Posted on October 01, 2019

Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of 5G and digital business innovation, launched today a new Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled solution for Qatar’s organisations to manage their IoT device data usage, called IoT Connect Single SIM.

Ooredoo IoT Connect enables organisations totrack and manage networked devices with an online portal, measure data consumption, and flag international roaming connections. Now, with IoT Connect Single SIM, organisations can automatically set, monitor, and limit data allowances for individual IoT-connected devices, leading to full mobility cost control. In response to feedback from customers, IoT Connect Single SIM features real-time data usage dashboards and individualised reports, along with built-in rules for alerts, usage limits and compatibility with 5G.

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Ooredoo expects strong interest from allindustries. High-potential use cases include connected vehicle fleets, smart buildings and facilities management, digital payments with banking and finance, connected construction sites, smart defence and security, IT services, connected manufacturing, digital oilfields, smart malls, and connected utilities. Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Chief Operating Officer, Ooredoo Qatar, said: “Our IoT Connect Single SIM provides our business customers with simple and scalable industry-leading IoT solutions to manage their mobile connectivity. Organisations can start small with a few SIMs, then easily scale up as their business grows. Extending our IoT portfolio can enhance Qatar’s digital transformation and competitiveness, and enable new digital services.”

Ooredoo’s IoT Connect customers can receive ruggedised SIM cards for outdoor applications such as on oil rigs or in the desert. Organisations interested in signing up for IoT Connect can request a solution demonstration from Ooredoo or contact their Ooredoo account manager. 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.