Indosat Ooredoo Won Two International Awards:
Stevie International Business Award 2020 and
Asia Responsible Enterprise Award 2020
Jakarta, 05 October 2020 - Indosat Ooredoo, leading digital telco in Indonesia, won 2 international awards: Silver Stevie International Business Award (IBA) 2020 for Telecommunications Service category and Asia Responsible Enterprise Award (AREA) 2020 for Social Empowerment category through IDCamp Program. IDCamp is a scholarship program from Indosat Ooredoo designed to produce young Indonesian developers and programmers and help to address the shortage of digital talent within the Indonesia.
President Director & CEO of Indosat Ooredoo, Ahmad Al-Neama, said “We are being honored to receive these 2 international awards from Stevie IBA and AREA 2020. This achievement is manifestation of our commitment to provides prime customer experience and community development by utilizing digital technology. This recognition will make us continue to innovate in providing initiatives that are relevant to the needs of the Indonesian people today, especially in the face of the COVID19 pandemic.”
In the 17th Stevie IBA, Ooredoo Group received a Grand Stevie award as part of the Best of the IBA Awards. In addition, the Ooredoo Group also won 3 Gold Stevie awards, 5 Silver Stevie, and 8 Bronze Stevie awards, bringing the total won totaling 17 awards. The Stevie IBAs are held annually to honour the achievements and positive contributions of organisations worldwide. Ooredoo Qatar won a Gold Award for the ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ for its data network leadership and ICT innovation, while the second Gold Award was won by Ooredoo Maldives in the ‘Company of the Year – Telecommunications’ category for its first and fastest nationwide 4G+ network in the Maldives.
Ooredoo Oman was also named the winner of a Gold Stevie in the category ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in the Middle East and Africa’ for it’s Goodwill Journey, which is aimed to boost the sustainable development of local communities across Oman, and for its women incubator programme, which helps women gain economic independence through income-generating skills that enhance their employability.
Ooredoo won a total of five Silver Stevie Awards including: Ooredoo Qatar and Indosat Ooredoo in the category ‘Telecommunications Service’; Ooredoo Qatar for ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’; and Ooredoo Myanmar and Ooredoo Maldives for ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’.
Ooredoo was also named the winner of eight Bronze Stevie Awards including: Ooredoo Kuwait, Ooredoo Myanmar, Ooredoo Maldives and Ooredoo Group in the category ‘Most Valuable Corporate Response’; Ooredoo Kuwait and Ooredoo Maldives in the category ‘Business & Government’; Ooredoo Myanmar in the category ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year’; and Ooredoo Group in ‘Company of the Year – Telecommunications’.
Commenting on the awards, Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani, Group CEO, Ooredoo, said: “We are delighted by this prestigious recognition of our work as we continue to achieve our mission to deliver world-class mobile services for consumers, businesses, residences and organisations across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. These awards acknowledge our commitment to deliver disruptive innovations to our customers, while harnessing the power of mobile technology to help bring about social and economic progress and empowering local communities.”