Category: Technology

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BIG beefs up audio, video and lighting production capabilities

Business International Group (BIG) has announced a major ramp-up of its entertainment and event production capabilities with the acquisition of new state-of-the-art systems that promise to provide a world-class audio-visual experience for audiences in the Sultanate. The high-performance digital systems, comprising Bose Professional ShowMatch arrays of loudspeaker system featuring cutting-edge DeltaQ sound technology, and the […]

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Oman Broadband connects 37,000 homes in Muscat

Oman Broadband Company (OBC), the state-owned firm that develops broadband infrastructure in the country, said that the company has succeeded in connecting more than 37,000 homes and institutions with the broadband network in Muscat Governorate, as well as implementing several independent projects to connect many government and private institutions. The company works in coordination with […]

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Microsoft appoints new country manager for Oman, Bahrain

Microsoft on Monday announced the appointment of Saif Hilal Al Hosni as the country manager for Microsoft Oman and Bahrain. In his new role, Al Hosni will spearhead Microsoft’s efforts to assist public and private-sector organisations in Oman and Bahrain with their digital transformation journeys, as both countries continue to implement their long-term economic-reform programmes. […]

Energy efficiency

MaxR is an intermetallic compound technology that reduces air humidity by up to 50 per cent. Commercial establishments should use MaxR as it helps them save on the energy bills, says Dr Neel Mehta, Sales Director, CITC, Dubai, one of the leading logistics companies, in an interview with Oommen John P Can you share details on the uniqueness […]

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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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Ooredoo to activate SEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable system

Marking a major step towards the completion of a technological and global communications breakthrough, Ooredoo’s Southeast-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable system will be activated this year. Installed at its base station in Qalhat in the Governorate of Ash Sharqiyah South, the 20,000-kilometre cable has been developed as a multi-regional data superhighway that […]

Omantel, OTF ink MoU to develop digital ecosystem

Omantel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Oman Technology Fund (OTF) to explore potential areas of partnership in developing new technology for entrepreneurs in the Sultanate. The MoU was signed by Talal bin Said al Maamari, CEO of Omantel and Eng Yousuf bin Ali al Harthy, CEO, Oman Technology Fund. The MoU […]