Posted on April 27, 2019

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation, saw strong turnout at its mega event showcasing Qatar’s Internet of Things (IoT) present and future, with hundreds of C-suite executives experiencing how the IoT can accelerate digital transformation.

Attendees from the public, private, and academic sectors experienced how Ooredoo’s end-to-end IoT solutions and services can transform industry verticals – such as agriculture, manufacturing, construction, government, healthcare, tourism and hospitality, Smart Cities, and transportation. For example, the IoT can enable real-time and predictive services in Smart Cities, managing mega-events, autonomous vehicles that can reduce traffic congestion, smart ports that can enhance throughput, virtual check-in for hotels, robotic surgery, and connected farms.

Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Chief Operating Officer, Ooredoo Qatar, said: “Strong turnout at our IoT Conference and Exhibition where we showcased how Ooredoo, with 5G-enabled Supernet, is the preferred partner for Internet of Things solutions that can enable digitalisation. The IoT is a key transformation agent for Qatar’s organisations, and during the IoT Conference we demonstrated how our solutions can enable them to gain real-time insights that can drive business competitiveness, transform customer experience, and enrich their daily business lives.”

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Ooredoo showcased IoT Connect for managed connectivity, IoT Builder, a secure platform running on Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform, and Fleet Management, one-stop-shop solutions for transportation, logistics and supply chain innovation. Al Kubaisi, added: “Our IoT solutions provide the building blocks for Qatar’s organisations to easily adopt IoT. Connected things to collect data for IT systems and apps, secure and customised managed connectivity, and global partners with the skills and experience to ensure IoT success.”

Partners exhibiting at the event included Ericsson, ALTRAN, EnrichAI, and Software AG. Selected customers, such as Qatar Building Company and Q3Smart Systems, also joined Ooredoo in presenting how Ooredoo IoT solutions effectively support their business strategies. Business customers can leverage the Ooredoo Advantage, making Ooredoo “Best for Business”, thanks to its breadth and depth of talent, best fixed and mobile networks, broadest portfolio of ICT services and solutions, and trusted partner for 60 years.