The FINANCIAL -- Nokia announced on November 29, that mobile operator Telenor Pakistan will offer Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email to its consumer customers, small-meditum enterprises (SMEs), and large corporations. The service, branded as "SmartMail", is currently available.
According to Nokia, Telenor Pakistan started mobile operations in March 2005 and today owns the fastest growing and the largest mobile data network (EDGE based), in the highly competitive mobile market of Pakistan. According to Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) the mobile penetration rate reached approximately 43 percent in August 2007. By comparison, Pakistan's fixed line market is moving slowly, reaching only a tenth of the mobile teledensity.
"Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email supports all kinds of mobile devices from entry level phones to high-end smartphones for professionals, this together with Telenor Pakistan's largest EDGE coverage in Pakistan will provide customer convinence to all service subscribers" said CMO Telenor Pakistan Sigvart Voss Eriksen. "A fast growing market such as ours demands a flexible solution that offers not only the possibility to host the solution for consumers and SMEs, but also to meet the special requirements of large corporations," Eriksen added.
"Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email supports more than 100 devices from various vendors - the broadest support in the industry -- allowing Telenor Pakistan to deploy email on a range of devices to meet the needs of various customers," says Scott Cooper, senior vice president, Mobility Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. "Given the highly scalable platform, Telenor Pakistan is well prepared for further fast growth of their customer base, followed by increasing demand for mobile access to email."
According to Nokia, Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email is part of Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite that provides access to powerful collaboration tools such as email, contacts, calendar, device management and synchronization of files, data and enterprise applications. Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email works in any groupware environment - ISP, Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes or Groupwise and can run on any kind of device platform - Symbian, Windows, Palm J2ME, or Pocket PC. The highly scalable email solution supports for more than 100 different devices in addition to Nokia Eseries portfolio.
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