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Huawei wins five-year IT operation contract with Ooredoo Kuwait

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Huawei wins five-year IT operation contract with Ooredoo Kuwait

Zurich, Switzerland, September 16, 2015 – Ooredoo Kuwait and Huawei today jointly announced the signing of a “Future Mode of Operation (FMO)” IT and Network Managed Services contract at the 2015 Huawei Global Service Forum. Under the terms of the contract, Huawei will provide managed IT and network operations, network performance management and service quality improvement for Ooredoo Kuwait. Huawei will provide an ICT Converged Operation solution to manage IT and telecom equipment through converged operation processes, resources and tools. The aim is to help Ooredoo Kuwait achieve digital transformation, operational excellence and to improve the customer experience.

“The FMO project is significant for Ooredoo,” said Prabjit Singh Panesar, Ooredoo Kuwait Deputy CTO & Director of Service Assurance. “It will accelerate the speed of our response to the market, improve network performance and quality of service, and enhance the end-user experience. We are pleased to be working with Huawei as their products and service capabilities in the IT and telecommunications fields will help us achieve ICT transformation.”

“For us, Huawei’s ICT infrastructure transformation service has been one of the company’s key strategic investments, which will strengthen our position as a strategic partner for operators,” said Dr. Howard Liang, Senior Vice President, President of Global Technical Services, Huawei. “It is an honor for Huawei to be selected as the FMO project supplier for Ooredoo Kuwait. The cooperation between Ooredoo and Huawei now extends from purely CT to encompass IT, and we are committed to delivering the ICT converged operation Ooredoo Kuwait needs to achieve operational excellence and digital transformation.”

The cooperation between Huawei and Ooredoo is an important milestone for Huawei as a Managed Services provider rapidly investing in the IT field. Huawei has become a global strategic outsourcing partner for operators working to achieve digital transformation. To date, Huawei has accumulated more than 40 ITO contracts, serving over 20 operators in more than 20 countries. Huawei is now a strategic outsourcing partner for operators around the world.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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About Ooredoo

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.

 The company reported revenues of US$ 9.1 billion in 2014 and had a consolidated global customer base of more than 107 million people as of 31 December 2014. Ooredoo’s shares are listed on the Qatar Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

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