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China Mobile International Limited (CMI) and Zain Omantel International (ZOI) have announced a strategic partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption and advancement of Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Internet of Vehicles (IoV) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies across the Middle East region.

The collaboration orchestrates a dynamic confluence of industry expertise and resources, uniting two trailblazers in a synergistic bid to shape competitive M2M, IoT and IoV products and solutions. By leveraging CMI's successful experiences and technical capabilities and ZOI's extensive global network and deep wholesale industry knowledge, the partnership is set to drive innovation and unlock new business opportunities in the rapidly evolving M2M, IoT and IoV landscape.

"We are excited to join forces with ZOI, the premier global wholesale service provider in the region, in this strategic partnership," said Mr. Alex Lee, managing director of CMI Middle East. “By combining our strengths and expertise, we aim to accelerate the development and deployment of M2M, IoT and IoV solutions in the region where we see huge growth potential. This collaboration will enable us to better serve our customers and meet the evolving demands of the digital era,” he added.

Echoing this sentiment, Sohail Qadir, CEO of ZOI, stated, “CMI’s success in delivering pioneering M2M, IoT and IoV solutions aligns perfectly with ZOI's unwavering commitment to providing cutting-edge technological services to meet the increasing demands of our customers. This collaboration is set to be a key that unlocks a treasure of opportunities and [catalyzes] digital transformation across various industries. Our advanced 5G international roaming setup in ZOI’s countries of operations is forming the foundation to offer the connectivity that such services continuously require.”

CMI strives to create a partner ecosystem with regional and global carrier partners, empowering local operators to provide convenient services and leverage China Mobile's leading 5G and IoT capabilities. CMI's carrier-specific service, iConnect, offers comprehensive professional services, including Voice, SMS, Mobile, Data and Professional Services, to global operators.

ZOI, a joint venture between Zain and Omantel, is set to redefine the telecommunications industry on a global scale. With Zain's extensive regional presence and success in the retail and digital arenas, complemented by Omantel's exceptional wholesale capabilities and comprehensive international networks, ZOI emerges as a powerhouse poised to revolutionize telecommunications services.

The strategic partnership between CMI and ZOI is expected to have a significant impact on the M2M, IoT and IoV landscape, facilitating the adoption of smart technologies and fostering digital innovation. With their sights firmly set on a shared vision, both companies are well-positioned to deliver transformative solutions and create a robust and sustainable ecosystem.

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