Qtel Group joins Samena council
Dubai, December 22, 2010
Samena Telecommunications Council, the tri-regional telecommunications consortium has announced the Qtel Group as the latest addition to its rapidly growing member base of 82 top telecoms companies in the region.
A fast growing, global, integrated communications group, Qtel has a major presence in 17 countries across Mena, Asian subcontinent and South-East Asia.
Welcoming the Qatari group, Bocar A. Ba, president of Samena Telecommunications Council said: “Qtel has been on a rapid expansion path through various acquistions and offers innovative and diverse products and services internationally through well-forged collaborations and partnerships with leading telecommunications players."
"This ideology compliments the basic objective of Samena in promoting cooperation and knowledge-sharing within the industry, and we are confident that Qtel’s experience will not only benefit our members but the industry at large," he stated.
The Qtel Group provides a full range of telecommunications services in Qatar and across its presence in 17 countries, said the Samena chief.
Its vision is to be among the top 20 telecommunications companies in the world by 2020 through expansion in both the Mena region and South East Asia, driven by innovative products and world-class levels of customer service and supportm, he added.
Qtel said joining the Samena council was another important milestone in its journey from a one-country operator into a regional and ultimately global leader in the telecoms industry.
With a total customer base of more than 69 million, the Qtel Group has already grown into one of the largest operators in the Mena region.-TradeArabia News Service