Mobilink receives RIM BlackBerry Award of Excellence for 2005


Mobilink, Pakistan’s leading cellular service and part of the Orascom Telecom group with a growing customer-base of over eleven million family members was the worldwide winner to be bestowed the RIM Award of Excellence in recognition of its tremendously successful launch of BlackBerry in Pakistan.

The Award was presented to Zouhair A. Khaliq, President & CEO Mobilink, by Jim Balsillie, RIM’s Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer along with Don Morrison, RIM’s Chief Operating Officer, at the 3GSM World Congress held in Barcelona, recently. Over 680 telecom operators from around the world attended the congress.

He further added “This award is not just a recognition of the efforts of Mobilink and Orascom Telecom but also of the tremendous progress of the cellular industry of Pakistan – indeed this is an honor for the people of Pakistan that its cellular operators are competing with the best in the world and earning due recognition and laurels for the country”.