OBC to use power network for broadband services

Friday 2 January 2015 | 15:38 CET | News
Oman Broadband Company (OBC) said it will use optical fibre cables connecting high-voltage pylons of Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) to provide high-speed internet services. OBC launched the pilot project in association with OETC and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in Hamam Al Sunub in the Wilayat of Bausher, The Tribune reported. Said Bin Hamdoun Al Harthy, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Ports and Maritime Affairs, said that the pilot project offers a good alternative for OBC to avoid digging and laying new cables. This will

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Omantel
Countries: Oman
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