Calling the right numbers
Gulf Business|April 2021
Standing apart and making a mark in the regional telecom industry has been challenging and yet rewarding, states Mountasser Hachem, founder and CEO of Monty Mobile



Can you tell us about Monty Mobile and how it has evolved?

Founded in 1998, Monty Mobile is a leading VAS (value added services) provider and an international SMS wholesale intermediary hub. Headquartered in the UK, in addition to 13 offices operating around the world, Monty Mobile has taken bold steps to drive ahead in a competitive industry.

Despite the fact that mobile network operators (MNOs) are usually inclined towards Western companies in favour of Middle Eastern alternatives, Monty Mobile was able to break this cycle and compete vigorously through its qualified portfolio of products and customised services. Monty Mobile products are not only developed to fulfil industry needs, but also improve MNOs’ performance, help them find new prospects and positively impact the end-customer experience.

Can you elaborate on some of your products and services

In the last few years, the telecom sector entered a slow period of decline with the wave of digitisation that reshaped the industry landscape. Traditional communication services experienced a fundamental shift and systematic regime change in favour of digital omnichannel systems. The rise of digital communication over the top (OTT) applications prompted Monty Mobile to seek opportunities to address this challenge.

The rise of digital communication over the top (OTT) applications prompted Monty Mobile to seek opportunities to address this challenge

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