TeO wins top honours at Oman Tech Awards for Allo app and website
TeO - Telecom Oman’s consumer product brand Allo’s website and mobile app won two Silver awards at the Oman Tech Awards event held at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa on May 2. Allo’s website (www.allo.om) and mobile app (AlloApp) were selected in the ICT & Telecommunication website and app categories respectively for the Oman Tech Awards.
Oman Tech Awards, themed as a “technology event of the year” aims to award, recognise and celebrate the country’s organisations implementing tech solutions and also outstanding innovators. Held under the auspices of ITA - Information Technology Authority (e-oman), Oman Tech Awards is a premiere event that recognises excellence in categories including websites, portals, apps, blogs and e-campaigns.
Expressing joy at winning the prestigious award, Mr Milan Jovancic, CTO at TeO said, “This honour is a valuable accolade for our team which has worked hard to create the website as well as the app. We are glad to be among winners because the event shines spotlight on talented individuals as well as innovative companies in the field of information technology.”
He added, “The award is especially significant in a market that caters to a young and tech-savvy population who seek smarter and more effective ways to stay in touch with the world. Such awards will encourage the youth to explore what is imminent and possible around emerging technologies. I congratulate my team for using a pioneering approach to finding technological solutions that the customers of Allo can enjoy. The team at TeO has been inspiring each other to think differently, working together to find smarter ways to connect people and this award is recognition of that effort.”
TeO, which operates under a Class 1 licence from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, has been offering varied set of communication services, ranging from international voice calling apps, international carrier voice solutions and value add services. With the support of its dynamic, multi-cultural management team, it has been bringing innovative telecommunications and technology solutions for both the corporate and consumer sectors in Oman. TeO currently operates with its consumer product brand ‘Allo’ and its endorsed brands ‘Teo Globe’ and ‘TeO Business’.
Oman’s first international calling and top-up application, AlloApp, is the smartest solution in the market that will allow users to make international calls or top-up mobile accounts internationally directly from their smartphones. Users have to just download the AlloApp and experience the most convenient way of international calling, recharging their Allo account and enjoy host of other services. They can also send mobile recharge/top-up to their family and friends outside Oman using their Allo credits. AlloApp is available for Android and iOS phones and works from all mobile networks in Oman. It offers international calling and recharge facility using GSM network with no internet connection required. Users can make international calls anytime and enjoy the best international call rates and voice quality anywhere. For the convenience of the users, easy recharge with AlloCard vouchers is available all over Oman.
Other products from the Allo brand include, AlloHome, a plug and play device for landlines which users can use to call any international number from their landline directly without having to enter any access number or follow other procedures, and AlloCard, which allo users to avail Allo services on the go - from landlines, mobile or payphones without having to install any devices or apps. AlloCard allows users to carry their balance with wherever they go and make international calls whenever and from wherever they want.
Offering extremely economical charges, users can enjoy upto 60 international minutes for just OMR 1. Expatriates from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh can enjoy talk time for 60 minutes for OMR 1 from landlines, while mobile users get a talk time of 45 minutes for OMR 1 for India and 40 minutes for OMR 1 for Pakistan or Bangladesh. Competitive prices are offered for countries such as Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Egypt, Philippines UAE and others.