The overall activity of the telecommunications sector is always active. We have different means of communication for different purposes such as bill payment, promotion services, top-up, fiber, and more. One company out there is the Ooredoo.

Ooredoo, formerly known as Qtel, is an international telecommunications company. It is based in Doha, Qatar. Ooredoo is dedicated to provide mobile, wireless, wireline, and content services with market share in domestic and international telecommunication markets, and in business (corporations and individuals) and residential markets. Ooredoo is considered as one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications companies, with over 114 million customers worldwide as of September 2015.

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Ooredoo Headquarters Address

Traded as DSM:ORDS
ADX: ORDS
LSE: ORDS
Industry focused Telecommunications
Founded in 1987 in Doha, Qatar
Founder Abdulla bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Thani and Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani
Headquarters/Based in Doha, Qatar
Products Mobile, wireless, wireline, and content services

Contact

Ooredoo Tower, West Bay Area, Doha, Qatar
Contact number: 00 965 6630 0121
website: www.ooredoo.com

Key People/Executives for Ooredoo

Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Faleh Al Thani Group Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Ajay Bahri Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bjorn Johan Lundstorm Group Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Andreas Goldau Head of Investor Relations
Mr. Izzeldin Hamed Mohamed Salih Hussein Group Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer

Ooredoo Profile/Overview

Qtel, which was the basis of the current Ooredoo, was founded in Doha in 1987 as a telephone exchange company. It has grown from that inception to become the largest communications operator in Qatar offering new technologies to the country including mobile, broadband, digital, and fiber services. Ooredoo has the ownership from the royal family with H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani as their chairman is and Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani as its CEO. Q-Tel’s Chief Operating Officer is Waleed Al-Sayed.

Ooredoo Group is the core where the Qtel Group and all its operating companies worldwide were officially unified under in February 2013 to form a synergy in having a global telecommunications company The etymology behind the name Ooredoo mean “I Want” in Arabic, chosen “to reflect the aspirations of Ooredoo customers and the main philosophy that Ooredoo can enrich people’s lives and stimulate human growth in the communities where it operates.”

The company has successfully experienced significant growth over the last six years which resulted into a transition from a single country operation to international company operation with a global customer base of more than 114 million customers worldwide (as of September 2015) and consolidated revenues of QAR 24.2 billion for the first nine months of fiscal year 2015.

In 2010 the company upgraded its 3G network in the country and launched its Mobile Money service. By 2012, its network grew with its fiber network that provided services with download speeds of up to 100 Mbit/s, HDTV, and its initial phase of its 4G LTE mobile broadband service. The company’s consumer base has grown significantly in recent times, from 1.9 million subscribers in 2008 to 2.5 million in 2012 within Qatar. Its annual revenues increased by QAR 3.5 billion from 2012 to 2013 in a single quarter.

Citing strong organic growth, prudent investments and the growth and loyalty of its customers, Ooredoo has been the fastest-growing telecommunications company in the world by revenue since 2006 and its enterprise value has more than tripled since 2005.

Ooredoo Products/Capabilities

Ooredoo Q.S.C., provides telecommunications services and related products for small companies, start-up companies, and large enterprises. The company operates through six segments which are as follows:

  1. Ooredoo Qatar
  2. Asiacell, NMTC
  3. Indosat Ooredoo
  4. Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Algeria, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar

Qatar

By Phone

Call 111
To report faults, pay your bills, make inquiries about bills or for issues relating to Mozaic TV, Landlines, Internet and Mobile services

Call 180
For Directory assistance

Call 115
For Installation Inquiries

Call 150
For International Telephone booking

Call 44448888
For Alpha Numeric Pagers

Call 44249004
For Thuraya

Call +974 44380000
For Overseas Assistance

Call 133
For Al Jazeera Mobile

Call 140
For local time

Call 8008000
For Ooredoo Business Solutions Issues

Ooredoo Call Centre
Tel : 111 – Overseas: +974 44380000
Fax:+974 44476231 / +974 44475273
From other operators in Qatar: +974 44200700