Omantel Partnership with Muriya Provides Integrated Telecommunications Solutions at Hawana Salalah and Jebel Sifah Destinations

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Omantel will install and maintain high-speed fibre-optic networks and solutions for voice calls and data

Muscat, Oman; XX January, 2018: Omantel, the premier provider of integrated telecommunications services in the Sultanate, has signed a strategic partnership with Muriya, Oman’s largest and most diversified private real estate and tourism developer, to provide its Hawana Salalah and Jebel Sifah destinations with a suite of voice and data offerings for homeowners, hotel guests and visitors. The partnership will include the installation and maintenance of high-speed fibre-optic networks for fixed and mobile voice calls and data, as well as high-speed broadband services.

Talal Al Mamari , CEO of Omantel said, “We are honoured that Muriya has chosen us as their trusted partner in keeping their customers connected and further fuelling the development of the tourism sector in the Sultanate. Our commitment remains to provide service standards that exceed customer expectations, keeping with our digital transformation strategy 3.0.”

He added, “The installation will serve as a valuable addition to the infrastructure for tourism in Oman, and reflects Omantel's commitment towards the growth of the national economy. This move is in line with Omantel’s vision to drive organisational integration between the government and private sectors to promote the telecommunications sector in the Sultanate.”
Ahmed Dabbous, CEO of Muriya said, “This is another step in ensuring that the visitors, homeowners and hotel guests of both our destinations are getting the best internet, TV and telephony services. We also take pride in how this partnership with Omantel will contribute to our corporate social responsibility by ensuring that the extension of the fibre-optic network has provided top-of-the-line connectivity services to all the villages along the road from Muscat to Sifah. In addition, this partnership will further upgrade and expand the existing network towers, to ensure safety for travellers along the Sifah road through a reliable and uninterrupted network.”
As the demand for mobile and fixed broadband services continues to rise across the Sultanate, Omantel is investing heavily in network expansion and modernization. Guided by the Omantel 3.0 transformation strategy, the company continues to innovate, streamline and revolutionize its home and business services.

With ten years of solid presence, Muriya, Oman’s largest and most diversified private real estate and tourism developer is committed to contributing to the development of the Sultanate. Through a successful partnership between the internationally acclaimed

builder of fully-integrated towns, Orascom Development Holding (ODH) and Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), Muriya’s strong commitment has resulted in $650 million USD in investments, 1,000 premium hotel rooms in four and five-star hotels in five years, and attracted over 420,000 hotel guest nights in 2017.

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