(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Ooredoo has won the 'Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier' award at the Global Carrier Awards held in Amsterdam, the Qatar's first telecom operator announced Monday.
The success represents an important milestone for Ooredoo Qatar, the Doha-headquartered telecom operator said today in a media statement
Ooredoo Qatar launched wholesale operations of providing network products and services to other operators in 2010
Ooredoo Qatar's Chief Wholesale and International Officer Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi said, "This award is an important moment in the history of our company, and full credit is due to the team that made this possible
"Our emergence as a major provider of wholesale services has added significant value to Ooredoo, as well as helping to grow Qatar's knowledge-based economy." With more than 150 entrants and a structured scoring regime designed to ensure maximum objectivity, the Global Carrier Award provides an important benchmark to showcase Ooredoo's progress against other regional and international carriers
The Global Carrier Awards are the biggest and most prestigious awards event of the wholesale telecoms calendar
In its eighth year, 2013 attracted more entries and higher profile attendance than ever before, with more than 300 of the most influential industry executives congregating in Amsterdam for the ceremony held on November 19, CBQ said
Ooredoo was also awarded the Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier at the Telecoms World awards in 2012, making this the second time that the company has received a"Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier" award in the space of a year