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CEO Warid Meets Chairman PTA

By | April 22, 2014 19 Comments

Getting permission for deployment of LTE services without participating in next generation mobile services award (NGSMA) might not be as simple as it seems, hinted a statement issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. Statement from authority revealed that Chairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah held a meeting with Mr. Muneer Farooqui, CEO Warid Telecom in Pakistan to discuss the reports of Warid Telecom launching 4G services [...]

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Breaking: Warid Urges to Deploy 4G Network with Existing License

By | April 17, 2014 118 Comments

Warid Telecom is seeking its chance to deploy 4G LTE network for high-speed broadband with its existing license and spectrum from 1800Mhz band that it had bought in 2004, we have confirmed with sources. Despite the fact that the spectrum allocated to Warid (in 1800Mhz band) might not be sufficient enough for parallel and smooth quality of service for mobile broadband, Warid has decided to [...]

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Warid Presents the ‘Bus Timings’ App

By | April 16, 2014 5 Comments

Having a hard time knowing the inter-city bus timings, or scheduling your journey from various cities of Pakistan? Need to know where the nearest bus stop is? When would the next bus leave for your desired destination? Then you should look no farther, as Warid brings the “Bus Timings” app for Android phones. Let’s explore this app in much more detail with screenshots from the [...]

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97% Warid Customers Are Happy With Quality of Network: Survey

By | April 9, 2014 24 Comments

Poll Question: How happy are you with the quality of network service provided by your mobile company? Warid has outscored other cellular operators by having more satisfied customers as compared to all other mobile phone networks of the country, revealed a recently concluded opinion poll conducted by Gallup Pakistan. 97% of Warid users said that they are happy with the quality of network service provided [...]

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Warid Introduces Surprise Bonus Offer

By | April 8, 2014 One Comment

Warid Telecom has introduced the Surprise Bonus Promo for its prepaid subscribers. This latest promo gives Warid’s prepaid customers 100% guarantee of exciting benefits. Warid Bonus is a promotional offer that gives subscribers a chance to win various Value-Added Services (VAS) products, minutes or SMS. Warid’s prepaid subscriber simply have to reply with one of three options sent to them via an SMS to avail [...]

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Mobile Users in Pakistan Reach 132 Million

By | April 2, 2014 18 Comments

Mobile phone users in Pakistan were recorded at 132.33 million at the end of January 2014, said stats issues by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. Total cellular tele-density reached 77 percent at the end of reported period, the stats said. All cellular operators, on the whole, added 538,290 subscribers in December 2013 while another 821,339 subscribers were added in January 2014. Mobilink lead the market with 37.72 [...]

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Warid Employees Mark Earth Hour 2014

By | April 2, 2014 One Comment

Warid employees and their families celebrated Earth Hour 2014 as part of Warid’s going green drive. Earth Hour is celebrated all over the world encouraging individuals to turn off their lights for one hour to show their commitment to the planet, spread environmental awareness, and increase energy conservation. In March 2014, the International mobile industry body, GSMA, declared Warid Telecom to have achieved energy savings [...]

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Telenor, Mobilink and Ufone Voted as Favourites to Win 3G and 4G Licenses

By | March 26, 2014 5 Comments

Two weeks ago, on the 11th of March 2014, we initiated a poll asking you to share with us your thoughts on which operator, in your opinion, would win 3G and 4G licences. As of 25th March 2014, a total of 8,502 users expressed their opinion as to who will win the 3G licenses, while another 5,714 participants answered the question on operators expected to [...]

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Warid Achieves 30-60% Energy Savings on its Network

By | March 25, 2014 One Comment

Warid Telecom of Pakistan achieved significant energy savings of between 30 and 60 per cent after the completion of GSMA’s second Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Optimisation project, said a statement issued by GSMA. The project trialled an innovative energy-saving technology on Warid’s network and demonstrated significant energy savings. When the solutions are rolled out across Warid’s network in Pakistan, the annual savings are expected to [...]

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Warid to Offer its Customers to Pay Bills Online via Credit Cards

By | March 20, 2014 13 Comments

Warid Telecom recently signed an agreement with HBL to implement an online payment solution for Warid’s customers. Once implemented, the solution will allow Warid’s customers to pay their postpaid bills on Warid’s website, using any debit card or credit card. The technology back-end of the system will be provided by CyberSource, Visa’s internet acquiring payments system. HBL, just recently, had announced its arrangement with Visa [...]

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Glow, PakWheels Lahore Auto Show 2014 Gets Overwhelming Response

By | March 19, 2014 2 Comments

Glow by Warid along with PakWheel’s orchestrated the 2014 Lahore Auto Show, which was held in Lahore at Liberty Market this Sunday. Huge crowd of families, youth and auto enthusiasts rushed to the Liberty Market for the much awaited auto show. The event showcased hundreds of attractive cars and bikes with the blend of past and latest models of auto vehicles.  This extravaganza was aimed [...]

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Warid Telecom Recognized for its Corporate Social Efforts

By | March 14, 2014 One Comment

Warid Telecom received SKMT CSR Award in a ceremony held this Tuesday at Faletti’s Hotel Lahore. It is third time in a row that company has received this prestigious CSR Award. Speaking on Warid’s contributions CEO SKMCH&RC, Dr. Faisal Sultan said “The corporations, brands operating in a society should give back to the society in every little way possible. Honoring its part earnestly, as a [...]

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Suhail Jan Replaces Younas Sheikh as CCO of Warid

By | March 13, 2014 15 Comments

Mr. Suhail Jan, who was previously serving as Vice President of Sales at Warid, has replaced Mr. Younis Sheikh as Chief Commercial Officer of Warid Telecom, we have confirmed with sources. Younas Sheikh, who had moved to Warid from Ufone in October 2012, resigned from his position to move on. Suhail Jan, who has previously worked with Mobilink and Banglalink, is a seasoned professional with [...]

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PakWheels Set to Organize Lahore Auto Show

By | March 12, 2014 7 Comments

Glow by Warid and PakWheels are all set to organize the Lahore Auto Show at Liberty Market on 16th March 2014. PakWheels hosts an annual auto show with the thought of refreshing the Lahori festive spirit. The show is organized with the concept of showcasing some classic masterpieces from the past with mix of elegant and stylish auto vehicles from present era. In this year’s [...]

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Which Operators Will Win 3G / 4G Licenses?

By | March 11, 2014 15 Comments

At a time when 3G – 4G spectrum auction is nearing and its less than just a month now that we will have at most three 3G operators and two 4G operators in the country. The stage has been set, final arrangements are being made and everyone is with fingers crossed to see their respective operator getting 3G/4G licenses to ultimately enjoy high-speed broadband internet [...]

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