Latest Telecoms News about Oman

Oman to Boost Rural Phone Coverage

  Oman's two mobile networks and the telecoms regulator have jointly agreed a programme to expand mobile coverage to 250 rural villages over the next couple of years....

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Oman Plans Clamp Down on Roaming Bill Shock

  Oman's telecom's regulator, the TRA is reportedly planning a roaming cap that would come into effect later this year....

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Strong Demand for Omantel Shares

  The first phase of a sale of shares in Omantel was nearly twice over subscribed as the government seeks to reduce its stake to just over half of the company....

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WhatsApp Faces Regulatory Hurdles Launching Voice Service

  Oman's telecoms regulator has warned that plans by the OTT app, WhatsApp to offer voice calls over its service will still need regulatory approval....

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Oman Government to Start Sale of Omantel Shares Next Week

  The Oman government will start the sale of a 19% stake in the state-controlled telecoms network, Omantel next week....

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Middle-East Regulators Discuss Curbs on Mobile Roaming Costs

  The telecoms regulators from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have held their ninth meeting to discuss reforms of mobile roaming rates between their nations....

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Oman Government to Push Ahead with Omantel Shares Sale

  Oman's government has confirmed that it will be pushing ahead with plans to sell a stake in the state-controlled telco, Omantel....

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Nawras Profits Fall on Higher Costs Despite Rising Customer Base

  Oman based mobile network operator, Nawras has reported that its fourth-quarter revenues rose by 2.7 percent over the previous year, although its net profit fell by 2.9 percent at the same time....

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Moody's assigns A3 issuer rating to Omantel; stable outlook

  The debt ratings agency said that its rating assignment reflects Omantel's strong financial profile, which is reflected by the company's solid free cash flow generation....

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Nawras Names New CEO With Immediate Effect

  Oman's Nawras has named Greg Young as the company's CEO with immediate effect. He is replacing Ross Cormack, who has been appointed as the new CEO of Ooredoo in Myanmar....

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