Qtel and Cisco have announced their intention to enter a relationship through signing a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the two companies collaborate on a range of new services for business customers and consumers across Qatar.
The MOU brings an opportunity for Cisco to collaborate with Qtel by aligning the Cisco Smart+Connected Communities with Qatar Telecom’s expertise in the telecommunications sector.
- The MOU will explore opportunities that will allow corporate customers to work with Qtel and Cisco to deploy a range of wireline, mobile, managed services, virtual networks and data centre solutions tailored specifically to the needs of their business.
- Cisco and Qtel will explore opportunities to increase the range of managed services available to all government, corporate, and mega project customers in Qatar.
- Both companies will explore opportunities to bring the latest cutting-edge technology; this is aligned to Qatar’s 2030 Vision of working towards a knowledge-based society and preparing for the World Cup 2022.
- In addition, both companies see strong opportunities in the oil and gas sector. Other industries targeted within the framework of the new MOU include sport, hospitality, health, education, retail, government and transportation – all set to be major growth areas in the coming years.