Ooredoo Maldives has won the Most Innovative Mobile Payment Service at Telecom Asia Award 2019 for its digital payments solution m-Faisaa. The m-Faisaa application allows customers to register for a Mobile Wallet to deposit, withdraw, pay and send money in Maldives instantly through their phones and also caters for a number of utility payments in the Maldives, on a single platform
Moreover, Ooredoo Maldives was shortlisted as a finalist for the Best Emerging Market Operator, Most Innovative Community Telecom Project for their NIRU Accelerator Programme and Ooredoo Next, for Most Innovative Social Media Strategy
Ooredoo's NIRU Accelerator is a learning-based business accelerator program in the Maldives for innovative start-ups companies that are working towards social change, giving them access to a 12-week long intensive mentor-based learning program, co-working space, digital tools for building their business and the essential technical support from experts.
Meanwhile, supported by FastForward NXTTM real-time API platform featuring artificial intelligence and machine learning, Ooredoo NEXT allows mobile users to easily engage with Ooredoo inside social media channels such as Viber, Facebook Messenger and to check best offers, best data add-ons or just manage their Ooredoo services using real-time automated answers.
Now on its 22nd year, the Telecom Asia Awards is the region's longest-running and most prestigious industry award specifically set up for the telecoms industry.