Ooredoo Picks Cisco to Drive Digital Transformation


Ooredoo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cisco, the worldwide enabler in technology that powers the Internet, to further advance Ooredoo’s ICT offerings.

The objective of the MoU is to leverage Cisco’s expertise and expand the introduction of Cisco technologies in the Omani market, supporting the acceleration of Ooredoo’s digital transformation journey for business customers across the country.

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Saied Al Lawati, Director of Business Marketing and ICT Solutions at Ooredoo, said, “Ooredoo and Cisco both aim to create an exceptional customer experience, through our comprehensive services and solutions, supported by innovative technologies. We acknowledge that seamless communication is integral to the success of every company’s digital transformation, regardless of its size or sector.”

Ooredoo Picks Cisco

Ali Al Lawati, Country General Manager for Oman and Yemen at Cisco commented: “We are proud to collaborate with Ooredoo in its efforts to strengthen the foundations of its ICT solution offering in Oman, leveraging our vast experience and state-of the-art technologies.”

Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG (“Ooredoo”) was founded and registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December 2004. Ooredoo launched its services in March 2005 as the challenger mobile operator in Oman, operating originally under the name Nawras and, from March 2014, as Ooredoo.

Ooredoo 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.

As an integrated services communications operator, the company currently serves around 3 million customers across the Sultanate.

Ooredoo combines extensive global expertise and talented, caring people with a genuine understanding of Omani culture. The company’s focus, as Oman’s data experience leaders, is to provide its customers with the best digital experience through its cutting edge products and services, all supported by Supernet; the best in connectivity, reliability and an awesome digital first customer experience.