OOREDOO BACKS SMART CITY SUMMIT
Ooredoo has proudly extended its commitment to supporting the social and economic progress of the sultanate through its role as diamond sponsor of the Smart City Summit – Oman. The first conference and exhibition dedicated to exploring and examining the benefits and possibilities of cities built on technology in the sultanate, the event will be held at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre on March 28 and 29. The Smart City Summit will make a significant contribution to the success of new cities, developments and redevelopments planned and under construction, such as Madinat al Irfan and the Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront.
Ooredoo’s Monther al Mamari – director – Business Product Management, said, “Thanks to the digital strategy of the Information Technology Authority (ITA), the sultanate now has a solid future-proof ICT infrastructure. The country is in a position to address the ambition of building smart cities and working towards making Oman a smart nation. “As plans for these smart cities progress, Ooredoo looks forward to providing an eco-system of innovative fixed and mobile assets, connectivity and communication, through which they operate and thrive. Also, Ooredoo looks forward to supporting the residents and businesses of these digital communities by providing inspiring products and services to take full advantage of the smart city lifestyle and all its possibilities.”
Smart cities leverage technology to enrich the lives of their populations, improve public services, transport, traffic flows, power, water supply, waste management, security and more. They are well known not just for the quality of life of their inhabitants but also for their ability to attract businesses and investment. Striving to become data experience leaders, Ooredoo delivers a range of state-of-the-art mobile, fixed, fibre, broadband Internet and corporate services tailored to meet the needs of consumers, communities and businesses across the sultanate, as well as the needs of ministries and government organisations.