February xx, 2018 – Amman, Jordan: Umniah has joined renowned global communications and information technology companies at the World Mobile Congress (MWC) 2018, which is being held this year in Barcelona between February 26 and March 1, and is organized by the International Association for Mobile Phone Networks under the title “Creating a Better Future.” Umniah is the strategic partner of the Jordanian pavilion in the MWC 2018, which was organized by the Information Technology Association of Jordan (int@j). The company also offered its support to eight Jordanian startups companies to participate in this international event, as part of The Tank by Umniah strategy to encourage young Jordanian entrepreneurs to bring their innovative ideas to fruition, turning them into income-generating projects in the field of communications and information technology, in addition to providing them with networking opportunities. Umniah Marketing Director, Zaid Ibrahim, confirmed the company’s prestigious affiliation with this global event, which is considered the largest platform in the world of communications and information technology companies as well as mobile phone manufacturers. Annually, the MWC sees the participation of over 200 countries, with attendance that tops 100,000 people. Ibrahim added, “The MWC provides us the opportunity to examine the latest and most cutting-edge developments in the global communications and information technology sector. It also introduces participating international companies to the high levels of advancement and development enjoyed by the communications and information technology sector in Jordan, which continues to expand and achieve, contributing an impressive 12 percent to the country’s gross domestic product. Speaking about Umniah’s sponsorship for the eight startups at the MWC, Ibrahim explained that long-term partnerships with emerging companies are a top priority for the company and its business innovation center, The Tank. He went on to add that Umniah continuously strives to provide a suitable environment as well as offer technical support to young Jordanian entrepreneurs, allowing them to implement and launch their innovative projects. The Mobile World Congress and Exhibition, which has been running since 1987 in the Spanish city of Barcelona, is considered the largest specialized exhibition in the world, and is attended by the world’s foremost operators and manufacturers of communications networks, as well as a large number of exhibitors in the areas of communications systems, such as service quality, very high-speed Internet systems, and equipment to monitor and measure interference in the frequency spectrum. End-
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