Ooredoo grabs 8 prestigious awards at 2021 Stevie International Business Awards

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Qatar-based multinational telecom company Ooredoo has received eight awards at the 2021 edition of the Stevie International Business Awards (IBAs), including four gold, two silver, and two bronze awards.

The Stevie IBAs recognize remarkable achievement and constructive contributions by businesses throughout the world. Ooredoo was honored for its achievements and leadership in a variety of sectors, including exceptional leadership, network advancements, cutting-edge innovation for its My Ooredoo app, and artificial intelligence application, as well as its useful COVID-19 response programs.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani
Deputy Group CEO – Ooredoo

“Ooredoo continues to deliver best-in-class mobile services for our customers while working to support and empower communities across our operating markets through the application of digital technologies. Despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, our people have continued to innovate, deliver outstanding network performance, and improve the customer experience through digitalization. These awards are testament to the achievements of our people and highlight our unwavering commitment to act as a digital enabler across our footprint and to continue enriching the digital lives of our customers.”

As per the reports, Indosat Ooredoo received the Gold Stevie Award for ‘Company of the Year – Telecommunications’ for its 4G breakthroughs as well as strategic network and relationship achievements. Indosat Ooredoo’s President Director and CEO, Mr. Ahmad Al Neama, was also awarded the Gold Stevie for ‘Executive of the Year – Telecommunications.’

“Under the ‘AI/ML and Automation Driven Network Operation Transformation’ category, Indosat Ooredoo was awarded the Silver Stevie for its successful deployment of Ericsson’s leading Ericsson Operation Engine (EOE) that uses Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning to transform data-driven operations and boost the performance of its 4G radio network,” according to the statement.

Ooredoo Oman received a Gold Stevie Award for its Sensory Rooms Initiative in the category of ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.’ Under the initiative, Ooredoo Oman partnered with the Omani Ministry of Social Development to develop special sensory rooms for disabled children as part of the Ooredoo Goodwill Journey program.

Ooredoo Kuwait’s My Ooredoo App, a mobile app that enables an end-to-end digital customer journey, won a Gold Stevie in the ‘Mobile On-Demand Application’ category. Ooredoo Kuwait’s Ooredoo Volunteer Program was awarded a Bronze Stevie for ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.’

A ‘Most Valuable Service’ Bronze Stevie was awarded to Ooredoo Maldives for its three-pronged COVID-19 response program, which helped staff, customers, and local communities throughout the pandemic, as per the statement.

Related: Ooredoo Oman unites with Ericsson to enhance customer experiences