Axiom Telecom inks deal with Screen Media
Norwegian technology company Screen Media, developers of the world’s first GPRS wireless multimedia, telecom and internet capable terminal FreePad, singed an exclusive distribution and agency deal with telecom retail chain Axiom for the Middle East region.
The deal makes the Far East and the Middle East the first international markets to distribute this Norwegian technology.
“With the exclusive addition of Screen Media’s Freepad, Axiom can consolidate its position as the leading specialist provider of telecom and wireless technology in the region,” noted Faisal Al-Bannai, Axiom Telecom CEO.
“With Screen Media’s FreePad, you can surf the net, watch a movie, play a CD or make phone calls from anywhere in your home or office via a radio base station that automatically switches to GPRS for full mobility. The addition of a miniature camera will open up the possibility of fully mobile conference calls,” stated a spokesperson for Screen Media.
The FreePad terminal is designed with a touch screen functionality, it is also e-mail capable. All the different functions are obtainable at the same time if the household/office has ISDN installed.
Screen Media’s Middle East Partner, Axiom Telecom, is part of local conglomerate, Al-Bannai Enterprises, a family-owned group of companies that started its operation in 1960 in Dubai. Today the Group has fourteen different operations in a diversified market place with nearly 500 employees.
Axiom Telecom is an authorized distributor for Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Siemens, Trium, Motorola, Thuraya, Compaq, C-pen and other leading manufacturers. Axiom specializes in mobile and wireless communication products hence ScreenMedia’s preference to work with Axiom.
Axiom is backed up by its own repair center for telecom support and after sales. Axiom have offices in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan, and vast network of distributors throughout the Middle East. — (menareport.com)
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