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Ooredoo signs three year entertainment contract with InterContinental Hotels Group Qatar

: Sunday, August 17 - 2014 @ 13:34

Ooredoo has announced a multi-year deal with InterContinental Hotels Group Qatar, which will see the company provide high speed Fibre Internet throughout the group’s three popular hotels in Doha, InterContinental Doha, InterContinental Doha The City and Crown Plaza Doha the Business Park.

The agreement also outlined Ooredoo’s role in distributing entertainment access to the hotels, with Mozaic TV to be installed in over 1,200 rooms throughout the three properties.

InterContinental Hotels Group and Ooredoo have planned separate packages for each hotel, based on the establishments target customers and style. Different hotel rooms will therefore carry different channels such as OSN, beIN SPORTS, MBC, Al Jazeera and more.

Fatima Sultan Al Kuwari, Director Community & Public Relations, Ooredoo, said, “As we prepare for more visitors ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, we are dedicated to providing the best user experience to our guests. Whether through internet, entertainment or mobile phones, via personal use or a third party such as the InterContinental Hotels Group, we want the world to be connected to Qatar and Qatar to the world.”

Mr. Hussein Yaghmour, Director of Technology at InterContinentalDoha and Crowne Plaza Doha the Business Park, commented, “We have built our reputation on the market with consistency, trust and innovation, and this partnership with Ooredoo has allowed us to continue our promise to our customers and provideworld class entertainment and internet access across our hotels in Qatar.”

Benefits for the hotels and customers include a more reliable and strong WiFi signal throughout the hotel, the choice of over 100 channels with Mozaic TV both in-room and in the hotels communal rooms, and the replacement of the traditional satellite reception systems which will provide enhanced picture quality.

Highlights for hotel businesses include theability to pay monthly, with the option to add more channels and packages as they become available. Ooredoo Fibre and Mozaic TV services also don’t require capital investment or equipment to be purchased, reducing operational overheadsas connection is carried out via Ooredoo’s installation team.

This innovative all-IP and Fiber based mass service illustrates how Ooredoo is pushing forward to be at the front of Qatar’s entertainment sector, and helping businesses supply customers with up to date content.

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