Special Communications Organization (SCO) largest integrated network with multiple layers of backhaul connectivity in Azad Jammu and Kashmir AJ&K and Gligit-Baltistan (GB) and Edotco Pakistan (Pvt) Limited, leading integrated telecom infrastructure services company has entered into an understanding for development of telecom infrastructure in AJ&K and GB.
Telecom and mobile connectivity are vital for sustainable socio-economic development of Pakistan. SCO is looking forward to connect people in the remote areas of AJ&K and GB by accelerating the mobile connectivity growth and deepening the engagement with customers while driving a network and customer centric strategy.
Director General, Major General Ali Farhan, HI (M), expressed his views on the occasion that “SCO shall enhance connectivity in AJ&K and GB by developing telecom infrastructure to facilitate local populous residing in un-served and under served areas of AJ&K and GB. SCO shall provide a boost to telecom technology from all angles. The objective in this regard was reaffirmed to help the end users to benefit from the digital technology”.
Speaking about the agreement Arif Hussain, Country Managing Director of Edotco Pakistan said, “SCO’s extensive footprint enables us to roll out cutting edge innovative solutions that will improve network coverage and capacity across different areas of AJ&K and GB. Our strategy has always been to partner with the key players in the industry”.
Established in 2012, edotco Group is the first regional integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).
edotco Group operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 29,900 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 19,700 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 10,200 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state- of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has driven significant improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.
edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.