Ooredoo Oman Concludes First Successful Vanity Number Online Auction for Charity

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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.

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Ooredoo

We are on a mission to empower customers across our global footprint to access and enjoy the best of the Internet in a way that is personal and unique to them.

We continue to invest in our networks to ensure seamless connectivity that caters to our customers’ growing digital needs.

We are working as a real digital enabler across our markets and our aspiration is to help people simplify their lives and enjoy exciting and rewarding digital experiences.

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