Omantel, Microsoft, BPS team up to offer ICT innovations in Sultanate

Omantel, in partnership with Microsoft and BPS, recently announced delivery of ICT innovations and services across the sultanate.

The announcement was made at GITEX Technology Week and is line with Sultante’s first and leading integrated telecommunications services provider’s ‘Omantel 3.0’ transformation strategy to innovate, streamline, and revolutionize its digital smart home and business services, a press release stated.

According to the statement, both individuals and Small & Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) can avail the offers through bundle and standalone packages via Omantel different digital Channels, including Online store and Mobile Application. This includes purchase of Microsoft products such as Office 365 in a seamless digital experience.

Said Andrew Hanna, Chief Commercial Officer, Omantel, spoke of Omantel’s vision to build a totally connected community through innovation and added that the strategic collaboration with Microsoft BPS reinforces Omantel’s ICT transformation efforts to achieve this vision in the Sultanate of Oman. “Our priority has been to enable both consumers and enterprises with various digital tools; hence, the combined power of Microsoft state-of-art products along with Omantel intelligent systems, infrastructure and outreach will add a significant value in our customers digital journey and boost their productivity,” he added.

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Sheikh Saif Hilal Al Hosni, Country Manager, Microsoft Bahrain & Oman also spoke on the occasion and said:“Mobility, productivity and collaboration have become the core needs of every end-user and business and as modern life and workplace evolves, it is important to adopt new tools that can help you get work done. Office 365 is the ultimate mobile collaborative platform designed to supercharge user productivity and enable them make the most of their day.”

According to Hosni, Microsoft’s innovations combined with Omantel’s expertise and breadth of presence in Oman is the perfect partnership that allows acceleration of technology adoption and empowers consumers and SMEs in the country to achieve more.

Said Negib abouhabib, General Manager, BPS, spoke about the company’s role in the partnership and said that Omantel will be able to offer the full suite of office and and Office 365 Business premium to end-customers with the use of end-to-end integration provided by BPS Marketplace.