Ooredoo Group won 8 awards during the International Business Awards “Stevie Awards” 2021, consisting of 4 gold awards, 2 silver awards and 2 bronze awards.
The International Stevie Awards are given to honor the achievements and positive contributions of organizations around the world, and Ooredoo won them in recognition of their efforts and achievements in a number of areas, including outstanding leadership, network development, innovation in the development of the “My Ooredoo” application, and the application of intelligence Artificial Intelligence, in addition to its distinguished programs in response to the “Covid-19” epidemic.
Group Executive Vice President, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Thani, said that Ooredoo continues to provide the best mobile services to its customers, while working to support and empower communities in the various countries in which it operates through the dissemination of digital technologies.
He added that despite the ongoing challenges as a result of the “Covid-19” epidemic, the company’s employees made great efforts, continued to innovate, and provided outstanding performance in the areas of network development and enhancing customer experience through digital transformation.
He stressed that these awards demonstrate the achievements made by the group thanks to the efforts of its employees, and highlight its firm commitment to enabling digital transformation in all countries in which it operates and continuing to enrich the digital lives of customers.
This comes at a time when Indosat Ooredoo received a Gold Stevie Award in the category of “Telecom Company of the Year”, in recognition of its efforts in the field of modernizing 4G networks and services, as well as its strategic achievements in the field of networks and partnerships. Ahmed Al-Nama received the Golden Stevie Award in the category of “Executive Executive of the Year in the Communications Industry”.
Indosat Ooredoo received a Silver Stevie Award in the Network Process Transformation based on Automation and AI category, in recognition of its success in deploying Ericsson’s AI and Machine Learning Process Engine to transform data-driven processes and enhance the performance of the 4G radio network.
Ooredoo Oman won a Silver Stevie Award for the “Sensory Rooms” initiative in the “Best Social Responsibility Program of the Year” category, as it cooperated with the Ministry of Social Development in Oman to launch special sensory rooms for children with special needs as part of its Goodwill Program.
Ooredoo Kuwait won the Gold Stevie Award in the “On-Demand Mobile Application” category for its achievement of developing the “My Ooredoo” application, a digital application that facilitates customers to access services and complete transactions digitally, while the “Ooredoo Kuwait” volunteer program won the “Ooredoo Kuwait” award. Bronze Stevie in the category of “Best Social Responsibility Program of the Year”.
The Bronze Stevie Award for the “Most Valuable Service” category went to Ooredoo Maldives, for its outstanding program in responding to the “Covid-19” epidemic, which consists of 3 integrated axes, as it contributed to supporting employees, customers and local communities during the epidemic.
Earlier this year, Ooredoo ranked 40th among the top 50 telecom brands in the world, according to the “Telecoms 150” report for the year 2021 issued by Brand Finance, a global consultancy and brand assessment.
Aziz Al-Othman Fakhro, managing director of Ooredoo Group, was chosen among the Forbes Middle East magazine’s list of the 50 most powerful CEOs in the Middle East.