|When it was created||2004|
|Headquarters||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Key people||Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Chairman |
Bashir A. Tahir
|Things made||Telephony, Wimax, Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution, GPRS, GSM|
|Website||Official Pakistan |
Pakistan[change | change source]
In 2004, Warid Telecom International bought a license for starting a national mobile network and long distance international network for $291 million US dollars. It was the first project of Warid Telecom International.
The license was bid by a team headed by Bashir Tahir, the then CEO of the Abu Dhabi Group, which is the parent company of Warid Telecom International.
Bangladesh[change | change source]
In December 2005, Warid Telecom International got a 15-year GSM license to operate as the sixth mobile network in Bangladesh at the cost of USD 50 million.