Ooredoo logoIn February 2013, Qatar Telecom (Qtel) announced that it’s officially changing its brand name to Ooredoo. Today, Qtel’s new brand name Ooredoo has become an official and legal name.

QTEL.QA confirms that the required legal and regulatory approvals have been obtained and effective immediately the company’s legal name has changed to Ooredoo QSC. The change was previously approved by shareholders at the company’s Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting held on 31 March 2013.

At this time the company’s ticker symbols remain unchanged with announcements to be made in due course.

For more information, email [email protected] or check out Marhaba’s blog post Qtel Group Becomes Ooredoo.