Doha, Qatar – Ooredoo has announced that it is set to be the Official Global Connectivity Services Provider for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The international telecom provider was selected by FIFA and Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy to provide a global network connecting Doha to multiple points of presence in Europe including London and Frankfurt and Singapore in Asia.
Ooredoo will also be providing global connectivity services to all media rights licensees in Qatar throughout the event, with around 50 broadcasters across the globe connecting to its network and the international broadcasting centre in Qatar for transport of live video feeds and data.
“We are rightfully proud of our selection as Official Global Connectivity Services Provider for such a world-class event, and that FIFA and the SCDL have placed their trust in us.”, said Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani, Chief Business Officer, Ooredoo Qatar.
He further added saying, “Our reputation for providing strong, reliable network services, and our strategic commitment to innovation and technology, is firmly evidenced by the many other major sporting events at which we have proved our capabilities, such as IAAF World Athletics Championship Doha 2019, FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 and F1 Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix 2021. We look forward to once again showing the world what we, and our country, can do.”
Mohammad Al Khater, Telecommunication and Broadcast Technology Manager, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, said, “We are very happy to have chosen Ooredoo, the leading telecoms provider in Qatar and one of the fastest growing companies in the region and the world, to provide global connectivity services to all media rights licensees.
“We have previously worked with Ooredoo, who successfully delivered outstanding quality and results — as well as a great experience for fans — at several major sporting events. We are confident that the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will witness unrivalled success with Ooredoo as a partner.”
– Source: The Peninsula