(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Ooredoo Group is committed to leading the way on data experience across its footprint, focusing on maintaining agility to adapt ahead of changing market demands at a time when telecoms and digital are rapidly converging.
Paying tribute to this, 19 of Ooredoo's flagship projects and initiatives in the digital and innovation space have been recently recognised by five of the most prestigious awards worldwide, namely the Global Telecoms Business Awards, Asia Communication Awards, the APAC Stevie Awards, the Global Telecoms Business Awards Asia, and the International Business Stevie Awards.
Ooredoo Group picked up a total of 16 International Business Stevie Awards (IBA Stevie), at the awards ceremony held on October 21. The Stevie Awards are the world's premier business awards which honour, and generate public recognition of, the achievements and positive contributions of organisations and working professionals worldwide.
Ooredoo Oman was awarded a Gold Stevie for their proprietary Self-Care App, which was designed specifically to meet the changing lifestyle needs of customers in Oman, and make the point of sale more mobile by delivering greater simplicity and full-access to the company's digital services. Indosat Ooredoo won a Gold Stevie for their work on IoT Connect. Finally, Ooredoo Group was also awarded a Gold Stevie for their impressive and efficient investor relations website.
In addition, Ooredoo Group was awarded three Silver Stevies and 10 Bronze Stevies, which included initiatives from Ooredoo Algeria, Ooredoo Maldives and Ooredoo Qatar, as well.
'Our aim is to provide the best digital and data experience for consumers and businesses across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia and we work hard to deliver disruptive innovations and life-enhancing products and services to these customers. We are honoured to have received such prestigious industry recognition for our work and achievements. We will continue to build on these successes, working to remain at the fore of innovation in all of our markets and stay one step ahead to enable more of our customers to enjoy the Internet, said Waleed Al Sayed (pictured), Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Group.
Ooredoo Group also won seven Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Awards.
Ooredoo Qatar's partnership with Telenity, which was awarded for its Virtualised Consolidation Platform for messaging and VAS project under the Infrastructure Service Innovation category. Indosat Ooredoo won awards for their Freedom Combo and Churn Reduction project within the Consumer Service Innovation and Software and Applications Innovation categories, respectively.
In addition to this, Ooredoo Myanmar was recognised twice at the GTB Asia Awards.
Indosat Ooredoo and Ooredoo Myanmar also won awards at the Asia Communication Awards (ACAs) which took place on May 24 in Singapore, for their Kota Digital and Network Transformation Initiatives, respectively.
Ooredoo's commitment to staying at the forefront of digital innovation in all of its markets has also been recognised at the APAC Stevie Awards, which were this year celebrated in Tokyo on June 2. Indosat Ooredoo won three Stevie awards for their initiatives a Gold Stevie for their INSPERA initiative, and two Bronze Stevies for their innovation in technology management, planning and implementation, and Kota Digital.
Ooredoo Tunisia won the Social Progress Award from the Ministry of Social Affairs.