Enjoy the Internet with Ooredoo
Ooredoo CEO Ian Dench announced, at a press meet, how Ooredoo is taking data experience leadership to the next level with a massive network boost, digital experience and the launch of a group-wide brand campaign, ‘Enjoy the Internet’. Dench started off by talking about the digital experience, focusing on their multi-award winning app. Use of their app has increased 7-fold in the last six months and provides not only the day-to-day functions of bill-payments, subscribing to plans and balance checks, but is an interactive and immersive experience, which has everything you need at your fingertips. From telecoms services to shopping and a lot more, you can buy data when you are travelling and some of their promotions and services are provided exclusively though the app – such as Deal of the Day. Customers can even buy a cup of coffee using their Nojoom points! Over the past few months and into quarter one of next year, Ooredoo will be adding 1,000 new locations to expand their 4G coverage to cover 90 percent.
Honda OMASCO lauds the role played by women in the Sultanate’s progress
Oman Marketing and Services Company (OMASCO), an Al-Futtaim company and exclusive distributor of Honda in Oman, celebrated Omani women at a one-of-a-kind event held at the Sabco Centre. “Women can achieve whatever they set their mind to,” said Lieutenant Colonel Shaikha bint Ashour Al Hambasiyah, new head of Al Wattayah police station and chief guest at the event. Hussain Al Lawati, Managing Director, OMASCO, said, “The role of Omani women in society has changed. They are now a force to reckon with. At Honda, we cherish and nurture the spirit of women and encourage them to take on leadership roles.” The networking event featured women from various walks of life, who spoke about the challenges they faced in their journey towards success.
OBO celebrates the completion of its first national training centre
Under the auspices of H.H. Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, and in the presence of H.H. Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said, Patron of Outward Bound Oman (OBO), and HRH Prince Andrew, The Duke of York KG, a celebration was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Muscat to signify the completion of Oman’s first purpose built outdoor training centre. Located some 12km into the Sharqiya Sands, the centre is the first of the three being constructed to enable Outward Bound Oman to work with much larger numbers of youth, and corporate talent in Oman. Sleeping up to 60 people, and with fully equipped AV room, meeting rooms, four learning pods, equipment stores, majlis and medical room, the centre provides a training environment that is unique to Oman. All waste water is treated on site, and a large solar array makes it Oman’s first building totally powered by renewable solar energy.