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Ooredoo Kuwait and Huawei introduce Wi-Fi 7

Ooredoo Kuwait's rollout of Wi-Fi 7 via CloudConnect marks a major advancement in Kuwait's telecommunications landscape for businesses.

Ooredoo Business has made a significant impact at GITEX Global through its partnership with Huawei. The announcement introduced “CloudConnect,” a Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) solution that aims to revolutionise enterprise networking in Kuwait. This collaboration reportedly positions Ooredoo as the pioneer in Wi-Fi 7 technology for businesses.

In alignment with Kuwait’s ambitious vision, CloudConnect introduces a comprehensive suite of cloud-managed networking services. This propels businesses of all sizes on an accelerated digital transformation journey. A notable highlight is Ooredoo’s launch of Wi-Fi 7 which is an amazing milestone. As the first operator in Kuwait to introduce Wi-Fi 7 specifically for businesses, Ooredoo sets a new industry benchmark.

Speaking about the new technology, Essa AlMoosa, Executive Director of Business and Consumer Sales at Ooredoo Kuwait, said: “We see it as a groundbreaking solution that perfectly aligns with Kuwait’s vision and development goals across various industries. One of the key features that sets it apart is the introduction of Wi-Fi 7, which revolutionises business connectivity. Ooredoo is taking the lead in setting new standards for the future. ”

David Shi, President of Enterprise Business Group at Huawei Middle East & Central Asia, added: “Our collaboration with Ooredoo Business in launching CloudConnect demonstrates our dedication to driving digital transformation in Kuwait. By leveraging Huawei’s technological expertise and innovation, CloudConnect has the potential to unlock the full capabilities of Kuwait’s multi-branch campus networks, all supported by Wi-Fi 7. This represents a significant stride towards achieving digital excellence.”

CloudConnect is an advancement in enterprise networking. It offers a cloud-based, multi-tenant network service powered by Huawei’s iMasterNCE-Campus. This tailored solution is designed to meet the diverse industry networking needs within Kuwait. By implementing CloudConnect, businesses can benefit from improved network efficiency, as well as enhanced data security and compliance with local regulations.

Ooredoo Kuwait’s introduction of Managed Wi-Fi 7 through CloudConnect represents a significant breakthrough in telecommunications for businesses in Kuwait. Wi-Fi 7 offers better speed and enhanced security measures, making Ooredoo the first provider to bring this cutting-edge technology to businesses within the country.

At GITEX, visitors had the chance to see for themselves how CloudConnect, which includes Wi-Fi 7, enhances corporate networks. “We encourage businesses of all sizes and industries to embrace the changing networking landscape in Kuwait. This transformation perfectly aligns with Kuwait’s vision and goals for economic, social, and environmental development,” AlMoosa emphasised.