Muscat, Oman: Taking payments to a whole new level, Ooredoo, together with the National Bank of Oman (NBO), has introduced pay+, a new mobile wallet. Fast, simple and secure, pay+ enables customers to make a wide range of transactions from a single app on their smartphone. Whether it be payments, deposits, transfers, or withdrawals, daily financial tasks just got a lot easier. The state-of-the-art service is part of Ooredoo’s commitment to enriching customers’ digital lives.
Feras bin Abdullah Al Shaikh, Consumer Director at Ooredoo said, “Mobile wallets are transforming the global payment industry, making transactions faster, more secure and more convenient. By leveraging Oooredoo’s digital leadership and strong network, along with NBO’s banking expertise, pay+ benefits both customers and merchants. Its the latest step in driving digital transformation in the Sultanate and introducing innovative technologies to our customers.”
Abdul Karim Al Hinai, Deputy General manager - Alternative Channels - Retail Banking, added, “NBO always strives to support the payment infrastructure of the country while offering the most up-to-date and innovative financial services. Our ongoing partnership with Ooredoo is a demonstration of our efforts to bring together the best resources and capabilities to deliver optimum products, make the lives of our customers easier and more convenient, and enhance their overall experience.”
Approved by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and the Central Bank of Oman, the new service allows customers to use their phones to pay in restaurants and stores, transfer money locally and internationally, top-up mobile credit, make bill payments, and make withdrawals and deposits. Moreover, robust security features mean that payment information is protected.
To find out more about pay+, head to www.payplus.om.
About Ooredoo Oman
Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG (“Ooredoo”) was founded and registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December 2004. Services were launched its service in March 2005, originally operating under the name Nawras. As Oman’s data experience leaders, Ooredoo provides individuals and businesses with cutting edge digital products and services, so that customers can enjoy the internet. Ooredoo generated revenues of OMR 283.6 million as of 31 December 2018 and is listed on the Muscat Stock Market (MSM) under the “ORDS” ticker.
Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks. Ooredoo generated revenues of USD 8.2 billion as of 31 December 2018. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
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About National Bank of Oman:
NBO, the first local commercial bank in the Sultanate of Oman, was founded in 1973 and is today one of the leading banks in Oman. The Bank serves its customers in Oman through 60 Branches, more than 180 ATM/FFM/CCDMs as well as two Branches in U.A.E.
The Bank is committed to community improvement through its corporate citizenship programs and is an active supporter of a range of worthy causes in Oman, with emphasis on health and human services, civic, education, environment, youth, women, arts and culture.
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