The leading telecommunications operator’s new service aims to ensure that all sections of the community can stay connected
Ooredoo has launched a new service to aid the hearing-impaired with an aim to ensure that all sections of the community stay connected, according to a Press release issued by it.
The leading telecommunications operator announced the launch of the free service, in cooperation with the Qatari Centre of Social Cultural for The Deaf, designed to help the hearing-impaired stay connected.
Ooredoo’s new service lets the hearing-impaired share that they have difficulty hearing, giving callers the opportunity to send a message instead of completing the call.
Sabah Rabiah Al-Kuwari, director PR at Ooredoo, said, “We’re delighted to be launching this new service designed to ensure access to connectivity for the hearing impaired within our community, and ensure inclusivity for all. At the heart of our operations is a commitment to ensuring our services are available to all who want and need them, and this new initiative demonstrates this commitment in a practical way.”
To activate the service for free, customers with hearing difficulty need simply text 92 to 191.