Oger sets up office at DIFC

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share

Oger Telecom, which is majority owned by construction firm Saudi Oger, has moved its corporate headquarters from Riyadh to a 550 square metres office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

The decision to relocate the company headquarters was a strategic choice, a spokesperson for the company said, in order to position the firm centrally within the region.

“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,” Joe Haj Ali, chief marketing and communications officer and the general manager of Oger Telecom Dubai, said in a statement.

Oger Telecom currently has some 30 million subscribers under management. It acquired a 55% stake in former state telco Turk Telekom in July last year.

It also operates in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, and South Africa, and is rumoured to be planning to bid for Saudi’s second fixed-line and third mobile licence tenders. “Oger Telecom will benefit greatly from proximity to the DIFC’s wealth of financial services talent, drawn from the world’s leading institutions,” said Assem Kabesh, chief business development officer and board member of the DIFC.

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Growth spurt for Gulf's e-commerce sector

Growth spurt for Gulf's e-commerce sector

The recent sale of Talabat.com to Germany’s Rocket Internet for...

What's behind modern spaceship design?

What's behind modern spaceship design?

A fleet of privately owned vehicles is set to challenge NASA...

Insider: Oil and gas sector in fear of hackers as cyber attacks surge 179%

Insider: Oil and gas sector in fear of hackers as cyber attacks surge 179%

Experts have put the vital industry on high alert as the threat...

Most Discussed
  • 16
    Nakheel PR: The toughest job in Dubai?

    @John...I actually laughed out load at that comment! Having said that..I still believe DAMAC hold the mantal for 'Redefining Trust'... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:06 PM - Simon
  • 8
    Post traumatic stress?

    I once had a Emirates Post employee hang up on me when I asked her to repeat something. That said, the worst is my management company, Kingfield Management... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:07 PM - Sarah
  • 2
    Dubai Int'l T1 is too congested, says Indian airline boss

    i am also obliged to travel through Dubai Airport (DXB) in the past and hopefully not in the future. Definitly Mr. Mevlin is absolutly right. The conditions... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:06 PM - Michael
  • 16
    Nakheel PR: The toughest job in Dubai?

    @John...I actually laughed out load at that comment! Having said that..I still believe DAMAC hold the mantal for 'Redefining Trust'... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:06 PM - Simon
  • 14
    Has Narendra Modi already lost the plot?

    Gaja - Anil is RIGHT this once! Modi stands for anarchy. Look at the way he is treating the minorities. Do you even for a second believe that he is innocent... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 1:42 PM - Ann
  • 8
    Post traumatic stress?

    I once had a Emirates Post employee hang up on me when I asked her to repeat something. That said, the worst is my management company, Kingfield Management... more

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 6:07 PM - Sarah