Omantel

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Oman Telecomunications Company
Type Public
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1996
Headquarters Muscat,
Oman
Key people Sultan bin Hamdoun Al Harthy (Chairman of the Board),[1]
Amer bin Awadh Al Rawas (CEO)[1]
Revenue Increase $600 Million
Net income Increase $100 Million
Employees 2,700
Website omantel.om

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) is the first telecommunications company in Oman and is the primary provider of internet services in the country. Omantel acquired a 65% share in WorldCall Pakistan in April 2008.[2] The government of Oman owns a 70% share in Omantel.[3]

Omantel has established it self as a major international hub, with currently 10 submarine cables landing in Oman, e.g. TWA, EIG, PLAG, Falcon, EPEG, SMW-3, Mena, POI, OMRAN, GBI and BBG.

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  1. ^ a b "Oman Telecommunications Company". Google Finance. Retrieved March 5, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Omantel acquires 65% stake in WorldCall Pakistan". Inside Telephony. April 19, 2008. Retrieved March 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ Cordahi, James (October 18, 2007). "Emirates Telecom says eyeing Omantel stake". Reuters (Thomson Reuters). Retrieved March 5, 2009. 

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