Michigan-based VoEx International LLC, a provider and designer of global
telecommunications & wireless tools, and Arcade Solutions AG today submitted a
joint bid to PTK for Kosovo’s Wireless Local Loop Project Consultancy Services
for Technical, Commercial, Legal and Financial Support.
And go ahead and
try to use that acronym in a headline.
Kosovo’s telecom PTK Fixed Network has ambitious plans to develop their local
loop infrastructure to ensure that it can achieve its strategic business
objectives and also fulfill its license obligations with regard to tele-density.
regulation of the United Nation Mission In Kosovo, Post and Telecom of Kosovo
was established as a network operator in territory of Kosovo in 1999. Today PTK
has four discrete business units; Fixed Telecoms Network, GSM Mobile Operator
(VALA900), Internet Service Provide (DardaNet) and Post.
It also has four
support units providing transversal support to the revenue-generating business
units. These support units are Commercial, Finance, Corporate Affairs
(encompassing HR & Legal) and Procurement.
PTK believes that the deployment of wireless local loop technology, which
supports both narrowband and broadband communication, is a cost efficient and
timely method of extending the local loop and is also a key enabler to achieve
these strategic aims.
VoEx so far has been leading efforts in many Third World countries in
engineering support to design, build, operate and then transfer wireless
communications centers and wireless networks. For the two past years VoEx has
been active in the design-build of several telecom project in Iraq and has
provided extended services to the many companies working in Iraq.
VoEx Chief Strategy Officer Mr. Asaad Y. Alnajjar said “The overall Kosovo
telecom status story is close to that of Iraq and both provide virgin grounds to
deploy state of the art technology and become among the leaders in their
Outsourcer VoEx International LLC provides wireless communications and
technology products that enable enterprises and service providers around the
world to use VoIP and additional advanced telecom and wireless technologies for
voice, fax, data, video and other value-added applications.
In many Eastern
European locations, local governments see the latest wireless and VoIP
technology as a way to leapfrog an entire generation of telecommunications,
going from Soviet-era clunky telephony straight to wireless without bothering to
install a good, reliable land line service along the way. This reporter’s
experiences in both Bosnia and Romania can attest to this strategy.
is contributing editor and CRM Alert columnist for TMCnet.
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