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Ooredoo Oman offers cheaper Fibre Home Internet service with 12-month contract

Published 02 Jun 2020 09:54 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has reduced the price of its Fibre Home Internet plans when taken with a twelve-month contract. Plans start at OMR 35 per month for a speed of 100 Mbps, rising ...

Ooredoo Oman sees 150% increase in customers using digital channels

Published 01 Jun 2020 14:26 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman's contact centre has reported a massive 150 percent rise in traffic on its social media and digital platforms compared to the first quarter of the year. Catering ...

Oman TRA confirms disruption in 5G services

Published 22 May 2020 08:42 CET | Oman

Oman's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has issued an explanation to users of the 5G networks provided by Omantel and Ooredoo. TRA said that the 5G networks are ...

Omani residential internet access and smartphone ownership dip by 1% from 2019

Published 21 May 2020 11:05 CET | Oman

Household smartphone ownership in Oman has reached 95 percent and residential access to the internet has grown to 94 percent, according to a survey by the Ministry of ...

Ooredoo Oman helps new entrepreneurs with FURSA training programme

Published 19 May 2020 12:41 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has kicked off a new online educational programme called FURSA to support small and medium enterprise (SME) development in Oman. Established in partnership with ...

Ooredoo Oman introduces new app service to track tickets

Published 18 May 2020 14:07 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has introduced a new app service to raise and track tickets . People can use the Ooredoo app to access a number of features. They can renew their ID information, ...

Ooredoo Oman offers 50% off for Riyada cardholders

Published 18 May 2020 11:09 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman is offering 50 percent off new subscriptions for its Ooredoo Internet Professional (OIP) and Shahry Business eezee plans especially for Riyada (Public Authority ...

Ooredoo Oman donates Covid-19 test equipment to cut analysis time

Published 13 May 2020 14:15 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has donated medical testing supplies to Sultan Qaboos University Hospital in Muscat to help in the fight against Covid-19. The GeneExpert devices are designed to ...

MTC and Huawei ink partnership to develop Omani ICT ecosystem

Published 06 May 2020 15:47 CET | Oman

Oman's ICT  ministry (MTC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to launch a new collaborative effort to develop the country's digital society and ICT ...

Omantel App provides more digital services during covid-19 pandemic

Published 06 May 2020 15:37 CET | Oman

Omantel says its smartphone and tablets App has been fully revamped for people during the coronavirus pandemic in Oman. The updated application features a modern design and ...

Ooredoo Oman doubles speeds during Maktabi promo

Published 06 May 2020 13:56 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman is offering double speeds for free with Maktabi plans. Both new and existing users can benefit from up to 20 Mbps bandwidth at no extra cost, along with mobile ...

Ooredoo Oman offers 5G business internet plans

Published 05 May 2020 14:06 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has rolled out 5G and with it, plans designed for businesses, to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Small Office, Home Offices (SoHo's). With a ...

Ooredoo Oman upgrades Musandam site as network coverage reaches whole population

Published 04 May 2020 10:22 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says it has completed the upgrade of the Kumzar site in Musandam as part of plans to enhance its network,, which has now reached 99 percent coverage. It has ...

Ooredoo Oman launches 5G Home Internet plans

Published 04 May 2020 10:00 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has launched 5G Home Internet plans at OMR 28 per month for 20 Mbps service and OMR 35 per month for 100 Mbps. Customers will get connectivity up to ten times ...

Omantel offers free use of Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Teams and IGTIMAATI

Published 01 May 2020 11:31 CET | Oman

Omantel is collaborating with Cisco to provide the WebEx service free of charge for three months, a Teams free trial for six months in partnership with Microsoft, and four ...

Ooredoo Oman revenue falls 2% in Q1

Published 30 Apr 2020 09:45 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman's revenues for the first quarter ended 31 March were QAR 638 million, down by almost 2 percent compared with QAR 650 million in Q1 2019. The revenue reduction ...

Ooredoo Oman launches female version of AI chatbot

Published 29 Apr 2020 13:04 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has introduced its AI-based chatbot 'Saeeda', a female version of its original chatbot Saeed. Customers can now choose their preferred persona when accessing the ...

TRA Oman issues guidelines to avoid network overload

Published 29 Apr 2020 11:25 CET | Oman

Oman's Telecommunications Regulations Authority (TRA) has issued general guidelines to decrease pressure on the communications network. It advises avoiding use of the ...

Ooredoo Oman offers free unlimited local calls with top-ups

Published 28 Apr 2020 13:20 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says its offering free unlimited local calls for up to ten days to keep people connected during Ramadan. Until 17 May, all Shababiah prepaid users can take ...

Ooredoo Oman joins Dar Al Atta'a to help families affected by Covid-19

Published 28 Apr 2020 11:29 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman has pledged funds to Dar Al Atta'a's relief initiative for those financially impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Called "Together in Hardship and Ease", the is ...

Oman internet user base reaches 3.9 million

Published 28 Apr 2020 11:26 CET | Middle East, Oman

The number of internet users in Oman is around 3.9 million, according to the seventh report for the Internet in the Arab World, published by the Arabic Network for Human ...

Ooredoo Oman offers 150 GB extra data every month for business customers

Published 27 Apr 2020 10:18 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman says its Ooredoo Business customers can get up to 150 GB extra local data free every month during the lockdown with its Shahry Business 'eezee' plans until 18 ...

Omantel claims 12,000 eFloos digital wallet users

Published 24 Apr 2020 10:05 CET | Oman

Omantel says its eFloos digital wallet has now enabled over 12,000 users to perform transactions to India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Nepal, the UK, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt and ...

Ooredoo Oman offers week's unlimited calls for OMR 1

Published 21 Apr 2020 13:42 CET | Oman

Ooredoo Oman is offering unlimited national calls for one week for OMR 1. All prepaid and postpaid customers can take advantage of the reduced price plan, which can be ...

TRA Oman launches plan to cover 500 remote villages

Published 21 Apr 2020 10:01 CET | Oman

Oman's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has introduced a plan to provide telecom services to 500 rural villages at a cost of OMR 15 million. The project received ...

 

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