Ooredoo and Msheireb Properties partner to provide fibre infrastructure

November 8, 2018

DOHA: Ooredoo, the region’s leading enabler of digital business innovation, announced yesterday a partnership with Msheireb Properties, the leading real estate development company and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, to provide fibre infrastructure to its flagship development, Msheireb Downtown Doha, the world’s first sustainable downtown regeneration project.

Msheireb Downtown Doha is set to leverage Ooredoo’s industry-leading technology infrastructure to transform the way that people think about urban living, and to improve their daily lives. The combination of Ooredoo’s network infrastructure, cloud-based digital citizen services, and robust cybersecurity solutions will enable smart living, shopping, and leisure.

Yousuf Abdulla Al Kubaisi, Ooredoo COO, said: “Ooredoo is providing its world-class fibre infrastructure to strengthen the Smart City offering of Msheireb Downtown Doha, one of the Smartest City Districts in the world. Ubiquitous connectivity is at the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha’s goals of transforming the local economy, providing social infrastructure, and supporting environmental sustainability.”

Msheireb Downtown Doha’s long-term digital roadmap, developed in partnership with Ooredoo, outlines how the district leverages new and emerging innovations that can encourage social interaction, respect the local culture, and provide greater care for the environment. Ooredoo’s industry-leading digital infrastructure, provided through its Qatar Data Centre, will allow Msheireb Downtown Doha to react and predict citizens’ needs in real-time.

Jamal Al Kuwari, Acting Chief Officer- Commercial, Msheireb Properties, said: “Sharing integrated real-time insights on citizens is vital for Msheireb Downtown Doha to become a world-class Smart City. We’re dedicated to partnering with Ooredoo on building our smart core that can future-proof our infrastructure, and support smart buildings, shops, and facilities.”