Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Ooredoo Launches New Wholesale Entity, Ooredoo Global Services  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 12/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press) Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi Appointed OGS' Chief Executive Officer

Doha, Qatar and Chicago, Illinois

Ooredoo Q.S.C. ("Ooredoo") - Ticker: ORDS.QA today announced the establishment of Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), which will serve as the Group's wholesale arm. OGS is participating in this year's International Telecoms Week (ITW), which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago from 11 to 14 May 2014.

OGS now offers a single point of contact for wholesale carriers to access the company's 18 operating companies representing one of the largest internet peering networks in the Middle East that is interconnected with more than 100 operators, including many of the largest in the world.

The company has appointed Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi to serve as the entity's Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as Ooredoo Qatar's Chief Wholesale and International Officer since 2012. For more than 29 years, Mr. Al Kubaisi has held managerial roles across the company's international infrastructure, business services and regulatory units.

Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO, Ooredoo, said: "Launching Ooredoo Global Services is a natural evolution of our offering as the Middle East and North Africa are continuing to grow and demand for wholesale is rising in this region and across our markets in Southeast Asia. This new entity will allow our wholesale and carrier customers to benefit from a world-class network that serves as a global exchange for voice, capacity, data and roaming traffic. We are confident we can unleash hidden value through consolidationas we expand this service across our operating companies."

Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, OoredooGlobal Services, said: "By creating Ooredoo Global Services, we will build on the momentum that we have achieved for the wholesale operations at Ooredoo Qatar. We will aim to provide enhanced connectivity and the delivery of advanced business services for carriers across our operating companies through an integrated approach that will be more efficient and effective for our customers."

Ooredoo was recognized "Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier" at the Global Carrier Awards in 2013 and at the Telecoms World Awards in 2012.

-END-


About Ooredoo
About Ooredoo Ooredoo is a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate East managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle, 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 US9.3 billion in 2013 and had a consolidated global customer base of more than 95 million people as of 31 December 2013. Ooredoo's shares are listed on the Qatar Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.Twitter: @OoredooFacebook: facebook.com/ooredoogroupLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/ooredooYouTube:www.youtube.com/ooredoogroup

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 23 2014 - NMC Health profits up 27 percent in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) NMC Health, the United Arab Emirates healthcare provider, boosted first-half profit by nearly 27 percent, led by higher occupancy across its hospitals, The Peninsula Qatar reported.The ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Emirates Airlines, TRIFAC sign MoUMENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirates airlines and Madhya Pradesh Trade and Investment Facilitation Corporation Limited (TRIFAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Khaleej Times reported.An Emirates ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Saudi non-oil exports up 14.9 percent in JuneMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi's non-oil commodity exports increased in June to USD4.97 million, up 14.9 percent over a year, while imports dropped 8.2 percent to USD13.72 million, QNA reported.Plastics and rubber ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Kuwait's KPC, UNIPEC sign crude supply dealMENAFN
(MENAFN) State-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and China's UNIPEC signed a significant deal that would almost double crude oil deliveries over a decade, QNA reported.Under the agreement, KPC ...

 Aug 23 2014 - LG Electronics Holds a Training Session on "Multi V4"MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) (Amman, 23 August 2014) LG's Air Conditioning Academy recently held a series of training seminars in its headquarters focusing on the latest LG innovation in the VRF industry, "Multi ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Future of Kuwaits Banking Sector to Be Examined at Euromoney Kuwait ConferenceMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Euromoney Conferences will hold their sixth annual Kuwait Conference on 9 September in Kuwait CityKuwait City, KuwaitIn less than just three weeks, the sixth annual Euromoney Kuwait ...

 Aug 23 2014 - Unlimited Vacation Club Introduces The Lifestyle CollectionMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) A new vacation membership program has been unveiled by the rapidly expanding Unlimited Vacation Club.Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) is proud to announce the Lifestyle ...

 Aug 23 2014 - TripAdvisor Ranks Grand Residences Number One In Riviera MayaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Grand Residences Riviera Cancun a Leading Hotel of the World is the newest addition to the Royal Resorts portfolio and has already hit the number 1 spot on TripAdvisor.com for hotels ...

 Aug 22 2014 - Mmashop.dk Offers the Best Collection of MMA Equipment OnlineMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Over the past couple of years more and more people have become rather interested in Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA industry can be seen to be growing through every passing day simply ...

 Aug 22 2014 - Mixing It Up Cory Brim Is Bringing First Class Mobile Bar Service To Events Across The DC Metro AreaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Cory Brim of Sugar Rim Bar is revolutionizing event bar service in the DC Metro with his entirely mobile bartending service. A big hit Sugar Rim Bar is increasingly sought after in ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help