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Ooredoo Oman adds more areas to home fibre coverage

Published 12 Apr 2021 08:57 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has added more areas to its Fibre Home Internet service. Those living in Ruwi Expansion in Muscat and in Samiel Industrial Area are among the growing number of ...

Omani mobile phone subscriptions fall 3% in February, postpaid subscriptions up 34%

Published 08 Apr 2021 11:20 CET | Oman

Omani mobile phone subscriptions decreased by 3 percent to 6.18 million in February from 6.37 million in the same month of 2020, according to Telecommunications Regulatory ...

Omani active mobile broadband subscriptions rise 12% in February, fixed subscriptions up 7%

Published 08 Apr 2021 11:12 CET | Oman

The total number of active mobile broadband subscriptions in Oman rose by 12 percent to 5.16 million in February from 4.60 million a year earlier, according to ...

Omantel launches 5G international roaming in Gulf

Published 07 Apr 2021 11:31 CET | Oman

Omantel has announced the introduction of 5G international roaming. It said it has made this international roaming facility available in the Gulf through regional partners. ...

Ooredoo Oman offers chance to try out 5G mobile network

Published 07 Apr 2021 11:26 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says its 5G mobile network is now live and it is offering customers the chance for a limited time to try it out. Any customers with 5G-enabled Huawei handsets in ...

Oman Towers signs deal with property developer Al Mouj Muscat

Published 01 Apr 2021 10:12 CET | Oman

Oman's Al Mouj Muscat has entered a partnership with Oman Towers Company (OTC) for new telecoms towers to be installed at the leisure and lifestyle destination, in order to ...

Ooredoo Oman launches Nojoom raffle draw

Published 31 Mar 2021 14:56 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has introduced the Nojoom Raffle Draw and all members of the loyalty points scheme will automatically be entered into the daily and weekly draws. The 2,500 ...

Ooredoo Oman gives up to 1.5 GB data free valid for 24 hours with top-ups

Published 29 Mar 2021 15:06 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says prepaid customers can now get up to 1.5 GB of data free of charge valid for 24 hours with OMR 1, OMR 2 and OMR 3 top-ups. The offer runs until 21 June and ...

Omantel enters channel partnership with Huawei for enterprise products

Published 26 Mar 2021 08:43 CET | Oman

Omantel has entered into another channel partnership with Huawei, to offer all of Huawei's enterprise products. These will be sold by Omantel to provide integrated solutions ...

Ooredoo Oman auctions off vanity telephone numbers for charity

Published 22 Mar 2021 15:06 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman can soon choose a nine-digit telephone number at an Ooredoo charity auction. From 25 to 30 March, customers can bid for 100 of Ooredoo's most sought-after ...

Ooredoo Oman expands Musandam footprint with new Dibba Store

Published 22 Mar 2021 11:17 CET | Oman

Ooredoo continues to expand its reach throughout the Sultanate, offering a growing number of customers access to its fast, reliable network and convenient services. Even ...

MoneyGram signs deal to join Pay+ mobile wallet in Oman

Published 19 Mar 2021 11:17 CET | Oman

MoneyGram International has announced an agreement to launch its international money transfer capabilities on Pay+, a mobile wallet run by Ooredoo Oman and the National Bank ...

Omantel fended off 123 million cyber attacks in 2020

Published 18 Mar 2021 15:15 CET | Oman

Omantel's corporate security infrastructure thwarted 435,000 signalling attacks, attempted hacks that take advantage of a weakness in the design of Signalling System 7 (SS7) ...

Ooredoo Oman opens data centre in Baushar

Published 17 Mar 2021 10:03 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says its 7,000 square metre data centre facility in Baushar is now open. It was completed in less than twelve months is equipped to fulfil growing demand for ...

Oman blocks access to Clubhouse

Published 16 Mar 2021 13:21 CET | Oman

The Oman Telecommunications Regulator Authority said access to the new audio chat app Clubhouse has been cut off, The Associated Press reported. Omar al-Abri, an official at ...

Omantel and Huawei provide 5G and AI to Hutchison Ports Sohar

Published 15 Mar 2021 12:50 CET | Oman

Omantel and Huawei have entered a tri-party Proof of Concept with Hutchison Ports Sohar to use 5G and Artificial Intelligence to streamline port operations and enhance ...

OMREN starts internet speed test service

Published 11 Mar 2021 10:56 CET | Oman

The Oman Research and Education Network (OMREN) of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation has launched an internet speed test service called 'OMREN ...

Ooredoo Oman enhances Shababiah monthly plans in promotion until 22 March

Published 09 Mar 2021 15:31 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says it is offering prepaid Shababiah users an enhanced plan that includes unlimited minutes to Ooredoo and free bonus data. Until 22 March, new and existing ...

Ooredoo Oman brings Safe & Sound app on stream

Published 04 Mar 2021 15:17 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has rolled out 'Safe & Sound', a family safety mobile app based on Smith Micro Software's SafePath Family platform. It is available to Android smartphone and ...

Ooredoo Oman app downloads exceed 1 mln

Published 04 Mar 2021 15:12 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says its application has exceeded 1 million downloads. It provides functions including ID renewal, SIM card orders, data transfer, local and international credit ...

Ooredoo Oman adds more Fibre Home locations

Published 04 Mar 2021 15:09 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says it has added more locations to its high-speed broadband network thanks to Ooredoo's Fibre Home Internet plans. The network has recently expanded to include ...

Omantel Group FY net profit falls 24%, revenue down 3%

Published 01 Mar 2021 09:57 CET | Oman

Omantel Group said net profit fell by 24 percent to OMR 229.0 million in the year ended 31 December 2020 from OMR 299.7 million in 2019. Revenue dipped 3 percent to OMR 2.51 ...

Datamount Centre to provide cloud services for OPAL

Published 19 Feb 2021 14:49 CET | Oman

Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Jebel Akdhar Data Centre (Datamount) in Oman, to create the OPAL Cloud. The ...

Oman Broadband takes bids from contractors to instal overhead cables on electricity poles

Published 19 Feb 2021 11:01 CET | Oman

State-owned Oman Broadband Company, which is implementing the National Broadband Strategy, plans to install fibre optic cable (FOC) across existing power lines, as a ...

Oman's TRA opens public consultation on regulatory sandbox

Published 17 Feb 2021 13:41 CET | Oman

Oman's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced a public consultation on its regulatory "sandbox", with which telecom service providers and researchers can ...

 

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