With the successful conclusion of the auction for 3G/4G in Pakistan, the country is now poised to enter a new era of telecommunication services.

Wateen Telecom, Pakistan’s leading converged communications provider, is pleased to announce it is fully geared up to meet the high backhaul demands of the newly arrived Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) with the largest operational metro-fiber in place.

With the latest data services soon to hit the market, Wateen’s network is ideally placed to meet the data requirements of all NGMNs.

The company is further ensuring that it extends its existing fiber optic network – which traverses over 4500kms across 50+ cities – by replacing copper wire with fiber optic cables for the BTS sites of cellular operators such as Zong, in anticipation of the NGMNs rollout.

Of late, the shift to fiber optic cables has picked up pace and once mobile companies have access to fiber connected networks, the possibility of genuine 3G/4G technology becomes truly viable.

Mr Naeem Zamindar, CEO Wateen Telecom, said,

Wateen’s primary focus is on being the most responsive network in the country. With the onset of 3G and 4G services, the countries mobile operators will start seeing added load on their networks and Wateen has many effective solutions that will work for the overall benefit of the entire telecoms sector. I am positive that by selecting Wateen for all their backhaul needs, the NGM network operators will be able to offer their consumers a one-window service with no hassle, giving them the desired space and time to focus on their primary target of maximising subscriber equity and improved financial results.