Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa was first formed in 2006 and is headquartered in Dubai Internet City, UAE. Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa has established a leading position across the Middle East and Africa region, being the only mobile provider in the region with five live operations and millions of active customers. Today they’re delivering an all-around amazing mobile experience to people in South Africa, Oman, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and provide advisory services to Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (EITC) in the UAE. Their sights are set on launching into ten new markets over the next five years.
Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa delivers mobile telecom services to consumers across the region through two brands: Virgin Mobile and FRiENDi mobile. Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa also provides outsourced services to mobile network operators by operating focused brands and mobile packages on their behalf.
The Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa management team includes senior people from a variety of successful regional and global mobile provider and mobile virtual network operators.
The company has a strong financial foundation supported by well-respected and highly experienced global and regional shareholders. The shareholders contribute unique skills and assets across the group, and include: Virgin Group, GIC, ePlanet Capital, Dolphin International, Global IT/Telecom Investors, and members of the senior management team.