03 March 2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait: Ooredoo, Kuwait’s fastest network, attended a number of important meetings during the company delegation’s visit to the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona earlier this week. The company’s delegation, headed by CEO Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani, included a number of the company’s senior managers and chief officers.
During the visit, Ooredoo CEO and delegation visited Huawei’s pavilion, which displayed a number of the company’s latest information and communication technology solutions and products such as smartphones, routers, and innovation city solutions.
Ooredoo CEO met with a number of important high-ranking officials in Huawei to discuss ways for further enhancing cooperation between the two companies. Commenting on this, Ooredoo Kuwait’s General Manager and CEO Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani said: “We have great confidence in Huawei as a partner who will support us in reaching our goals, and we look forward for reaching bigger milestones in the future together.”
On his part, Huawei board member Steven Yi reiterated Huawei’s commitment to support its partners in their mission, noting that the company is working extensively with Ooredoo on projects for advanced network modernization. “We are proud of our partnership with Ooredoo, and look forward for more achievements in the future together. Our partnership with Ooredoo extends beyond upgrading the network infrastructure, and we aspire to achieve our mutual goals.”
Ooredoo’s delegation visited a number of pavilions in the exhibition, and were introduced to the latest technologies from different service providers in the telecom industry.
Leading the Industry
Ooredoo’s delegation attended the CMO Council Meeting, which included a number of global leaders in marketing. The meeting aims to discuss how brands can enhance Omni-channel management with carrier-driven insight. The meeting included presentations by industry leaders from some of the world’s leading companies.
As part of the visit to the Mobile World Congress, Ooredoo CEO met with the Open ROADS community president Dr. Liang, to discuss ways to enhance digital transformation awareness in the telecom industry. Ooredoo CEO is a permanent board member in the Open ROADS community. Founded by Huawei, a pioneer in the field of telecommunications technology, the Open ROADS community stands for “real-time on-demand all-online do-it-yourself and social,” an invitation to the digital world to all companies in the telecom and related industries. It brings together leading voices from across the information and communication technology industry to answer the questions posed by the transformation to digital business.
Ooredoo Kuwait announced earlier its intention to participate in the World Mobile Congress with Ooredoo Group, which displayed their next-generation solutions and services in their pavilion, demonstrating the incredible progress the group’s companies have made in recent years.
About Ooredoo Kuwait
Ooredoo’s operations in Kuwait date back to December 1999 when it launched wireless services as the second operator. The company today provides mobile, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of customers and businesses. Ooredoo is guided by its vision of enriching people’s lives and its belief that it can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential.
Ooredoo is a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. As a community-focused company, Ooredoo is guided by its vision of enriching people’s lives and its belief that it can stimulate human growth by leveraging communications to help people achieve their full potential. Ooredoo has a presence in markets such as Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Algeria, Tunisia, Iraq, Palestine, the Maldives, Myanmar and Indonesia. The company was named “Most Innovative Company of the Year – MEA Region” at the 2015 International Business Awards.
The company reported revenues of US$ 9.1 billion in 2014 and had a consolidated global customer base of 114.9 million customers as of 30 September 2015. Ooredoo’s shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
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