Category: TELECOM

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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 […]

Technology
Ooredoo CEO
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 […]

TELECOM
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 Zain
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 […]

Interviews
Talal Said CEO
Committed to digitisation

Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari, CEO, Omantel shares his thoughts on the company’s performance, investment in infrastructure upgradation and future plans.  Mayank Singh reports Can you give us an overview of Omantel’s performance in 2016 and Q1 2017? The company’s revenue reached RO132.6mn in Q1 2017, while the net profit reached RO23.8mn compared to RO34.8mn […]

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Omantel
Omantel expands fibre optic services in Muscat

          Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), the Sultanate’s leading provider of integrated telecommunication services, announced the launch of fibre optic services to homes across Al Ghubra and Azaiba. The roll out will enable thousands of residents in those areas to benefit from high-speed fibre optic technology with competitive prices, giving customers great […]