Muscat: Omantel, the Sultanate's first and leading integrated telecommunications services provider at the 39th Gitex Technology Week in partnership with Microsoft and BPS, announced to jointly deliver ICT innovations and services across the sultanate.
The partnership between Omantel, Microsoft and BPS is guided by the Omantel 3.0 transformation strategy to innovate, streamline, and revolutionise its digital smart home and business services. The offerings will be available to individuals and Small & Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) through the bundle and standalone packages via Omantel different digital Channels, including Online store and Mobile Application. Consumers and SMEs will be able to purchase Microsoft products such as Office 365in a seamless digital experience.
“Our vision at Omantel is to build a totally connected community through innovation," said Andrew Hanna, Chief Commercial Officer, Omantel. “And this strategic collaboration with Microsoft & BPS reinforces our 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 significant value in our customers' digital journey and boost their productivity.”
Office 365 is an integrated experience of apps and services, designed to empower users to pursue their passion, unlock creativity and productivity. With access to a suite of applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and security updates, it also provides Microsoft Teams, a collaborative hub for teamwork to conduct chats, organize meetings, and share files.
“Mobility, productivity and collaboration have become the core needs of every end-user and business,” said Sheikh Saif Hilal Al Hosni, Country Manager, Microsoft Bahrain & Oman. “As modern life and workplace evolve, 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 to make the most of their day. Our innovations, with Omantel’s expertise and breadth of presence in the sultanate – is a perfect partnership to accelerate technology adoption, and empower consumers and SMEs in the country to achieve more.”
“Using an end-to-end integration with BPS Marketplace that supported the streamlining and the digitalisation of the delivery process, Omantel will deliver, within all its channels, the full suite of Office and Office 365 Business premium to end-customers. The partnership will provide the full catalogue of Microsoft ESD including all the app’s and, most importantly, its latest version all the time and based on immediate customers demand,” said Negibabouhabib, general manager, BPS.