Karachi, 5th October 2010: Nokia and Ufone signed the first of its kind MoU here in Islamabad whereby Ufone shall have the exclusive rights to sell N8 handsets in Pakistan for the first month of sales – the period includes pre-sales booking time as well. This is the first time in Pakistan that such a partnership has taken place between a Nokia and a local telecom service provider to launch a new device in the market.
The Nokia N8, Nokia’s latest smartphone, intuitively connects to the people, places and services that matter most. With the Nokia N8, people can create compelling content, connect to their favourite social networks and enjoy on-demand Web TV programs and Ovi Store apps.
As part of this collaboration, N8 phones will be available at selected Ufone service centres across Pakistan.
Commenting on the partnership, Nauman Durrani, Operator Sales Manager, Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan said, “Nokia is pleased to enter into this partnership with Ufone. This collaboration is a healthy sign for Pakistan’s Telecom Industry. The partnership will offer many add-on benefits to both Nokia and Ufone customers. Nokia N8 is a feature rich device and that gives you an opportunity to see the world the way you want from it.”
Mr. Khurram Mahboob, Head of Devices, Affinity & Loyalty said, “We are thrilled to have the exclusive rights to bring to Pakistan the latest, high-tech mobile computer – Nokia N8. The recent past has seen Ufone offer its valued customers a number of exciting handset deals and this is sure to be one to look out for. We are giving our valued customers an opportunity to experience Nokia’s flagship device before any one in Pakistan. We are also giving away exclusive internet data bundles for six months for our loyal customers to stay in touch all the time.