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Sultan Qaboos University selects Omantel as exclusive network provider

Omantel, the leading provider of integrated telecommunications services in the Sultanate, have announced that they have been selected by the prestigious Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) to roll out integrated telecommunication and infrastructure services.

These services include fiber-optical network services, high-speed mobile and fixed voice services, and broadband services, in order to support and distribute telephone and Internet services to all staff and students.

Sultan Qaboos University is the premier institution of the Sultanate of Oman with strong academic and research activities.

The objective of this partnership is to boost the standard of education at the university, both locally and regionally.

Omantel has an extensive and diverse range of network services such as Internet, fiber optics, mobile, fixed, and unified communications solutions. Through their services, Omantel is uniquely able to support businesses and some of the Sultanate’s largest corporations.

Todd Dick, Vice President of the Enterprise Unit at Omantel, said: “This engagement is a long-term technology partnership as opposed to a one-time project. We are confident that we will work together with SQU to explore further possibilities and offerings that can be delivered to benefit and improve the university’s offerings. High quality mobility and Internet is a key enabler for delivering leading user experiences for students and staff, and we are pleased to be working with SQU to support the growth and development of the education sector in the Sultanate.”

Nasser Musabah Al Zidi ,Director of Center for Information Systems at Sultan Qaboos University, added, “Our students require fast and reliable services to conduct research, connect with staff and fellow students – whenever and wherever needed. Omantel’s services are in line with our objectives to provide our students with the best possible resources to be successful and we are confident that this partnership will enhance the overall competiveness of the university.”

As demand for mobile and fixed broadband services continues to rise across the Sultanate, Omantel is investing heavily in network expansion and modernisation. Guided by the Omantel 3.0 transformation strategy, the company continues to innovate, streamline, and revolutionise its digital smart home and business services. Positioned as the digital partner of choice, in the consumer arena as well as for public and private sector businesses, Omantel is enabling the digital society to flourish and grow across all sectors in the Sultanate.