OTVentures ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF MOSTAFA KAMEL AS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LINKonLINE
OTVentures, fully owned subsidiary of Orascom Telecom, announced the appointment of Mostafa Kamel as the Managing Director of, LINKonLINE, one of the largest Arabic online publishing companies in MENA region, that owns and operates large portals such as Masrawy, Yallakora, Otlob, and the Digital Media Platform line of products, Mazika, that provides the leading mobile & broadband operators of the MENA region with the technology to distribute digital content (audio & video) services.
Mixing Business with Technology for over 11 years entirely focused on the web and internet industry, witnessing the rise of the internet in the region in the early 90’s, Mr. Kamel decided this was his career. He joined LINKdotNET in 1999 and acclaimed multiple roles since then, ranging from Technical Manager of MSN Arabia In 2001 and MSN Maghreb, managing all technical operations of preparation, development and launch of the giant portal, Service Operations Manager of all LINK’s Products, to Consulting for Connect Ads (the MENA region largest Digital Agency) since its inception.
After the major acquisition of the largest Egyptian portals by LINKdotNET, Mr. Kamel held the position of General Manager of Technologies, in which he was in charge of all technical teams related to the product’s projects, with a special attention to R&D projects.
It is worth mentioning that Mr. Kamel, in his position as General Manager of Technologies, has turned Mazika.com from a small product to a service product extended to 9 mobile operators in the region powered by Mazika platform, and based on this achievement, Mr. Kamel was given the responsibility of launching and managing Middle East and North Africa’s first and only legal online Arabic movies and television series’ distribution service, Shofha.com.
Recently he held the position of Masrawy.com’s General Manager, where he had an active role in shaping LINKonLINE’s technology roadmaps. Through his leadership as the General Manager, the site has become more famous, with better content quality, and has been recognized by the internet users as one of the most credible source of information in Egypt.
“I am thrilled to lead LINKonLINE through this exciting new era in the online services industry,” commented Mr. Kamel. “LINKonLINE is an online entertainment services pioneer and I intend to continue its leadership and to replicate its success in Egypt to the Middle East and North Africa with new initiatives and services that will provide our users and mobile users with the latest and greatest online experience in means of applications and devices.”
LINKdotNET, the leading Internet Service and Solutions Provider, is a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Holding Company, the largest integrated telecommunications services provider in the region.
LINKdotNET has regional offices in Dubai, UAE; Riyadh, KSA; Qatar; Algeria; and Islamabad, Pakistan. The company employs more than 1400 consultants, web developers and support staff in Egypt and the Region to deliver world class Internet and e-solutions to its users and clients.
The company has won several awards and earned a variety of certifications in Internet-related fields. LINKdotNET is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Integrated E-Business Solutions, Microsoft Business Solutions, Custom Development Solutions, Information Worker Solutions and Advanced Infrastructure Solutions. LINKdotNET is also ISO 9001:2001 and CMMI level 3 certified.
LINKdotNET also won the award of the best internet service provider in the Middle East and North Africa.
LINKdotNET is, in brief, the Regions powerhouse that provides, maintains, develops and promotes Internet solutions and services.
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