Bond Communications unveils GPRS notebook

Bond Communications is claiming victory with the UAE launch of its Waynmakan notebook, which it says is the world’s first GPRS (general packet radio service) laptop computer.

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By  Zoe Moleshead Published  May 22, 2002

Bond Communications is claiming victory with the UAE launch of its Waynmakan notebook, which it says is the world’s first GPRS (general packet radio service) laptop computer.

Waynmakan — meaning ‘anywhere’ in Arabic — provides users with an A2A (Anywhere 2 Anywhere) mobile wireless office, offering GSM connectivity, a built in mobile phone, fax, video, e-mail, Internet and SMS facilities.

“The Waynmakan is revolutionary and the ideal tool for today’s business. To be successful you need to be ahead of your competitors and with totally wireless connectivity in any GSM area around the world, you can guarantee that your business efficiency and productivity will increase,” says Nicholas Mobayed, CEO, Bond Communications.

The Waynmakan is also fully Arabised and incorporates an Intel Pentium III mobile processor, as well as Windows XP Professional.

Etisalat is adding its weight to the notebook launch by providing three months free Internet download and access to users.

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