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Omantel
Omantel to acquire additional 12.1 per cent stake in Kuwait’s Zain

The majority state-owned Omantel signed the agreement to acquire a total of 521.97 million shares for RO520mn     A share purchase agreement to acquire an additional 12.1 per cent stake in Kuwait’s Mobile Telecommunications (Zain) Company was signed by Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) with three stake holders of the Kuwait telecom firm. The majority state-owned […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Jim Maxwell_Ooredoo
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 […]