Omantel, the first telecom provider in Oman, announced its partnership with MBC Group to allow customers to conveniently subscribe to Shahid Plus service by using their mobile credit. Shahid Plus is a leading premium video-on-demand (VOD) service in the Arab world. This offer is available to Omantel postpaid and prepaid customers.
Said Salim Al Shanfari, the general manager of Marketing Communications & Performance, Omantel, said, “The evolution of the telecom industry globally has asserted the significance of being in the content play.”
Al Shanfari added, “We are pleased to continue to bring the latest developments and most innovative services to our customers by offering new technology and products in the form of valuable services that cater to their needs. Our partnership with MBC Group enables us to continue to provide yet another value-added offering coupled with premium content that will help our customers stay connected to the best of entertainment and enjoy their favourite shows even while on-the-go.”
Fadel Zahreddine, the group director of Brand Management & Digital Businesses, MBC Group, said, “It’s a privilege to be partnering with the leading telecommunications company in the Sultanate. The speed and sophistication of the network provided by Omantel mean that viewers in Oman are able to experience audiovisual content at industry-leading levels of quality. In 2017, our companies announced the intention to work together, and within a couple of months our combined teams were able to successfully launch our premium Video service Shahid Plus for Omantel customers.”