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Omantel
Omantel launches Jawazak GCC voice plan

Omantel recently launched the Jawazak GCC voice plan for customers travelling to other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The plan priced at RO2 gives customers 25 minutes of talktime during which they can receive incoming calls, make local calls within the roaming country, and also make outgoing calls to Oman. The plan comes with a […]

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Omantel to declare results after finalising Zain accounts

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), the largest telecom firm in the Sultanate, said that the company is currently not in a position to disclose the initial unaudited financial results as Zain group is yet announce its financial results. Zain group, which is 21.9 per cent owned by Omantel, is treated as a subsidiary of Omantel and […]

TELECOM
IoT
Ooredoo, National Electricity Centre to build Oman’s first IoT network

Ooredoo has signed an agreement with National Electricity Centre (NEC) to build a state-of-the-art Internet of Things (IoT) network system to facilitate the seamless convergence of wireless technologies, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), micro services and the internet. Planned for completion in Q1 2018, the network will be powered by technology sourced from Sagemcom, Europe’s leading communications […]

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Omantel
Omantel, InterTouch join hands to provide solutions for tourism industry

Omantel has entered into a partnership with InterTouch, an integrated technology solutions provider for the global hospitality industry, to deliver reliable and secure connectivity, multi-media and managed network solutions for the tourism and hospitality industry in Oman. Omantel’s ICT division is expanding its portfolio to include comprehensive solutions for international hotels so that they can […]

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Omantel awarded European ‘Quality Choice Prize’

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), the premier telecom provider in Oman, has been awarded the ‘Quality Choice Prize 2017’ by the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) for the second year in a row. Omantel received the award at the Society’s recent awards ceremony in Vienna, Austria. The ESQR’s Quality Choice committee takes a comprehensive look […]

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Omantel
Omantel completes Zain acquisition

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) has won the bid to acquire 12.1 per cent of the issued share capital in Mobile Telecommunications Company (Zain), making Omantel the second largest shareholder in Zain Group, with a 21.9 per cent stake. The acquisition creates a new digital telecom powerhouse, capable of leading digital transformation across the Mena region, said […]

TELECOM
Ooredoo
Ooredoo completes 4G network upgrades in 500 locations

Ooredoo has added 500 new 4G locations to its network in different governorates of the Sultanate, allowing even more customers to enjoy the Internet Ooredoo is committed to becoming the Sultanate’s data experience leaders by providing a high-speed network engineered to deliver great connectivity to customers across the country. Digital experience The company is set […]

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Ooredoo to expand 4G coverage to 90 per cent with 1,000 new locations

Ooredoo is taking data experience leadership to the next level with a massive network boost, digital experience and the launch of a group-wide brand campaign: Enjoy the Internet.   The company will be adding a massive 1,000 new locations to expand its 4G coverage to cover 90 per cent. Addressing a press conference recently Ooredoo Oman […]

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omantel
Omantel launches automated self-service cloud portal

Omantel has announced that it is launching an automated self-service cloud platform along with its cloud services subsidiary – Oman Data Park (ODP) – for customers to purchase virtual infrastructure and applications as well as automatically configure them. This offering is a step ahead of the current-generation of static services such as web hosting, domain hosting […]

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Omantel completes acquisition of Zain’s minority stake for RO326mn

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) has won a bid to acquire 425.7 million treasury shares of Mobile Telecommunications Company (Zain), which represent 9.84 per cent at an offer price of 0.600 Kuwait dinar. The acquisition was for a total cash consideration of OMR325.6 million ($846.1 million), according to a press release. This announcement was made after […]