Omantel

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Oman Telecomunications Company
Public
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 1996
Headquarters Muscat,
Oman
Key people
Sultan bin Hamdoun Al Harthy (Chairman of the Board),[1]
Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari (CEO)[1]
Revenue Increase $600 Million
Increase $100 Million
Number of employees
2,700
Slogan Together.
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.

In 2015 it announced a project that will implement FTTH technology in the country.[4] The same year, it won an award for its human resources standard of quality.[5]

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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. 
  4. ^ "Omantel rolls out high speed internet connection via fibre-to-the-home technology", Times of Oman, March 16 2015. Accessed 06 July 2015
  5. ^ "Omantel bags MENA Excellence Award in Employee Engagement", Times of Oman, May 26 2015. Accessed 06 July 2015.

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