Oger Telecom joins Dubai International Financial CentrePress Release 26 Sep 2006 12:05 pm
Oger Telecom, a leading telecommunications, multimedia and holding company, with approximately 30 million subscribers under management, is pleased to announce that it has established its global headquarters at the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”).
Oger Telecom is an Emerging Markets Telecommunications holding company. The majority shareholder is Saudi Oger, one of the Middle-East’s most prominent organizations with rich, deep rooted heritage and traditions. Telecom Italia (“TI”) is a shareholder and partner in Oger Telecom. TI brings forth innovative European experience and prudent fiscal tradition.
Oger Telecom provides telecommunications services, fixed-line services, mobile communications and Internet access in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and other regions worldwide. Oger Telecom is a 21st century telecommunications group with a core purpose to enrich communities through the right to communicate.
As an international telecommunications operator, the DIFC provides Oger Telecom with a world-standard operating and legal environment, zero tax rate, and proximity to advice and expertise from a vibrant community of global financial institutions.
Mr. Joe Haj Ali, the Chief Marketing & Communications officer and the General Manager of Oger Telecom Dubai, said that “Oger Telecom is very pleased to be positioned at the DIFC, as it provides an efficient platform from which to operate throughout the region and is further evidence of our continued commitment to support the growth and expansion of our business interests in the Middle East.”
Speaking on behalf of the Dubai International Finance Centre, Mr. Assem O. Kabesh, Chief Business Development Officer and Board Member of the DIFC, said: “Oger Telecom will benefit greatly from proximity to the DIFC’s wealth of financial services talent, drawn from the world’s leading institutions.”