Ooredoo Hayya SIM now available to World Cup fans

November 2, 2022

Ooredoo, Official Middle East & Africa Telecommunications Operator of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, has announced its Ooredoo Hayya SIM and 2022 Gift offers are now live and available to keep customers connected during the world’s biggest sporting event.
Ooredoo Hayya SIM visitor SIM cards will offer 2022 local minutes, 2022 local SMS and 2022MB data, valid for three days. 2022 Gift will offer the same deal to Qatari citizens and residents with existing SIM cards.
Ooredoo has made it quick and easy for visitors to obtain an Ooredoo Hayya SIM.
In partnership with NCR Corporation, the telco leader has installed SIM dispensing machines at a huge number of convenient locations, including at airports, seaports and land entry points.
The SIM dispensers are equipped with cutting-edge AI-based verification technology, enabling fans to verify themselves with a selfie
and activate their SIM within 60 seconds.
Visitors will also be able to get their Ooredoo Hayya SIM online at the Ooredoo eShop.
The Ooredoo Hayya SIM will be available in two formats; a physical SIM card and an eSIM. Visitors obtaining their Ooredoo Hayya SIM at the Ooredoo eShop will be able to have the SIM delivered to any location of their choice in Qatar, while those choosing an eSIM will receive it via email.
Activation of the Ooredoo Hayya SIM will be quick and efficient; once customer completes the online registration process, the Hayya SIMs will be activated as soon as the customer connects to the Ooredoo network in Qatar.
Sophisticated artificial intelligence technology will ensure speedy authentication and security throughout the digital onboarding process, with AI technology enabling quick validation of identification details and Face Capture with Liveness and 3D Face Map facilitating comparison of selfies with ID photos for quick and easy identification.
Existing Ooredoo customers need simply activate the 2022 Gift offer via the Ooredoo App, with those on unlimited data plans
being given 2022 Nojoom Points – worth QR62 – compliments of Ooredoo.
Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani, Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo, said: “A warm welcome to everyone visiting Qatar for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022! We’re delighted to have you here, and excited to be celebrating such an incredible event with both visitors and our Qatari citizens and residents.
“We’re sure everyone soaking up the atmosphere in Doha during the tournament will want to share it with friends, family and followers around the world, and our Ooredoo Hayya SIM and 2022 Gift offers make it easy for them to do just that. We hope everyone enjoys staying connected with Ooredoo and our awesome 5G network; best of luck to all the teams competing, and of course, may the best team win!”

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