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Zamir Telecom's Technology Consultancy Division Wins Contract with GPIT

April 2012

Zamir Telecom, a global telecommunication solutions provider, and Grameenphone IT Ltd (GPIT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 14 April 2012 to undertake a joint feasibility study with a view to promote GPIT's patented software systems / solutions to the UK and European markets. GPIT provides end-to-end IT solutions for government, Bank, Financial Institute, FMCG, Pharmaceutical and Telecom industries, and is a 100 per cent subsidiary company of Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator in Bangladesh with more than 30 million subscribers. Grameenphone is a member of Telenor Group of network operators in Europe.



KEY FACTS

  • Peter Anthony Dindial, Chief Executive Officer of GPIT, and Naufal Zamir, CEO of Zamir Telecom, signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations on 14 April, 2012.
  • Under the terms of the MOU, the parties will collaborate to conduct a joint commercial and technical feasibility study of promoting GPIT’s products in the UK market.
  • The existing UK market share and technical know-how of Zamir Telecom will provide an important base point in the study and next steps.
SUPPORTING QUOTES

Peter Dindial, CEO, GPIT

"We are very pleased to have this opportunity to work with Zamir Telecom, one of the fastest-growing IT and telecom companies recognised by the Sunday Times Tech Track 100. We believe the unique attributes of Zamir Telecom such as its ability to deal with a Europe wide market, and the trust it enjoys among its clientele will support GPIT to reach its international markets and offer its solutions in UK market. Given the scope and scale of Zamir Telecom's business initiatives, we see this project as the beginning of a long and mutually rewarding relationship."

Naufal Zamir, CEO, Zamir Telecom

"We are pleased to enter into this collaborative relationship with GPIT, a company with proven robust growth in providing software solutions to various sectors, and a company that is the engine behind the largest telecom company in Bangladesh. In the spirit of contributing to furthering the development of the IT and telecom industry and society, both companies will bring their wide-ranging knowledge and experience to the table and offer ever-better services to their customers. We look forward to working closely with GPIT and bringing its unique solutions to UK businesses at a competitive price."

SUPPORTING RESOURCES

Website Zamir Telecom: www.zamirtelecom.com Website GPIT: www.gpit.com

ABOUT ZAMIR TELECOM

Zamir Telecom is a global leader in providing solutions for Internet and Telecommunication sectors. It is a wholesale A-Z carrier providing direct interconnects to major global regions and multi-national network operators. Providing solutions for data and voice leased circuits is one of its specialties, delivering business, operational and turnkey solutions for governments, mobile network operators and institutions requiring infrastructural development in ICT. Zamir Telecom is the Point of Presence of Bangladesh Telecom incumbent BTCL, catering for next-generation network solutions based in London and connecting multiple STM nodes via SEAMEWE4. Furthermore, SimpleCall Business a subsidiary of the Zamir telecom has a number of line of businesses covering the full spectrum of retail telecom services and Enterprise mobility solutions, VOIP and IP Phones. Zamir telecom was recognised as number thirteen fastest growing technology companies by Tech Track in UK in 2011. www.zamirtelecom.com

ABOUT GPIT

GPIT is an innovative IT services and Business Solutions Company based in Bangladesh (one the "Next 11" Countries). GPIT can be described as a young, vibrant company with exciting ideas and an inspiring vision. We have established and maintained the largest IT infrastructure of Bangladesh for more than a decade. Our expertise established advanced infrastructure for Grameenphone, the largest telecommunications company in Bangladesh. As their operational backbone, we build competitive business IT solutions and maintain their critical IT infrastructure, allowing Grameenphone to continue giving exceptional services to over 30 million subscribers nationwide. We are the largest, most valuable IT workforce in Bangladesh. We have the most academically accomplished IT experts in the industry, many having exceptional international certificates and professional credentials.

We aspire to lead Bangladesh into the global IT arena! In essence of building a global profile, we try to live our corporate values. We have created the first full activity based, automated paperless workplace in Bangladesh and are creating milestones and industry benchmarks in the way we operate.

GPIT intends to be recognized globally for quality, efficiency and cost effective product and solutions and currently it offers infrastructure solutions, Communication Solutions, Banking& Financial Solutions, Business support Solutions, Mobile &Content solutions. Our resources have been relentlessly developing, engineering and maintain hundreds of customised applications which are supporting business needs of multinational companies and organisations in Bangladesh and abroad and making them efficient, competitive and compliant. For more information visit: www.gpit.com

MEDIA CONTACT

Lauren Vasquez lauren[@]zamirtelecom.com +44 (0) 207 870 3480

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