Ooredoo Group and Huawei have announced a strategic partnership to launch 5G networks across five countries – Kuwait, Oman, Indonesia, Tunisia and Maldives – over the next five years. Ooredoo will leverage Huawei’s 5G SingleRAN radio platform with advanced Massive MIMO technology and the 5G Cloud Core with a convergent platform to transform its existing mobile networks. The network upgrade will provide customers with the latest 5G technologies and services. 

Read more: Ooredoo selects Huawei to deliver 5G network in 5 countries

Omantel, the first and leading provider of integrated telecommunication solutions in the Sultanate, continues its efforts in paving the way for a thriving digital ecosystem in the country that can bring about successes to various industries and set Oman further ahead in achieving its 2040 vision.

Read more: Omantel, NYC sign MoU to empower youths in ICT sector

Etihad Etisalat “Mobily” has successfully made the first 5G voice call (VoNR) in the Middle East, using 5G stand-alone (SA) network. Mobily also managed to achieve a 5G SA network capability for data services, which offers independent 5G technology without any reliance on 4G network.

Read more: Mobily succeeds in realizing first 5G voice call

Ooredoo is pleased to announce the appointment of Amaal Hussain Al Lawati as Chief People Officer (CPO). Leading the company’s human resources strategy, Al Lawati’s role will focus on further developing its people’s capacities and capabilities by building a nurturing environment where talents thrive.   

Read more: Ooredoo welcomes new Chief People Officer

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