Omantel expands FTTH in Al Batinah North

11 Jul 2017

Omantel Telecommunications Company (Omantel), the Sultanate’s incumbent fixed and mobile operator, has launched its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) services in new locations of the Al Batinah North region. Residents in several areas of the wilayats of Suhar, Suwaiq, Saham, Shinas and Liwa are now able to access broadband at maximum downstream speeds of 200Mbps, reports the Oman Tribune. ‘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,’ commented Bakhit Salim Kashoob, Senior Manager of Omantel in Batinah, Musandam and Buraimi, adding: ‘By generating an enriched experience for our customers, we help promote digital inclusion for the community around us.’