Ooredoo Opens First FranchiseStore in the Governorate of Dhofar
Under the patronage of Eng. Abdul Qadirbin Ahmed Al Haddad, Deputy Chairman of Dhofar Municipality,Ooredoo’s Senior Leadership Team,led by CEO Greg Young, openedtheir first fully-operated franchise store inSa’dah, further expanding its retail reach in Oman’s southernmost Governorate. Managed by new franchise partner Recharge Oman, the new store will inspire this fast growing suburban area byoffering the full range of Ooredoo’s innovative products and services to customers.
Ooredoo’s state-of-the-art modernised network has been felt across Salalah in recent months, as it continued its delivery of new and leading technology to enhance life in local communities. Most recently at the Salalah Festival, Ooredoo demonstrated its 4.5G network, allowing customers to experience unparalleled speeds of up to 200 Mbps. The company plans to continue its rollout of next-generation technology to communities like Sa’dah in the near future.
Customers can find moreatany of Ooredoo’s36 stores across the Sultanateor online at www.ooredoo.om.
Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG (“Ooredoo”) was founded and registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December 2004. It launched its service in March 2005 as the challenger mobile operator in Oman, originally operating under the name Nawras. The Company was awarded the second fixed licence in Oman in 2009, and launched its international gateway in April 2010, its corporate fixed and broadband services in May 2010, and its residential fixed and broadband services in June 2010. Since 2010, Ooredoo has been an integrated services telecommunications operator and is currently serving over 2 million customers across the Sultanate. Following a successful IPO on 1 November 2010, Ooredoo is listed on the Muscat Stock Market (MSM) under the “ORDS” ticker. Ooredoo is majority owned by Ooredoo Q.S.C. and also has a number of significant Omani shareholders which ensures that the company is strongly integrated into the Omani society. Ooredoo has won a number of awards including Jury’s Distinction Award for Customer Service Excellence in the telecom sector 2013, Leading Telecommunications Company at the Arab Achievement Awards 2013, Best Operator Network at the Telecoms World Middle East 2013 Awards and a number of awards for their outstanding campaigns at the Dubai Lynx Awards in February 2014.
About Ooredoo Group
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 “Best Mobile Operator of the Year” at the World Communication Awards 2013.