Agreement to bolster Ooredoo’s network across Kuwait
KUWAIT: Reiterating its leading position as a supporter of telecommunication technology, Ooredoo signed a memorandum of understanding with Ericsson to deliver the best IoT solutions. The agreement aims to bolster Ooredoo’s network across Kuwait, readying it for delivering customers with the best services for customers.
Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, Senior Director of B2B Sales at Ooredoo Kuwait said: “We were pleased to have partnered with Ericsson as our digital transformation partner. They have great experience in delivering advanced solutions in the areas of IoT and ICT, and we believe that they are the most capable organization to implement this project within our network.”
Mohamad Dergham, Head of Ericsson Levant and global customer Unit Ooredoo said: “At Ericsson, we are striving to leverage on our IoT experience and capabilities and collaborate on advanced solutions for Ooredoo Kuwait which in turn will help them to provide the best of solutions for their customers. With this partnership, we will successfully be able to enable cities across Kuwait to better serve the needs of smart citizens and enterprises.
Ooredoo recently announced that it is sponsoring the Internet of Things (IoT) Conference and Expo 2017 from 19th to 21st December at Jumeriah Hotel Kuwait. The event is an initiative led by Ooredoo Business, and is in collaboration with the Ministerial Council’s Central Agency of Information Technology and IoT Asia.
The event aims to shed light on the challenges and obstacles that come with the emerging new technology of Internet of Things, which is projected to have substantial leading growth by the year 2020. The technology is expected to play an integral part in a variety of sectors, such as healthcare, transportation, and services sector.
The conference is also aiming to pose solutions for the various logistic and security solutions that are expected to materialize with the leading of this technology. Over the span of three days, the event will feature talks and discussions led by a consortium of professionals and entrepreneurs, to shed light on their experience and the different ways to overcome obstacles in this thriving mode of usage for information technology. Speakers will also highlight the ways different sectors collaborate to better serve individuals and users of this technology.
Commenting on this conference, Ooredoo stated: “We are very eager to lead the discussion of IoT in Kuwait today, as the Kuwaiti market is one of the fastest markets to adopt the latest trends in technology. This echoes our core values of caring, connecting, and challenging, and we strongly believe that it is important for all telecom service providers to innovate within the modes of usage of telecommunications today, namely the IoT which will play a vital part in the near future.”
Ooredoo Kuwait is committed to bringing users the best and most advanced services, to fulfil its mission of enriching people’s lives through technology and embracing digitalization.