide network across Pakistan. [citeweb|title=Wateen Telecom-Pakistan Selects Motorola 802.16e WiMAX Solution For Nationwide Network Deployment|url=http://www.motorola.com/mediacenter/news/detail.jsp?globalObjectId=6777_6733_23|publisher="Motorola"|accessdate=2008-09-01] This network will become one of the largest of its kind in the world. Wateen also envisions the provisioning of Direct-to-Home television services for Pakistani viewers.

OverView

The commercial launch of WiMAX services in 22 major cities took place on 16th of December 2007.

Network

Wateen uses MOTOwi4™ WiMAX by Motorola. Other partners include Cisco, and Intel. Wateen is giving CPEi 600 & CPEi 300 to its indoor usage while CPEo400 for outdoor usage to its customers.

Coverage

Wateen is currently providing mainly outdoor and limited coverage in the following cities:

*Abbottabad
*Jhelum
*R.Y. Khan
*Bahawalpur
*Karachi
*Sahiwal
*D.I. Khan
*Lahore
*Sargodha
*Faisalabad
*Multan
*Sheikhupura
*Gujranwala
*Okara
*Sialkot
*Gujrat
*Peshawar
*Sukhur
*Hyderabad
*Quetta
*Islamabad
*Rawalpindi

References

External links

* [http://www.wateen.com/ Wateen Telecom]
* [http://direct.motorola.com/hellomoto/wi4wimax/wateen/ Wateen Case Study]
* [http://www.pta.gov.pk Pakistan Telecom Authority]


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