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Wateen is Offering Free Connection for Warid Post-paid Customers

Wateen has plan of involving Warid to boost it’s sales. As an outcome, company is now offering free connection, i.e. all upfront charges waived off, for all Warid postpaid customers.

All you need to do is to get your copy of Warid postpaid number to any of Warid’s service center or franchise to claim your connection.

Just to mention, monthly rental will be applicable, based on your Wateen package – obviously its free for lifetime.

If you want to know about packages Wateen does offer, then here’s a link you need to visit for complete details about packages.

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Wateen Telecom has signed Multi Million Dollar agreement with Spacecom

Wateen Telecom has signed a three-year multi-million dollar agreement with Spacecom International, the world’s foremost provider of satellite and telecommunication services.

Under the USD 11.3 million multi-transponder agreement, Wateen will provide Spacecom with Ku-band and C-band satellite bandwidth for Pakistan, as well as the Asian region served by the Asian broadcasting satellites ABS-7 and Intelsat IS-904. The C-band is a name given to certain portions of the electromagnetic spectrum, including wavelengths of microwaves that are used for long-distance radio telecommunications.

The C-band is primarily used for open satellite communications, whether for full-time satellite TV networks or raw satellite feeds. Ku band is primarily used for fixed and broadcast services over satellite. Ku band satellites are used for backhauls and particularly for satellite from remote locations back to a television network’s studio for editing and broadcasting.

The agreement brings great value to Wateen as it will enable the telecoms giant to provide a variety of telecommunications services, including GSM backhauling, high-speed Internet, news gathering, disaster recovery and data connectivity to regions where no other connectivity media is available.

Wateen Telecom is Pakistan’s largest satellite bandwidth reseller and a satellite systems integrator of world-renowned equipment manufacturers such as Comtech EF Data, STM Networks, I-Direct, Vertix and Cisco. Wateen’s satellite services division provides end-to-end solutions for VSAT equipment, satellite bandwidth, network optimization and customization tools to all of the country’s leading telecom operators, financial institutions, media broadcasting companies and SMEs.

Arrangements are being made by Wateen to get the maximum level of coverage all over Pakistan and its neighboring countries to empowers GSM operators , financial institutes , media broadcasting companies and other SME’s for their daily operations. Agreements contain leasing of Ku and C-band transponders with both fixed and steerable beams.

Commenting on the new venture, Wateen CEO Naeem Zamindar said, “We are excited about offering end-to-end connectivity to customers who rely on satellite technology for uninterrupted, high-quality service in areas where the terrain may prevent deployment of a fiber optic network. We found Spacecom to be best suited for our region as it offers the capabilities to meet the ever-evolving needs of a market with space capacity limitations.

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Wateen Reconnect and Recharge Offer


Wateen Telecom announced an amazing Reconnect and Recharge Campaign offer for previous subscribers who hadn’t recharged their Wateen Internet and Telephony accounts from 31st August, 2010.

A Speacial offer for the Subscribers from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad who now recharge their accounts and get chance to win:

  • Get one month of line rent absolutely FREE
  • Have their previous dues waived off
  • Enter a lucky draw to win an all expense paid trip to Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi
  • Conditions Apply. Ferrari World Lucky Draw applicable for Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad subscribers only. Visit http://go.wateen.net.

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    Wateen Launches DigiPay to pay Wateen bill payments with ease

    Wateen Telecom announced the launch of ‘DigiPay’, for its customer’s to pay Wateen bill payments with ease.

    With DigiPay, customers now have the options to buy electronic PINs for Wateen bill payments through a number of different mediums. Launching this service in collaboration with epay, Wateen is enabling its customers to pay their Wateen bills through new mechanisms such as

    ATMs,
    Credit/Debit Cards,
    POS,
    SMS,
    Internet,
    Phone and so on
    Via Phone

    Wateen customers, who own Bank Alfalah credit cards too, can now call Bank Alfalah customer helpline @ 111-225-111. Wateen PINs are available around the clock. Wateen PINs can also be availed against reward points redemption.

    Credit and Debit Pay

    Wateen customers can simply swipe their credit/debit card of any bank at MCB Credit Card machines available across all major grocery stores. They will get an electronic voucher with the Wateen PIN in their desired denomination.

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    Wateen Promotes Internet Literacy in Underserved Areas of Pakistan

    Wateen has been an active participant in Government of Pakistan’s (Ministry of Information Technology) USF projects working towards the development of telecom infrastructure in underserved areas of the country.

    So far, Wateen has been successful in obtaining subsidies of approximately PKR 1.8 billion for OFC projects and PKR 1.0 billion for Broadband projects through successful participation in competitive biddings.

    Wateen’s deployment of a robust Optical Fiber Cable network of over 10,000 kilometers and the largest nationwide 3.5 GHz WiMAX network rollout in the world makes Wateen a natural partner of choice to support such initiatives from USF.

    Mr. Tariq Malik, CEO Wateen Telecom, commended Wateen’s efforts for promotion of internet literacy in these regions and said

    “Wateen stands committed in alleviating the digital divide between the urban and rural population and is always one step ahead of its competition to meet such challenges. Our aim is to promote computer and internet literacy in underserved regions of Pakistan by making these services ‘available’ and ‘affordable’ for the people of Pakistan.

    While talking about corporate social responsibility he further stated that through these projects Wateen is not only making services available in educational centers by building computer laboratories that shall be fully equipped with broadband internet but is also generating employment opportunities by creating partnerships with the local community to build internet cafes in the area.

    It is Wateen’s vision to contribute towards the development of our great country and hence, participation in USF regions aligns with Wateen’s vision of taking Pakistan into the digital broadband revolution of the 21st century while promoting education and literacy through these means.”

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    Wateen Allows Access without password to Its Customers’ Account info

    Wateen Telecom offering Self Care portal, through it, wateen offering its customers to know their latest account status along with a facility to recharge their accounts, but the heighlited thing is that system login to user information page without asking any password or any system generated user name; instead all customer’s private information is revealed by just submitting random names.

    Here on this url: http://58.27.179.144/selfcare simply guess and enter names like: umer, hamza, Aamir, Huma, Nadia,hina etc.

    P.S. You don’t need to be a Wateen customer to enjoy personal information of Wateen users;

    Below is screen shot of a random customer, interestingly there is a sign out button for a page which never asked for sign-in.

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