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Telenor furthers network transformation with launch of Pakistan’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS)

Telenor furthers network transformation with launch of Pakistan’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS)

Getting closer to its network virtualization goals, Telenor Pakistan has launched the country’s first Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS) on its newly launched in-house hybrid Cloud platform. In addition to significantly enhancing the overall user experience, the Virtual MSS will give the company better control over network allocation and distribution, making smart traffic management possible with least third-party dependency and in-turn providing virtually seamless connectivity during high-volume periods. The move is a historic achievement in Telenor Pakistan’s network virtualization journey, making it the first cellular operator in Pakistan to have live virtual MSS Traffic on its Cloud platform enabling digitization of its primary network function. This key achievement is a result of strong synergies among Telenor, ZTE and Nokia in a multi-vendor environment. “The virtualization of our Mobile Switching Station will give us the freedom to build better and more customer-centric solutions, in addition to bringing efficacy, scalability, and automation to Telenor’s core network,” said Khurrum Ashfaque, Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan. “Although it’s a historic achievement for us, we have a long way to go in our network digitization journey and the vMSS will be followed by the introduction of data core virtualized functions within the first quarter of this new year,” he added. In September 2017, Telenor Pakistan initiated its network transformation by launching the first in-house Cloud platform by any cellular company in Pakistan and successfully testing the first 3G voice call and LTE data call over it. The move would drastically improve response time to customer requests and provide more liberty in building user-friendly solutions, also resulting in the addition of new revenue streams by means of public Cloud offering. The launch of Virtual Mobile Switching Station (vMSS) will take Telenor Pakistan towards its digital journey to lead market by opting new technologies, reducing time to market and coping up with market disruptive challenges. Telenor Pakistan has been in the process of evolving voice and data networks to Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) hosting on Cloud network in an effort to become more competitive by becoming more agile and faster in delivering new service and improving the operational...

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An Exciting Update on the HUAWEI Mate 10 lite Will Make You Smile

An Exciting Update on the HUAWEI Mate 10 lite Will Make You Smile

HUAWEI really knows how to put a smile on your face. Once again, the global technology leader is bringing an upgrade to the HUAWEI Mate 10 lite that will make you fall in love with the device all over again! The update will be a fascinating experience for all HUAWEI Mate 10 lite fans that will make the device more secure and efficient. It’s quite a tease, but once ready, the feature shall be rolled out as an OTA update across all devices. The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite has done phenomenally well in Pakistan – as the device has received so much love from all over the country. People thronged the market, pre-booked the device and became a part of the HUAWEI family. The feature which HUAWEI promises to be a game changer on the smartphone will further fortify its security, while adding tremendous convenience and enhancement to user experience. The phone is already a hit for selfie aficionados with its four cameras, that capture stunning selfies like never before. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite device – already acclaimed as the Selfie-Superstar, has more reasons to excite people. It delivers a power packedcombination of stunning photography and 5.9” Full-View display. The 13MP front camera and 16MP rear camera are each paired with a secondary 2MP camera to capture amazing selfies and pictures. A Smart-Selfie Toning Flash lights up photos in low-light conditions. The power-packed handset is an eclectic combination of beauty with brains. It runs on an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset and 4GB RAM that gives a fluid user experience, and a truckload of storage of 64GB let’s people store all their favourite memories on it. The device has great power-saving technology, making its 3,340 mAh battery last up to two days of ordinary use. Fans just have to hold their breaths a little while longer as the exciting announcement is just around the...

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Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro globally acclaimed by top tech media at CES 2018

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro globally acclaimed by top tech media at CES 2018

