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Business | March 18, 2023

Ooredoo Takes Centre Stage at Capacity Middle East 2023, with its CBO as Keynote Speaker

Doha, Qatar

Ooredoo – a leading ICT provider based in Qatar – has announced its Chief Business Officer, Thani Al Malki, acted as a keynote speaker at the recent Capacity Middle East 2023 event held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Capacity Middle East 2023, billed as the region’s leading meeting for the digital infrastructure industry, took place from 7-9 March 2023. The event connected 2,500 key ICT players from the Middle East region and beyond, representing a range of fields within the ICT industry including carrier, cloud, hyperscale, content, finance, edge software, data centre and technology.

Thani Al Malki took centre stage as a keynote speaker at the session entitled ‘The First Middle Eastern World Cup; Connecting the World’, sharing insights into Ooredoo’s achievements at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Thani offered an extensive presentation to attendees, showcasing Ooredoo’s breathtaking telecommunications achievements and the vastly enhanced fan experience the telco leader provided at the world’s biggest sporting event.

Thani Al Malki, Chief Business Officer, Ooredoo Qatar said: “We were delighted to join our peers and other ICT stakeholders at what is widely known as a key event for our industry in the region. All eyes were on Qatar and Ooredoo during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, giving us an unrivalled opportunity to show the world just what we could do; Capacity Middle East gave us the opportunity to share our experience with our industry, and offer insights into how we delivered on our bold promises from which we can all learn.”

During his in-depth speech, Thani detailed the efforts that went into the ICT leader’s phenomenal performance, from longstanding investment into technology, innovation and infrastructure to the teams of experts supporting on the ground. Ooredoo’s CBO also shared statistics evidencing the overwhelming telecommunications success of the event, including the many data and voice call records set and broken, as well as details of its extensive support for FIFA and for the hundreds of international broadcasters present in the country to share the event with the world.

Thani Al Malki concluded: “We are immensely proud of our performance at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, and that this performance will now be considered a benchmark for future 5G-enabled events. We thank the organisers of Capacity Middle East for the opportunity to join this event, and trust our input was of value to our industry.”