Ooredoo QSC[a] (Arabic: أريد; formerly Qtel) is an international telecommunications company headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Ooredoo provides mobile, wireless, wireline, and content services with market share in domestic and international telecommunication markets, and in business (corporations and individuals) and residential markets.
It was the first operator globally to launch commercial 5G services in Qatar and is one of the world's largest mobile telecommunications companies, with over 115 million customers worldwide as of 2018.
Ooredoo has operations in 10 countries across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia, including Algeria, Indonesia, Iraq, Kuwait, Myanmar, Maldives, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, and Tunisia.
Ooredoo's shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P., doing business as Zain (Arabic: زين), is a Kuwaiti mobile telecommunications company founded in 1983 in Kuwait as MTC (Mobile Telecommunications Company), and later rebranded as Zain in 2007. Zain has a commercial presence in eight countries across the Middle East with 49.5 million active customers as of 31 December 2019. The Vice Chairman and Group CEO is Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi, who was appointed in March 2017. Approximately 24.6% of the company is owned by Kuwait Investment Authority; 21.9% is owned by Omantel; only shareholders that own above 5% are disclosed.
The Zain brand is one of the most recognized telecom brands across the MENA region, with a brand value in excess of US$2.3 billion.
Zain Group has many YouTube channels, which are called Zain, Zain Bahrain, Zainiraq, Zain Jordan, Zain Kuwait, ZainKSA and Zain Sudan. The main channel, Zain, has at least 855 thousand subscribers and has made 151 videos as of today.