Telenor to launch 3G technology soon
March 13, 2008
To introduce the new technologies in mobile and communicator sector, Telenor Pakistan has started at training programme for working journalists. The second training workshop in this regard was held at a local hotel here on Wednesday in which experts from well known telecom company, Nokia Siemens Networks and telecom engineers from Telenor Pakistan delivered the lectures. In the training workshop, lectures were delivered about EDGE/ GPRS, WCDMA, 3G and other upcoming technologies.
Director Communication Telenor Pakistan Syed Hasnat Masood said, Telenor with the fastest growing and the widest EDGE/GPRS network in the country has already launched ‘SmartMail’, a wireless push email service, adding that with this service customers can access their emails, data and attachments instantly using almost any handset.
He said that Telenor Smart Mail gives customers full mobile access to corporate email, calendar, contacts, to do list, and memos. Through wireless or wireline connections, customers can synchronize their Pocket PC, Palm OS, Symbian, or PC mobile device and send and receive email. Giving the details of 3G technology, Hasnat said that existing mobile companies are negotiating with PTA about the 3G service, which no doubt would prove a mild stone into the mobile sector in Pakistan.
Replying a query he said that about the new telecom policy PTA is busy for constituting new telecom policy with the concern of all existing mobile companies, operating in the country, but he declined to give any details about the suggestions which have been given to PTA for new policy. He said that the all the teams of PTA are working very hard to bring state of the art technologies in Pakistan and authority is providing all possible facilities to mobile operators.
Representative of Nokia Siemens Networks, Saad Waraich also delivered the lecture about the new technologies. He said that smart Mail also helps in managing business travel by automatically retrieving itinerary information and presenting it on mobile devices, along with appropriate driving directions, maps, and weather forecasts. Customers can also access their information from any web browser or internet-ready mobile phone.