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Oman Telecommunications Company
Key people
Sultan bin Hamdoun Al Harthy (Chairman of the Board),[1]
Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari (CEO)[1]
Number of employees

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) is the first telecommunications company in Oman and is the primary provider of internet services in the country. Omantel ac.[2] The government of Oman owns a 51% share in Omantel.[3] In the biggest transaction of its kind in MENA region, Omantel acquired 21.9% of Zain Group stake in 2017. T

Omantel has established itself as a major international hub, with currently ten 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. ^ "Omani government raises $530m from sale of 19% of Omantel".
  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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