Mohammed Al Hakamani, Head of Product from Vodafone and Balqees Abdullah Al Fadhli from Tamimah during agreement signing
“We are proud to join hands with Vodafone, a company that hosts immense global expertise and strives to transform the face of the local telecommunications industry. Together, we believe that we can bring about a new age of digital convenience for all the people within the Sultanate.”Balqees Abdullah Al Fadhli from Tamimah
Includes Parking Payment, General Secondary Certificate Results and more
Vodafone entered into a partnership agreement with Tamimah, an award-winning IT solutions provider in Oman. The collaboration will see the provision of government-based services, such as enquiring about general secondary high school results and parking payments via SMS.
Commenting on the objective of the signing, Mohammed Al Hakamani, Head of Product from Vodafone said, “At Vodafone, we are committed to enhancing already existing services and joining hands with pioneers in the fields to extend these benefits to our customers. Entities and service providers that we partner with, host state-of-the-art products that ensure ease of accessibility and are completely digital, which is reflective of our vision. Our recent partnership with Tamimah, one of the first companies to introduce IVR & SMS-based Solutions in Oman, is a testament to our efforts in encouraging digitally-holistic services that enable our customers to conveniently utilise government-related amenities. Moreover, we continue to enhance the offerings of our My Vodafone App to include even more facilities that will bring about even benefits for all Vodafone subscribers in the future.”
Vodafone customers can now avail of government services, such as paying for their parking or enquiring about general secondary high school results, once published by the Ministry of Education, via SMS. Parents or students who are subscribers can access the General Secondary Certificate Results by simply sending a message 90200, with the respective student seat number. For parking payments, customers can send an SMS to 90091 with details of their car number, code and the time in minutes, with no hassle. This is in addition to several other facilities that are aimed to be rolled out in the upcoming period.
Tamimah is an entrepreneurial company established in 1984 with its main subsidiaries, Tamimah Consultancy Group, a pioneer in economics and financial consultancy in the Sultanate of Oman and Tamimah Telecom & Computer Technology, a technology management company. It specialises in the core technologies of Mobile, Internet and Telecommunications.