Zain launches ‘ZainTech’ to serve telecom operators in MENA

Mobile Telecommunications Company Zain Group, announced the establishment of ZainTech, a new regional entity that unifies the group’s ICT assets to offer comprehensive digital services for enterprise customers in the Middle East.

ZainTech will also incorporate NXN and Zain Data Park (ZDP) providing premium customer experience, local presence and support to enterprises and government clients across the region.

The launch of ZainTech, a first among Middle East operators, was made during a ceremony held at GITEX 2021 in Dubai that was attended by Zain Group Chief Technology Officer, Nawaf Algharabally; Zain Saudi Arabia Chief Business and Wholesale Officer, Saad Al Sadhan; and the newly appointed ZainTech CEO, Andrew Hanna and other distinguished business and telecom figures from across the region.

It has to be noted that ZainTech will operate and leverage Zain’s global reach, unique footprint and infrastructure across its operations as well as other key markets in the Middle East. It will offer a single point of contact for sales and personalized customer care for multi-national corporations that have multiple presence across the region.

Moreover, the new entity will address a wide array of business needs ranging from solutions for cloud, cybersecurity, and associated managed and professional services. It will also provide standard and customized digital solutions addressing the unique needs of different verticals leveraging the latest innovations in IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and emerging technologies.

Bader Al-Kharafi, Zain Vice-Chairman & Group CEO, commented on the project saying: “ZainTech is a major step in Zain’s ‘4Sight’ strategy, signifying a vital development in our determination to transform Zain into a multi-core digital business. The new entity, a first among telecom operators in the Middle East unifies the Group’s ICT assets to offer comprehensive digital solutions and transformation services under one roof, also incorporating NXN and ZDP, both specialized ICT establishments in their respective fields”.