Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
24Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
ufone

ufone

Ratings: (0)|Views: 4,136|Likes:
Published by zill_a

More info:

Categories:Types, Research, History
Published by: zill_a on Sep 20, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOC, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/24/2012

pdf

text

original

 
Brief History
Introduction:-
UFONE commenced its operations, under the brand name of Ufone, from Islamabad on January29, 2001. Ufone expanded its coverage and has added new cities and highways to its coverage network.After the privatization of PTCL, Ufone is now owned byEtisalat. Under the agreement, Huawei will provide its future-oriented EnerG GSM solution to expand Ufone’s network to cover over 1,500 cities,towns, villages and all major highways in the country. The network also allows Ufone subscribers toenjoy high-speed wireless data service.The GSM contract for Ufone also include Huawei’s new generation GSM dual density BTS that featurehigh integrated and receiving sensitivity to improve the network performance and lower the cost of network construction and O&M expenditure. In addition, Huawei will provide Mobile Softswitch solution based on the advanced R4 architecture to satisfy Ufone’s network expansion requirements, enables thetelecom service provider to evolve into3Gsmoothly.Ufone markets its prepaid services as “Prepay”. Ufone Prepay is more affordable. Its primary market isintended towards teenagers and students.Postpaid services are marketed by the name “Postpay”. These services are mainly targeted towards the business community of the country.Ufone has a subscriber base of 12.49 million as of April 2007 and has network coverage in more than1600 citi
Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)
Famous die cast version All bands: 800-2500 MHz. 11 dBiwww.poynting.co.za
Double-check is better then re-do. Ask OSS profy - be aware! For free.oss-consulting.biz/oss-forum
 
Metering + Billing Certification Solutions to meet your demandswww.babt.com
Stop Attacks on Wireless Networks. Data Entry, Info & Tools.
This entry was posted on May 21, 2007 at 6:55 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entrythrough theRSS 2.0 feed. You canleave a response,or  trackback  from your own site.
Ufone GSM
Founded
January 29, 2001
Headquarters
Islamabad, Pakistan13-B, F-7 Markaz
Area served
2336 cities of Pakistan, GT Road, Super Highway & Motorway
Key people
Abdul Aziz, CEO
 Pre Pay
,
 Post Pay
Rs.5.1 billionPKR (first quarter 2006-07).
Company profile
PTML is a wholly owned subsidiary of PTCL. established to operate cellular telephony. The companycommenced its operations, under the brand name of Ufone from Islamabad on January 29 2001.During the year, as a consequence of PTCL’s privatization, 26% of its shares were acquired by EmiratesTelecommunication Corporation (Etisalat
 
). Being part of PTCL, the management of Ufone has also beenhanded over to Etisalat. During the year July 2005 to June 2006, further expanded its coverage and hasadded new cities and highways. Ufone has network coverage in more than 750 cities, towns and across allmajor highways of the country.
 
During the year Ufone completed the network expansion of Phase 4 in existing as well as in new citiesand towns which amounted to more than US Dollar 170 million. As a result the asset base of theCompany has increased from Rs. 20 billion to Rs. 27 billion.During the year Ufone adopted the policy of simplified tariffs with no hidden charges, which resulted in positive impacts on the usage trends of subscribers as well as total subscriber base, which has increasedfrom 2,579k in June 2005 to 7,487k in June 2006. Ufone currently caters for international roaming tomore than 195 live operators across 119 countries and introduced International roaming facility for Prepaid subscribers in Saudi Arabia,United Kingdom,United Arab Emirates, Singapore,Portugaland Kuwaitwith lowest rates, featuring no security deposit and activation charges. GPRS Roaming facility isavailable with more than 75 Live Operators across 59 countries.The company has also been awarded a new License for providing cellular services inAzad Jammu &Kashmir and the Northern Areas.
Operating Performance
Ufone’s operational performance has been very encouraging. Despite the stiff competition in Pakistantelecom market which has led to reduction of prices to bare minimum level, due to its aggressive policiesand exercising strict control over expenses the Company managed to improve its revenue and after-tax profit by 87% and 54% respectively, as compared to last year.
Future Plans
In order to extend cellular network to new cities, towns and highways and enhance its current installedcapacities in existing cities, Ufone has finalized a huge network expansion contract amounting to aboutUSD 550 million, which will enhance the subscribers’ capacity by 10 million. This is the largest ever expansion project of Ufone.
Network upgradation
Under the agreement, Huawei will provide its future-oriented EnerG GSM solution to expand Ufone'snetwork to cover over 2200 cities, towns, villages and all major highways in the country. The network also allows Ufone subscribers to have high-speed wireless data service.The GSM contract for Ufone also include Huawei'snew generationGSM dual density BTS that feature high integrated and receiving sensitivity to improve the network performance and lower the cost of network construction and O&M expenditure. In addition, Huawei will provide Mobile Softswitch solution based on the advanced R4 architecture to satisfy Ufone's network expansion requirements, enables thetelecom service provider to evolve into3G.
Privatization
The growth of the cellular sector in Pakistan can also be attributable to good governance policies of thegovernment of Pakistan and the Privatization Commission. In April 2006, Emirates Telecommunication

Activity (24)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
1 hundred reads
1 thousand reads
Aliasif666 liked this
atifatanvir1758 liked this
atifatanvir1758 liked this
maryum12 liked this
Kiran Anwar liked this
mian01 liked this
jilaniss liked this
mubshrasattar liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->