Doha, Qatar, 31 May, 2020: Vodafone Qatar has partnered with Microsoft Qatar to promote digital services and support businesses of all sizes to work remotely. The partnership includes a set of workplace solutions to work and collaborate remotely through Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams. Vodafone Qatar is currently offering the first six-months free of charge on selected packages to all businesses.
With businesses across the country adopting remote working models, Microsoft Teams will empower their workforce to securely chat, meet, call, and collaborate – all in one intelligent platform and foster a new culture of work.
The workplace solutions offered within Microsoft 365 give businesses of every size access to virtual conferencing and collaboration tools and features, as well as easy access to all applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, and Microsoft OneNote and Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Teams is a new hub for business teams to share files, have online conversations, and virtual meetings all in one place. In addition, business teams will be able to add multiple applications during calls, record important points in meetings, and save files on OneDrive.
Vodafone Qatar’s Business Services Director, Mahday Saad Al Hebabi, said: “With most employees in Qatar having to work from home due to COVID-19, this has highlighted the need for businesses to equip their teams with the right tools, especially for remote communications. Vodafone is very pleased to partner with a leading company like Microsoft to offer businesses these workplace solutions - Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams, tools that will have a major role in helping them ensure business continuity and drive digital transformation.
Lana Khalaf, Country Manager, Microsoft Qatar, said “Our collaboration with Vodafone speaks to Microsoft’s efforts to support business across Qatar. Together, we look forward to empowering organizations of all sizes in the country with our innovations – enabling their workforce to connect remotely, stay safe, productive and achieve more.”
With the aim of supporting their remote working and learning, Vodafone Qatar is providing telecom solutions and tools like Microsoft 365 including Microsoft Teams to schools, universities and businesses to help these institutions and the business sector to grow in these unprecedented times.
Businesses can learn more about Vodafone Qatar’s first six month free offer of Microsoft 365 by visiting vf.qa/microsoft365 or contacting Vodafone’s Business Care Team on 40010100.
About Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C
Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. ("Vodafone Qatar") provides a comprehensive range of services including voice, messaging, data, fixed communications, IoT and ICT managed services in the State of Qatar, for both consumers and businesses alike. The Company commenced commercial operations in 2009 and has 1.73 million mobile customers as of 31 March 2020. Its state-of-the-art network infrastructure is expanding to cover key locations in the country with fibre connectivity and 5G, along with an extensive digital ecosystem, which will contribute to Qatar's continued growth and prosperity. Vodafone Qatar’s vision is deeply rooted in its mission to connect today’s ideas with the technologies of tomorrow by pioneering digital innovation and becoming people’s first choice in telecom and digital services. Please visit www.vodafone.qa for more details.
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