Omantel partners with Oman Racing Team to expand brand reach

The Oman Racing Team recently announced a new commercial partnership with Omantel specifically geared toward the countdown to racing champion Ahmad Al Harthy’s 2016 racing season. The announcement recognizes one of two of the new partners backing the Aston Martin Middle East and North Africa Ambassador this year. “It is such an honor to be partnering with Omantel,” Al Harthy said. Read More »

Ominvest named a diamond sponsor for Oman Economic Forum

The Oman International Development and Investment Company Co. SAOG (Ominvest) was named a diamond sponsor for the Oman Economic Forum on March 23 and 24. This year's forum, titled "Oman: a Bridge between Asia and GCC," will discuss the most recent developments within the economy. The leaders will also discuss current investment opportunities and Omani-Asian economic relations. Read More »

Oman Air to utilize SmartKargo services to increase cargo sales

SmartKargo recently was selected to provide air cargo and management solutions for Oman Air. SmartKargo aims to power the cargo sales and operations for Oman Air through its cloud-based cargo platform. SmartKargo's digital platform offers a variety of benefits that include electronic airway billing, a pricing system designed for all budgets and fast turnaround on all jobs. Read More »

Oman Air renews in-flight content services deal with GEE

Oman Air recently renewed its in-flight entertainment (IFE) content service agreement with Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE). Under the multiyear agreement, GEE will offer a wide range of IFE content services including movies, television, music and games. Travelers aboard Oman Air flights will also have access to a new passenger tablet system that features the iPad. Read More »

Omantel partners with Cisco to improve Oman's telecom, network services

Omantel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Cisco to improve the sultanate's leading telecommunications services as part of a long-term plan to transform the company and its presence in the network and data services sector. As part of the memorandum, Omantel and Cisco have agreed to partner in efforts to enhance managed network, data center and virtualization solutions. Read More »

Back2Business Oman wraps up third networking event

Business representatives, social media experts, investors and professionals across the Gulf region came together to attend the third Back2Business Oman. Organized by numerous nonprofit business councils, including the Oman American Business Center, Back2Business Oman is the biggest business networking event in the sultanate and attracts companies from a variety of sectors. Read More »

Oman’s 4G LTE network ranked 13th fastest in the world

Open Signal recently said Oman has the 13th fastest 4G LTE network worldwide and credited telecommunications services and supplier Omantel for the sultanate's ranking.Oman latest ranking is an increase of 10 places in just three months and place Oman in a position to exceed advanced countries. Open Signal is trusted source of intel on mobile carrier coverage around the globe. Read More »

Oman Air convenes Oman CEOs to seek economic solutions

Oman Air welcomed Omani CEOs to a summit in Muscat meant to exchange ideas on stimulating investment in Oman. The gathering was an effort to create opportunities for partnerships that might address the region's changing economy. Oman Air CEO Paul Gregorowitsch said the challenges the economy faces would be best answered by collaboration between public and private entities. Read More »

Omantel to bring telecom services to Khazzan gas field

Omantel will provide a 1,081-square-mile telecommunications network to serve BP Oman's Khazzan Gas Project. The agreement will provide fixed and mobile voice services as well as broadband services to Khazzan gas field - Block 61, located between the Ad Dhahirah and Ad Dakhiliya governorates. The services will help not only BP Oman, but also its contractors and other partners. Read More »

Petroleum Development Oman signs up for corporate governance, sustainability training

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has agreed to receive training and consulting services on corporate governance and sustainability from the Oman Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability. “PDO has always been committed to being a good corporate citizen, putting honesty, integrity and fairness at the center of everything we do," PDO Managing Director Raoul Restucci said. Read More »

Omantel wins telecom honors from Business Today

Business Today magazine recently named Omantel the best telecommunications service provider in Oman based on the results of its Best Brands survey. "More than 3 million customers in Oman choose us for a reason," Omantel CEO Talal Al Mamari said. "The confidence they place in us to deliver reliable and relevant services across the sultanate is something we take very seriously." Read More »

Oman Air deal means more flights between Bangkok and Muscat

Oman Air said it has inked a codeshare agreement with Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) that will add flights between Bangkok and Muscat starting Monday. THAI President Charamporn Jotikasthira said the agreement will allow his airline to offer three round trip flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, while Oman Air will double its daily flights per week. Read More »