Omantel- the largest telecom operator in the Sultanate and the pioneering leader in the digitalization- signed a partnership agreement with du, to provide its award-winning IPTV service platform in the Sultanate. Through this regional first tie up between the operators, Omantel will be able to launch IPTV service in its local market using du’s IPTV platform, thereby reducing its time-to-market and offering its customers a world-class IPTV experience. The partnership agreement provides an opportunity for du to expand the regional reach of its IPTV platform.
Mr. Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari, Chief Executive Officer, Omantel, said: “We strive to further enhance our leadership of digitalization in the Sultanate through different aspects. We are pleased to enter into this partnership agreement with du which will enable us to offer our customers state-of-the-art IPTV service. As the owner of Oman’s largest IP network, we believe IPTV provides a unique opportunity to offer our customers unmatched broadcast quality for on-demand entertainment services”.
Mr. Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, du, said: “Our partnership with Omantel marks a significant step for us as we continue in our steadfast growth throughout the region. We are now a regional ICT player, having diversified from pure telecommunications, and we’re expanding our offerings for regional incumbents”.
This new partnership is demonstrative of the collaboration potential between regional operators that can reduce costs, and create a new order where operators do not have to build infrastructure from scratch, but can rely on partners to launch new services and sharing best practices & offerings.