ZOI & du sign agreement to broaden 5G connectivity in 9 countries

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Zain Omantel International (ZOI), a joint venture between Zain and Omantel, has formed a strategic wholesale international agreement with du, the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC).

The partnership guarantees exceptional voice, messaging, and data roaming services powered by advanced 5G technology connectivity.

The collaboration is expected to improve the customer experience for ZOI and du end-users on two continents significantly. The partnership intends to broaden and enhance international roaming services in nine countries: the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Iraq, Sudan, and South Sudan.

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“This agreement between two innovative entities further demonstrates our commitment to transforming the business and creating synergies while extending our reach and capabilities to provide the highest quality services to our customers. By leveraging our combined expertise and resources, we are confident that we can deliver enhanced connectivity and convenience for customers in the UAE and across ZOI’s operational countries.”

Du’s CEO Mr. Fahad Al Hassawi commented that “The partnership between ZOI and du signifies a pivotal move in our joint pursuit of providing exceptional telecommunication services to our valued customers.

“With the substantial roaming traffic exchange in the UAE, our collaboration enables us to harness each other’s unique strengths, positioning us at the forefront of shaping the future of roaming. This partnership is dedicated to delivering a seamless and effortless experience for travelers throughout the region, surpassing their expectations and setting new industry standards,” Mr. Al Hassawi added.

The partnership with du marks a significant milestone in the consolidation of Zain and Omantel’s wholesale business through ZOI, aimed at achieving group synergies and creating value for partners. ZOI is revolutionizing the wholesale telecommunications sector by offering a unique proposition that combines the strengths of both parties to deliver unparalleled service and support to customers worldwide.

It further solidifies ZOI’s position as the only truly pan-regional network connecting all countries in the Middle East to a vast international network and offering a comprehensive portfolio of services and solutions to meet the increasing demands of wholesale customers.

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