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Thursday, March 02, 2006

Adebayo unveils Starcomms’ EV-DO

COMMUNICATIONS Minister, Chief Cornelius Adebayo, has unveiled the Starcomms’ Evolution Data Only (EV-DO) product, a Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) approved mobile data card.

Starcomms is a Fixed Wireless Operator, known for its innovative products and recently recorded over 250,000 subscribers on the network.

The EV-DO also known as the Evolution Data Optimised, is a third generation mobile broadband solution.

Unveiling the product in Lagos, Monday, Chief Adebayo, commended Starcomms for coming with this kind of solution at a time the nation is keen in enthroning the Unified Licensing Regime (ULR).

This, he said, is an indication that Starcomms is in tune with modern technology that would propel the market in the days to come.

He also urged the operator to remain focused, especially on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

“Starcomms is one of the leading attractions on Foreign Direct Investment,” he said.

Stressing that his presence at the launch of EV-DO was in response to government’s support for telcos, and specifically for Starcomms’ strategy to increase the volume on its network.

Chief executive, Starcomms, Mr. Maher Qubain, said the unveiling is to bring to realty what the operator has been doing to facilitate change in the way Nigerians work.

“It’s truly mobile, whether you want to use it for any kind of work both at home or office,” he said.

For a competitive edge service, he said, Nigerians should come to Starcomms explaining that EV-DO, is the fastest in the nation’s market today, moreso, with a 50 per cent less than any other product of its kind.

He said, at the event attended by chairman of Starcomms, Chief Maan Lababidi, Chief Financial Officer of Starcomms, Mr. Seyi Owodunni among others, that the solution is a broadband fast wireless internet access powered by EV-DO.The technology, he said, is a third generation (3G) broadband high speed wireless internet service.

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