Ooredoo Shares the Fun With 6,000 visitors at the 2017 Muscat Festival
Ooredoo concluded its successful participation in the 2017 Muscat Festival, serving as Gold Sponsor and welcoming more than 6,000 visitors to its booths in Amerat Park and Naseem Park. Throughout the festival, the company hosted a number of fun and inspiring family-friendly activities, including children’s competitions, entertaining musical and cultural performances, all conducted on a purpose-built Ooredoo stage. Customers were inspired by a comprehensive, all-encompassing Ooredoo experience with an enhanced 4G network, giving with speeds of up to 100 Mbps, for festival goers to share the fun with family and friends for the duration of the Muscat Festival.
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, a number of awards for their outstanding campaigns at the Dubai Lynx Awards in February 2014 and the CommsMEA award for Middle East Mobile Operator of the Year 2015.