Thousands of gaming enthusiasts participated in the Ooredoo and Blink Gaming Tournament  

30 April 2019 . Kuwait

In tandem with its commitment to embracing digitalization and leading the way in meeting the growing demands for online digital users in Kuwait, Ooredoo Kuwait, and in collaboration with Blink Kuwait, the leading gaming console and accessories company in Kuwait, organized the Ooredoo and Blink Gaming tournament last weekend at Ooredoo’s headquarters in Kuwait City. Gaming enthusiasts competed in Kuwait’s ultimate competition for gamers in high octane battles in Fortnite, Mario Kart 8, and Forza. Valuable prizes were awarded to the top 3 winners. Mohamad Eid Zakaria won first place and was awarded with a KD600 voucher from Blink, and one year membership in the ProPing service powered by FASTtelco; Mohamad Majed Al-Zoghbi won second place and was awarded with a KD400 voucher from Blink, and a six month membership in the ProPing service powered by FASTtelco; and Mohamad Ali won third place and was awarded with a KD200 voucher from Blink, and a three month membership in the ProPing service powered by FASTtelco In addition to the tournament, FASTtelco, a subsidiary of Ooredoo Kuwait launched its new service from Shamel Home, prices for ProPing; which is a tailor-made service for gaming enthusiasts start at KD22 per month.

ProPing has been tailor-made for gaming enthusiasts, who need fast, reliable, and consistent internet service, with speeds reaching 100 Mbps, providing an unparalleled gaming experience. Customers will be able to add more service in addition to routers with competitive prices.

Commenting on the Ooredoo and Blink Gaming Tournament, Nouf Al-Meshaan, Director of Marketing at Ooredoo Kuwait said, “Ooredoo continues to prove its commitment to embracing digitalization and leads the way in meeting the growing demands for online digital services in Kuwait, especially in the fast-paced telecom industry where customers need reliable, consistent, and fast internet. This is especially crucial nowadays when digital entertainment content is witnessing substantial growth in the region due to the rising popularity of smart devices, as well as the increase in gaming and streaming. Al-Meshaan added, this new service perfectly complements the company’s core values of caring, connecting and challenging, while also upholding its commitment to providing customers with services and plans that match their expectations and lifestyle at home.

Ooredoo also provided exclusive packages from both FASTtelco and Blink which include comprehensive and exclusive gaming solutions that cater to the needs of different tiers of gamers at competitive prices which will be announced today and for a limited time only.

The Shamel Home plans and offers from Ooredoo are available in any of Ooredoo’s branches, official dealers, and on its online store or call 121.




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About Ooredoo Kuwait:

Ooredoo’s operations in Kuwait date back to December 1999 when it launched wireless services as the second operator.  The company today provides mobile, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of customers and businesses. Ooredoo Kuwait –which is an enlisted company in the Kuwait Stock Exchange Market – operates a number of telecom service providers in the region, such as Ooredoo Algeria, Ooredoo Tunis, Ooredoo Maldives, and Ooredoo Palestine. Ooredoo's customer base in Kuwait increased 2% to 2.3 million for the nine months period ended 30 September 2018, compared to the same period in 2017. Revenues for the nine month period were KWD 181.7 million, an increase of 13% compared to KWD 160.7 million for the same period in 2017.

Ooredoo Kuwait is a member of the international Ooredoo Group based in Doha, Qatar.

Our vision: Enabling the Kuwaiti community through digitalization and enriching people’s daily experiences.

Our mission: To be a leading one-stop shop, offering comprehensive telecom services to meet all the demands of our customers.

Our values:

Caring: We care about individuals and respect differences, and we support the communities in which we work through dedication, transparency and high values under all circumstances.
Connecting: We strive to build sustainable long-lasting partnerships based on mutual trust.
Challenging: Striving to enhance services and continue improving and setting realistic goals to create a positive impact and a real difference.

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