Ooredoo has introduced a special post-paid package, "Mashaa Eku" for the deaf community.
"Mashaa Eku" was introduced at a ceremony held at Ooredoo by the Administrative Director of the Deaf Association, Ahsan Abdul Rahman and the Chief Commercial Officer at Ooredoo Maldives, Hussain Niyaz.
This package was introduced as a majority of the deaf community communicate on the internet via video messages and video calls, which utilize more data.
The company revealed that the purpose of the "Mashaa Eku" package was to recognize these limitations and ease communication. Ooredoo has stated that as a benefit of the package, customers will be able to video call through Viber and WhatsApp free of charge. "Mashaa Eku" is currently the post-paid package attaining the largest data allowance in the market.
In addition, fifteen of Ooredoo's employees have been inducted in basic sign language training in order to build better relationships with customers within the deaf community, and ease the communicative process in relaying information related to their services.