Posted on May 23, 2014

Ooredoo and Barwa Bank today announced a new partnership agreement, which will enable all Barwa Bank customers to pay their prepaid and postpaid Ooredoo services in real-time via Barwa Bank’s Mobile and Internet banking services. With the new agreement, Barwa Bank customers can pay Ooredoo bills and top-up their Hala accounts quickly and easily via Barwa Bank’s secure Online and Mobile Banking services, with all requests instantly reflected on the customer’s account. 

This is the second major agreement of shared services in 2014 between Ooredoo and Barwa Bank, as the company’s push forward to enhance their joint portfolio of services, and improve their customer experience. Barwa Bank’s Online and Mobile Banking service will enable Ooredoo customers to pay their Ooredoo account and view their banking services from anywhere in the world, at any time. 

This is the latest service update in a series of payment improvements, as Ooredoo offer more options for customers to keep up-to-date with their bills in a way that better suits their smart lifestyle. Brian Speldewinde, Assistant Director Indirect Channels, Ooredoo, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Barwa Bank on this service, with their help we can make it easier than ever for people to update their accounts and pay for services.” 

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Mr. Hussain Al Abdullah, General Manager, Personal Banking & Wealth Management, Barwa Bank, said: “We are extremely proud to offer this service for our customers. Barwa Bank is continually developing our products and services to suit the needs of our customers, and offering a service which will combine these two everyday tasks, will save our customers time and money.” Barwa Bank is committed to investing heavily in increasing its retail product offering to satisfy its customers’ diverse financial needs while remaining true to its Shari’ah principles. 

Ooredoo continues to expand the range of ways that customers can manage their communication needs, signing new partners, expanding its range of e-channels, and offering a nationwide network of Self-Service Machines (SSM) that can be accessed around-the-clock.