Ooredoo Oman Concludes First Successful Vanity Number Online Auction for Charity

Press release
Published February 13th, 2018 - 10:01 GMT
The online auction allowed customers to bid on the popular Diamond or Gold category vanity mobile numbers with the money generated going towards various charities in Oman.
The online auction allowed customers to bid on the popular Diamond or Gold category vanity mobile numbers with the money generated going towards various charities in Oman.

After hosting the highly anticipated first online vanity number auction on 5 February over three days, the event reached an exciting and successful conclusion. Today the company announced that they raised a fantastic sum for charity. The highest bid went for the mobile number 79100000.  A total number of 36 registered customers participated, placing a combined total of 45 bids.

The online auction allowed customers to bid on the popular Diamond or Gold category vanity mobile numbers, with the money generated going towards various charities in Oman. What’s more, there will be more online auctions for great vanity numbers coming soon.

The rise in popularity of mobile vanity numbers over the past few years has been unprecedented and Ooredoo wanted to focus on bringing this unique way to raise important funds for charities to customers. With a strong focus on their CSR programmes, Ooredoo aim to provide new ways to give back to communities across Oman.

Ooredoo thanked the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) for this initiative; the company and Authority working closely together to achieve this fantastic outcome.

Background Information

Ooredoo

Ooredoo is a leading international communications company delivering mobile, fixed, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of consumers and businesses across markets in the Middle East, North Africa and South-East Asia. 

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Ooredoo
West Bay Area
PO Box 217
Doha, Qatar
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+974 (0) 4 447 6231
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Kaltham Al-Harrasi

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