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Ooredoo and Alfardan Group to enhance connectivity in Qatar

The collaboration between these two national industry leaders will bring advanced 5G solutions and Wi-Fi enhancements to properties and worksites nationwide.

Ooredoo, Qatar’s telecommunications operator, and Alfardan Group LLC, a premier family-owned conglomerate, have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upgrade connectivity and enhance technological infrastructure in Qatar.

The MoU, signed by Sheikh Ali bin Jabor Al Thani, CEO of Ooredoo Qatar, and Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group, focuses on delivering Ooredoo’s advanced 5G solutions and providing the latest in Wi-Fi technology for Alfardan properties and worksites. The agreement includes upgrading the existing indoor cellular network in several Alfardan Group buildings, such as the Alfardan Towers, Burj Al Gassar, Burj Al Fardan in Lusail, and Alfardan Center on Bank Street, by adding a 5G active layer. This enhancement will provide seamless and high-speed connectivity to support the advanced technological needs of these properties.

Ooredoo will also deploy a campus-wide Wi-Fi network that meets Telco-grade infrastructure standards across many of Alfardan Group’s other properties and worksites. This network will ensure transparent operations and management, adhere to Qatar’s regulatory requirements, and provide reliable connectivity to all users.

Commenting on the deal, Sheikh Ali bin Jabor Al Thani said: “We are excited to partner with Alfardan Group, a prestigious name in Qatar’s business landscape. This collaboration will not only enhance connectivity and technological capabilities across their properties but also contribute significantly to Qatar’s digital transformation. Our advanced 5G solutions and robust Wi-Fi infrastructure will provide unparalleled benefits to Alfardan Group, supporting their commitment to excellence and innovation.”

Omar Hussain Alfardan added: “Our partnership with Ooredoo aligns perfectly with our vision to integrate cutting-edge technology into our operations, ensuring the highest standards of service and efficiency. By upgrading our network with Ooredoo’s solutions and comprehensive coverage, we are poised to deliver even greater value to our clients and stakeholders, reinforcing our position as industry leaders committed to our nation’s growth and development.”

The MoU signifies a joint commitment to driving digital empowerment and economic diversification in Qatar, leveraging Ooredoo’s advanced solutions and infrastructure to elevate the technological capabilities of Alfardan Group’s diverse portfolio.