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StarzPlay partners with Omantel to increase viewership

Omantel subscribers can now enjoy premium packages from Starzplay for six months, free of charge. As part of the deal, StarzPlay is now available via the telco operators home internet plan.  Omantel subscribers with an average spend of $67 per month on the entertainment package can have access to StarzPlay complimentary for six months. However, those [...]

Omantel picks Ericsson for 5G network extension in Oman

Omantel has chosen Ericsson to sustain the ongoing 5G radio access network (RAN) expansion plans in a multi-year partnership in Oman. Ericsson will assist Omantels commercial 5G expansion at key locations across Oman, including Salalah, Nizwa and Sur. Ericsson technology will allow Omantel to extend coverage while at the same time will be providing a [...]

Omantel launches new SVOD service

Omantel has recently announced the launched of its unique SVOD service called PlayVOD in partnership with Digital Virgo, a French-based company. The new service, available in five languages, offers Omantel customers access to a rich library of more than 3,000 movies and TV series, mixing international and regional content. Aladdin Abdullah Bait Fadhil, Acting Vice [...]

Omantel and Ooredoo unveil 5G roadmap

The Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) has authorised two telecom operators Omantel and Ooredoo the right to use a 100MHz 5G spectrum, which will offer endless opportunities for upgrading their services.  Both the telecom companies will construct and install 4,400 stations to operate 5G technology in the next five years, including 1,000 stations in the year [...]

Vuclip collaborates with Omantel to provide video services in Oman

Vuclip, a PCCW media company and the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets, and Omantel, Omans first telecommunications company, have allied. Vuclip will provide Viu, its leading OTT video service, to Omantel mobile customers across the country. The collaboration comes as part of Vius expansion into the Middle East market. Through this partnership, Omantel will provide its mobile [...]

Omantel launched the YouTube Pass in Oman

Omantel, the Sultanates premier telecommunications provider, launched YouTube Pass, a great value for money offer, allowing customers to enjoy streaming on the most popular video-sharing platform YouTube for only 300 baisas valid for 3 hours. Commenting on the launch of the latest attractive offer, Musbah Madi, Senior Manager, Segment Management at Omantel said, We are [...]

MBC and Omantel partner up for easy subscription to Shahid Plus

Omantel, the first telecom provider in Oman, announced its partnership with MBC Group to allow customers to conveniently subscribe to Shahid Plus service by using their mobile credit. Shahid Plus is a leading premium video-on-demand (VOD) service in the Arab world. This offer is available to Omantel postpaid and prepaid customers. Said Salim Al Shanfari, [...]