Ooredoo Group has announced a new joint agreement with international communications company BICS to create an innovative voice business model that will deliver new solutions in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and fraud protection. 

Aziz Aluthman Fakhroo, Ooredoo Group Managing Director and CEO said: “For Ooredoo, this partnership is about reducing complexity and anticipating the needs of a new communications ecosystem. We are committed to investing in innovation, technology, and people to ensure we can offer the best possible products and services to our customers across our markets.”

The agreement for voice traffic is in line with Ooredoo Group’s strategic objective to enhance customer experience and quality of service for businesses and consumers. With this joint venture, Ooredoo Group determines its commitment to improving customer experience and quality of service for consumers and businesses. A key component of phase one of the deployment plan is to establish a dedicated team of specialists to ensure that insight, expertise, and resources are shared between the two organizations.

Matteo Gatta, CEO of BICS, said, “We’re proud to support Ooredoo’s future-facing efforts to innovate on customer experience through digitalization, playing a cornerstone role in the region as Ooredoo’s trusted communications partner. Our relationship with the various operating countries has been an industrious one for many years now. In raising this relationship to Group level, together we will extend BICS’ services and partnership to a consistent level across the operating companies while building on Ooredoo’s strong position in this significant market.”

Through this partnership, Ooredoo Group is continuing its strategic commitment to invest in technology and form partnerships with leading technology providers to drive customer experience improvements and deliver transformational digital experiences.

With the agreement focused on voice traffic guaranteeing high voice quality across all BICS destinations – Ooredoo Group will also have access to the newest technology that will enhance several aspects of its business and, in turn, enhance its customer experience.