Ooredoo to Hold Launch of the iPhone 7 in Oman
Ooredoo plans to countdown to the arrival of the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Oman with an exciting launch event at Muscat Grand Mall on Friday 14 October. Starting at 10pm and going through to midnight, the official release time for the new Apple device, the fun-packed occasion will treat Ooredoo customers and fans to a programme of entertainment and activities, including a raffle with the chance to win one of the highly sought after new smartphones.
As part of the festivities, the customer who placed the first iPhone 7 pre-order with Ooredoo will be presented with an elite Ooredoo Diamond number. In addition, free accessories will be gifted to the first fifty people who ordered online as they collect their new devices. Always offering unbeatable value, Ooredoo will have exclusive deals on both the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus during the evening, with a further Diamond Number awarded to the first person to purchase one of the eagerly-anticipated phones. Gold numbers will be given to the next two lucky customers.
Commenting on the late night celebration of the iconic Apple brand, Feras Al Shaikh, Director of Consumer Sales, said: “The iPhone enjoys enormous popularity with Ooredoo subscribers and this new edition has generated a huge amount of interest. Indeed, our sales teams have been inundated with enquiries and pre-orders. We look forward to sharing the excitement of the fantastic iPhone 7 on Friday evening and also to connecting with our customers. We are keen to show customers the new iPhone and also our Shahry Plans which, when combined, offer amazing discounts and double data benefits.”
To find out more about the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the Shahry promotion, or to pre-order your new device, call in to any of the 41 Ooredoo stores located across Oman or visit the Ooredoo eShop on www.ooredoo.om/eshop.
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.
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 “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.