Huawei is an early winner at CES® 2018, earning awards from global technology media titles following the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro’s introduction to the U.S. market and the unveiling of the HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series. Highlighting the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro’s mobile AI processor, New Leica Dual Camera and long-lasting battery, among other features, media presented Huawei four awards – including ‘Smartphone of the Year’ from Android Authority. The HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series was recognized for its full-coverage wireless connectivity. At the CES® 2018, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed that its breakthrough HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available in the U.S. through major electronics retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon, Microsoft, Newegg and B&H beginning on February 18, with pre-orders beginning February 04. Huawei also unveiled the world’s first hybrid smart home network solution. The HUAWEI WiFi Q2 series is a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house. With its impeccable design, smart functionality, long lasting battery power, and New Leica Dual Camera, the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available unlocked for USD 799/- in Midnight Blue, Titanium Grey and Mocha Brown and will be on display at select Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com. The unlocked HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will operate on GSM networks in the U.S. including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Simple Mobile, and Tracfone, giving consumers the flexibility to choose their carrier and contract. Following are the five awards Huawei has won at CES 2018 to-date: Android Authority awarded the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro the ‘2017 Smartphone of the Year’ award for having consistent quality across the board. According to the publication’s editor, it is a “pound-for-pound champion,” with the device progressing year over year. Android Authority is a global blog dedicated to providing expert tips, news, reviews, and more. Its website receives 32.2 million unique monthly visits. TechRadar named the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro the ‘Best Smartphone’ at the show, acknowledging the device’s Kirin 970 AI chip, HUAWEI FullView Display, the world’s largest dual f/1.6 aperture, and the world’s first end-to-end safety certified charging technology. TechRadar is a global online publication focused on technology, with news and reviews of tech products, especially gadgets. The website receives over 77.5 million unique monthly visits. T3 gave the HUAWEI WiFi Q2 Series one if its ‘Loves’ award for being a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house. The publication appreciated the device’s end-user benefits, bringing consumers faster, and more reliable connectivity. T3 provides the latest gadget and technology news, reviews, buyer’s guides and features to a global audience. The website receives over 2.3 million unique monthly visits. Android Police recognized the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro as a ‘Best of CES 2018’ for its Kirin 970 processor, intelligent New Leica Dual Camera, and long-lasting...

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Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund

Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund

  Telenor Pakistan has been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Program by Universal Service Fund (USF) under which the telecom provider, in pursuance of its commitment to connect the unconnected will bring connectivity to more than 1.7 million people of Dera Ismail Khan and Mohmand Agency. Telenor Pakistan has connected millions of people by establishing hundreds of cell sites across the underserved and remote areas of Pakistan under USF. The photo shows CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan and CEO USF, Rizwan Mustafa Mir signing the agreement, while Prime Minister, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for IT and Telecom, Ms. Anusha Rehman and other senior officials are also present. Commenting on the development, Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan, said, “Empowering societies is at the core of our values at Telenor Pakistan and we are pleased to have been awarded the Broadband for Sustainable Development (BSD) Programme. We believe in the role of USF to provide access to Underserved & Un-served areas in Pakistan. While putting up 120 new sites across 5 districts is a big task, our teams are energized by the challenge of bringing connectivity to the 1.7 million inhabitants of Mohmand and DI...

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Welcome to the New Era of Connectivity: HUAWEI to Launch Mate 10 Pro in February in the U.S., World’s First Hybrid Smart Home Network Solution

Welcome to the New Era of Connectivity: HUAWEI to Launch Mate 10 Pro in February in the U.S., World’s First Hybrid Smart Home Network Solution

At the CES® 2018, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) revealed that its breakthrough HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available in the U.S. through major electronics retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon, Microsoft, Newegg and B&H beginning on February 18, with pre-orders beginning February 04. Huawei also unveiled the world’s first hybrid smart home network solution. The HUAWEI WiFi Q2 series is a true plug-and-play Wi-Fi system designed for the entire house. With its impeccable design, smart functionality, long lasting battery power, and New Leica Dual Camera, the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will be available unlocked for USD 799/- in Midnight Blue, Titanium Grey and Mocha Brown and will be on display at select Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com. The unlocked HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will operate on GSM networks in the U.S.including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Simple Mobile, and Tracfone, giving consumers the flexibility to choose their carrier and contract. “We’ve experienced unprecedented growth worldwide and are now bringing our award-winning products to the U.S.,” said Richard Yu, CEO of HUAWEI Consumer Business Group. “HUAWEI is and has been in the U.S., and is part of a community of visionaries that strive to push boundaries and improve daily lives through technology. Our newest consumer solution, the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, is the smartphone that U.S. consumers need and deserve.” In addition to the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, the new Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available for USD 1,225 beginning February 18 through major electronics retailers including Best Buy, Amazon and Microsoft as well as from end of February in Porsche Design Stores in the US. The Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 offers the ultimate in premium design. As the most exclusive of all devices across the Mate 10 Series, it combines Porsche Design’s aesthetic craft with HUAWEI’s mobile engineering expertise. Its unique front and back cover design are entirely encased in elegant yet robust glass and come in a luxurious and exclusive Diamond Black color. “With HUAWEI we have a passionate and world-wide respected partner that shares our values and goals which built the foundation for the creation of the new Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10. Our unique design language is apparent in the extraordinary device,” said Jan Becker, CEO Porsche Design Group. “We are delighted to continue the successful partnership with HUAWEI and to bring outstanding smartphones to the market that meet the expectations of our demanding and tech-savvy customers.” HUAWEI also announced its partnership with Montblanc to release a new leather case created exclusively for HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro.Designed to complement the sleek design of the device, the Montblanc leather case cradles the HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro in clean luxurioussoft black grain leather. The Montblanc case...

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