Posted on October 03, 2016

In an international competition, Ooredoo has been awarded the 2016 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Telecommunications, winning the popular vote for best telecoms company.

The global public vote was conducted over the summer, with the highest number of votes deciding the “people’s choice” winners across a range of industries. More than 33,000 votes were cast overall, with Ooredoo Qatar receiving the most votes for the Telecommunications category.

Talking about the win, Fatima Sultan Al Kuwari (pictured), Director, Community and Public Relations, Ooredoo Qatar, said: “Receiving this award is a great honour for Ooredoo, as it was voted for by the people and because we triumphed against international competition. This award is confirmation that our dedication to our users, country and services is working. Our thanks go out to everyone who voted.” The People’s Choice Stevie Awards will be presented to winners at The International Business Awards banquet on Friday, 21 October at a glamorous ceremony in Rome, Italy.

Ooredoo is also nominated for a number of other significant awards at the event, including ‘Social Media Campaign of the Year’ for the Supernet campaign and ‘Telecommunications Company of the Year’. This is the latest in a series of high-profile awards for Ooredoo, with the Chief Executive Officer, Waleed Mohamed Ebrahim Al Sayed, most recently receiving the ‘Telecoms CEO of the Year’ at the CEO Middle East Awards. The 2016 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favourite Companies, is a highlight award in The International Business Awards, the world’s only international, all-encompassing business awards program which is now in its 13th year.