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Oman Fiber Optic to get plant up and running by November

Tuesday 6 January 2015 | 10:41 CET | News
Oman Fiber Optic's state-of-the-art plant to manufacture fibre optic cables will be ready for production by November, said CEO Mohammed Al Barashdy, according to Muscat Daily. The cable manufacturer is investing OMR 13 million in two factories, one with an installed capacity to produce 14,000-18,000 kilometres of cable and another for the manufacture of 1.6 million fibre kilometres per annum The cable plant was commissioned in March 2014, and the fibre optic cable plant will be ready in November, he told the media at the launch of the company's new logo.

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