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Oman TRA plans to set up internet exchange point

Wednesday 27 May 2015 | 11:05 CET | News
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is keen to set up an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Oman. In a public consultation document, the regulator says thanks to continuous growth in the internet eco-system and overall web traffic, the benefits of establishing a local IXP have been increasing in recent years. Deploying a local IXP can reduce transmission costs, improve performance and enhance internet service by adding resiliency and robustness. Despite increasing demand, there has been no market-led initiative to set up an IXP in Oman, and telecoms operators have had to seek

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Categories: Internet
Companies: TRA
Countries: Oman
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