touch and Homenetmen Women’s Basketball team celebrate winning three trophies this season

Beirut – March 22, 2019: touch, the leading mobile telecommunications operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, celebrated Homenetmen Women’s Basketball team for winning three trophies this season. The team subsequently visited touch’s head office and presented their trophies to touch Chief Executive Officer, Emre Gurkan.

touch is one of the major sponsors of the Homenetmen basketball club, and has been supporting the women’s team for several years. Homenetmen women’s team won the Super Cup, Lebanese Cup, and the Arab Championship, which is another one of their numerous accomplishments during the years.

Commenting on the latest silverware, Emre Gurkan said, “I would like to congratulate the Homenetmen Women Basketball Team for getting off with a strong start to dominating their way to the finals and winning the Lebanese Cup 2019 Championship. This is a very proud moment for us at touch and we look forward to many more future achievements throughout their basketball journey. We will continue to support both the Women and Men Homenetmen Basketball team, not only for their outstanding talent during their tournaments, but for the synergy and team work they bring to every game.”

Taline Khatchadourian, the club’s Manager, commented, “On behalf of Homenetmen Antelias, I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for touch’s commitment to making this team successful. The company’s generous contribution helped make our vision a reality by achieving three trophies this season: Arab Championship, Super Cup and Lebanese Cup. Homenetmen Antelias will be the only team representing Lebanon in West Asia on April 2019, and we hope to add this trophy to our cupboards. We look forward to a strong long term partnership with touch in the coming years.”

touch’s support of Homenetmen basketball reflects the company’s philosophy to back athletic talent, and basketball is an obvious sport given its loyal fanbase and its position as one of the most popular sports in the country. Homenetmen is a highly admired and successful team in the league.

About touch

touch is the leading mobile operator in Lebanon, managed by Zain Group, the pioneering mobile and data services operator in the Middle East and Africa. In the last thirteen years of operations under Zain’s management, touch has had many success stories, providing cutting-edge services and technology to its consumers.

Drawing from Zain’s regional expertise providing telecommunication and mobile data services to 50 million users, touch has devised and adopted a consumer-centric strategy. touch’s range of services and its 3.9G and 4.5G coverage of all Lebanese territories has allowed it to gain a 54% wireless telecommunication market share in Lebanon. touch employs specialized and competent Lebanese personnel that aims to provide the latest in telecommunication services and products to the local community to help it grow in a more sustainable way.

touch, with the backing of Zain and its cooperation with the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, dedicates all its resources to keeping up with the latest in telecom and mobile data. It offers a 24/7 call center service to cater to the need of its customers for uninterrupted connection.

touch values the local community, perceiving it as a major partner; its mission and vision reflect a dedication to humanitarian, social, and cultural causes, as well as creativity and innovation, which it considers integral to advancing its social responsibility program.


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