Omantel, the first provider of
telecommunication services in the Sultanate, has played a great role in
connecting the Sultanate’s regions together and connecting it to the rest of
Over the past 46 year of the blessed
Renaissance, Omantel has been a key player in the development process witnessed
by the Sultanate. Omantel today provides a wide array of integrated telecommunication
services that meet the needs of individuals, government organisations and private
companies. It also caters to the needs of the local and international telecom companies
through its wholesale business unit.
In-line with its strategy to ensure
customer satisfaction, Omantel offers the broadest choice, widest coverage and
state-of-the-art mobile and fixed broadband services. The company is also investing heavily in
expanding its network to meet the needs of the customers and ensure providing
them the best customer experience.
As it operates in a very dynamic
sector, Omantel always seeks to keep pace with the new technologies to ensure that
its customers enjoy the infinite benefits and competitive edges offered by
these technologies. Omantel was the first operator in the Sultanate to introduce
LTE and FTTH technologies which offered unmatched super-fast internet speeds
and improve the overall broadband experience of our customers. Omantel has
played a tremendous role in positioning the Sultanate among top countries with
the fastest 4G networks in the world. Omantel has established a dedicated
division focused on delivering Information Communication Technology (ICT) to
the public and private sector clients across the Sultanate. The newly formed
ICT division offers clients unprecedented opportunity for comprehensive
technology solutions, made possible my Omantel’s leading global partnerships
and expansive network infrastructure.
Omantel has a very strong brand presence,
locally and internationally. It has been
voted by international independent firms, as the most valuable brand in the
Sultanate as well as the best brand in Oman in general and among the telecom sector
in particular. Omantel was also recognized with the ‘Excellence in Building
National Talents’ award. Omantel’s mobile application was awarded with the
Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment services ‘Best Private Sector
Mobile Service’ award. It was also recognized with the ‘Most Trusted Brand’ in
the Sultanate and recently won two regional awards in the annual MEIRS
conference. Omantel was also named ‘Brand of the Year’ at the world branding
forum in London. It was also awarded ‘EUroppean Quality Choice’ prize by the
European Society for Quality Research (ESQR).
In terms of SME support, Omantel has
been supporting this sector as it is expected to play a significant role in
realizing the economic growth plans and help creating more jobs and
entrepreneurship opportunities for young Omanis. Omantel has also launched
innovative telecommunication solutions that were tailored to meet the needs of
SMEs, In addition to several CSR initiatives and sponsorships of events to
support this vital sector.
Omantel has launched SME Business
Excellence Awards in 2012, an initiative aimed at boosting the SME sector,
recognizing the rising entrepreneurs and supporting economic growth.