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Omani fixed broadband subscriptions rise by 5% in first 5 months, mobile broadband up 1%

Monday 22 July 2019 | 09:14 CET | News
The total number of  fixed broadband subscriptions in Oman surged by 5.1 percent to 446,039 in May 2019 from 424,284 on 31 December 2018, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). Fixed broadband connections at faster than 256 kbps increased by 5.2 percent to 443,884 whereas fixed internet connections at less than 256 kbps fell by 3.3 per cent to 2,155 subscriptions at the end of May, NCSI said. 

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