Zain and Omantel, two prominent telecommunications providers in the Middle East and Africa, have joined forces to launch ‘Zain Omantel International’ (ZOI), a groundbreaking joint venture that aims to become the leading international wholesale services provider in the Middle East. The partnership combines the strengths of both companies to deliver exceptional service and support to customers worldwide, revolutionizing the wholesale telecommunications sector.
ZOI represents a significant advancement in the industry, leveraging Zain’s regional success in retail and digital services and Omantel’s comprehensive wholesale capabilities and extensive international networks. The joint venture will cater to the telecommunications needs of operators in the Middle East, as well as international carriers, data centers, content providers and cloud providers within the region and beyond.
ZOI will handle all international wholesale requirements for Zain and Omantel operations in eight countries, serving a customer base of over 55 million. By optimizing the existing wholesale businesses of both companies and providing access to advanced low-latency and high-capacity services, ZOI aims to reduce operating costs and enhance competitiveness.