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Wateen Telecom has signed a MoU with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center (SKMCH&RC) whereby Wateen would place WiFi hotspot at different locations across the Hospital premises.
This is another step towards Wateen providing the general population access to the internet at numerous public places such as restaurants, cafes and hospitals across Pakistan; through WiFi hotspot.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Syed Jibran Ali, Chief Commercial Officer Wateen Telecom said, “Wateen Telecom strongly believes in the internet access for all. It’s an honor for us that Shaukat Khanum Memorial cancer Hospital and Research Center (SKMCH&RC) has choosen our services amongst others. We think it is very important to make the large population part of the digital wave – broadband internet possesses the capability of influencing our lives in numerous positive ways. This endeavor of Wateen is all about enabling every Pakistani to have access to information.”
Wateen would provide internet access at the OPD waiting area, main reception, visitors Cafe, 4 inpatients floors, main building 3rd floor library and class rooms, ICU and radiology reception, walk in clinic and CC office area, nursing and doctos’s flats, services building and the nursing Institute.
While signing the MoU Dr. Faisal Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, SKMCH&RC stated, “There is an increasing trend world over to have internet access available in hospitals. With Wateen’s WiFi hotspots, our medical staff will have access to cutting-edge cancer treatment methods and research at any location within the Hospital premises. In addition, our patients will be able to use the internet while they wait for an appointment or while they are admitted in the units. SKMCH&RC welcomes this partnership with Wateen.