Published on February 8th, 2010 | by Arsalan Mir4
Wateen Sets Motorola Aside
Wateen, during its recent expansion in southern region, have successfully put RAN sites on-air by sweeping Motorola aside. Internal sources informed us.
Wateen haves a total of 973 RAN sites in Pakistan, of which 243 are in Karachi. The on-going expansion project by the vendor, Motorola, is supposed to add 66 more sites in Karachi.
Reportedly after experiencing delay from the vendor’s side in deployment of the sites in the expansion phase, Wateen’s RAN team took up task to itself and have successfully installed and commissioned four sites. The RAN team-lead feels proud of his team’s achievement.
Commenting on this, the RAN team lead Tehseen Ahmed said that this is the first time in the history of Wateen, RAN team have deployed sites without involving the vendor, all the installation and integration of these site are done by us. He also said that they shall continue the same with the remaining sites of the new expansion phase.
Delay from vendors is not a new practice but such efforts from the operators will definitely give them a nudge and make them realize their responsibilities to complete projects on time.