Mobilink and Warid are gearing up to merge their operations into a single brand, having received permission from the Islamabad High Court to merge the two businesses in December 2016, ProPakistani writes. According to the news outlet, the enlarged company is expected to use the ‘Jazz’ brand previously used by Mobilink for its pre-paid offerings. Consequently, the Warid and Mobilink names will be phased out, whilst former Warid customers will be transferred to Jazz. As previously reported by TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, VimpelCom and Abu Dhabi Group, the respective parents of Mobilink and Warid, agreed to combine their businesses in November 2015, and a share swap – which saw Mobilink acquire 100% of the shares in Warid, whilst Abu Dhabi Group shareholders acquired a 15% stake in Mobilink – was completed in July last year.
Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to email@example.com.
Browse Past Issues
Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.
Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.
CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:
- International carriers
- Wholesale service providers
- Equipment and software vendors
- Telecom investors