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Omantel expands fibre optic services in North Al Batinah

 Staff Reporter


Omantel has expanded its fibre optic services in Al Batinah North region. The expansion will give thousands of residents access to high-speed fibre optic technology (FTTH) in several areas in the Willayats of Suhar, Suwaiq, Saham, Shinas and Liwa.

Residents of Muwaileh in Suhar, Liwa Al Jadida in Liwa, Al Shabia, Al Aqar, Al Safia and Al Baliydah in Shinas Deel Al Brayk in Sahamin addition to Bateha Al Sahel, Al Qurha, Bateha Hilal (east police station), Al Shuraisa (south Health Centre).

Omantel is the only operator in the Sultanate that provides triple play services (voice, data and IPTV) via fibre optics.

The services are available at competitive prices, providing customers with excellent value for money while providing unmatched quality and speed for online gaming, video streaming with download speeds of up to 200mbps.

Upon subscription, customers will receive free internet for the first month, as well as a free Wi-Fi router. Customers who are currently subscribed to Omantel’s ADSL services can maintain their fixed line numbers when they choose to upgrade to FTTH.

Haitham Abdullah Al Kharusi, Vice President Consumer Business Unit, Omantel, said: “We left no stone unturned to enable the Sultanate to be at the forefront of technology application, with some of the highest connectivity and smartphone usage rates in the GCC through converged networks. We are delighted to announce the extension of our FTTH coverage to new areas in North Al Batinah and are honoured to be Oman’s digital partner of choice with the largest fibre optic network in the Sultanate.”

Bakhit Salim Kashoob, Senior Manager of Omantel in Batinah, Musandam and Buraimi said: “In line with the government’s vision for digital transformation, Omantel heavily invests in expanding its operations in the Sultanate, and ensuring that our robust telecom infrastructure is more accessible to people. By generating an enriched experience for our customers, we help promote digital inclusion for the community around us.”

In addition, customers have the option of purchasing value added services such as Omantel’s TV+ service starting from an additional 4 rials with OSN package which now comes with free two months subscription, as well as the Smart Home System for just 3 rials a month, the system functions through the Omantel service.

With the constant rise in demand for mobile and fixed broadband services across the Sultanate, Omantel is extensively financing network expansion and modernisation.

Led by the Omantel 3.0 transformation strategy, the brand is committed to continually investing in innovation, streamlining of processes, and revolutionizing their digital smart home and business services. Within the consumer arena, as well as for public and private sector businesses, Omantel is currently the Sultanate’s digital partner of choice.