Tuesday , 19 March 2019

Omantel launches an international wholesale entity to expand its Global Service Offering

Omantel International (OTI) will manage the International Voice business of Omantel and deliver simple and streamlined access to global Voice solutions

Dubai: Omantel Wholesale, a leader in ultra-low latency networking, has launched an international wholesale company called Omantel International (OTI). The public announcement took place during the Capacity Middle East 2019 event in Dubai, UAE. OTI is managing Omantel’s international voice business and supports partners and customers with simple and efficient access to new and existing solutions. It was incorporated with a seamless migration of its customers in Q2 2018 and will see a growing number of voice agreements and other services added to its portfolio in the near future.

“Omantel is growing and there is tremendous momentum behind our business. We have created this international entity to continue supporting our global customers with the best possible service and offerings that address their needs. The creation of OTI is a milestone for our business and demonstrates our commitment to offering global solutions that can adopt, evolve and proactively shape our customers’ demand, and furnish them with differentiated experience” said Baha Allawati, General Manager of Carrier and Roaming Services of Omantel. “I’m extremely proud of our team. They have been exceptional in delivering the strategy and execution in such a short pace of time. OTI is phased to cater for international voice services while other services would potentially be also incorporated in the near future. ”

Omantel has investments in 20 subsea cable systems with landings in more than 120 locations around the world. Capitalizing on Oman’s unique geographic position enables Omantel to offer ultra-low latency networking(ULTN) to various communications hubs in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. ULTN also enables innovation in applications and services and catalyze the foundation for Digital Transformation globally.

Baha Allawati added, “We anticipate 2019 as a transformational year for our business as we expand our international offering beyond the traditional norm. Our partners and customers benefit from Oman’s unique geographic location combined with strategic subsea cable investments across the globe to experience new levels of reliability, and performance, while addressing their specific needs and reach further. OTI is also in the final stages of expanding its state-of-the-art systems in redundant geographical locations to assure its commitment towards its partners, further excel the quality of service of its offering, cater for the rapidly growing demand as well as offering diversified portfolio of services on mobile, data and international capacity”.

Omantel offers direct access to more than 50 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and North America while connect and optimise its partners’ applications and services. Its suite of solutions enables local and global carriers, cloud and content providers and enterprises customers to deliver exceptional Quality of Service and Experience to end users in both developing and developed markets.

Omantel Wholesale is the international and domestic wholesale arm of Oman Telecommunications Company S.A.O.G. (Omantel), the first and leading integrated telecommunications service provider in Oman.

Founded in 1970, Omantel is a joint-stock company listed in Muscat Securities Market and is 51% owned by Oman Investment Fund (OIF), a wholly owned investment arm of the Omani government. Omantel is also the second largest shareholder in Zain Group equating to about 22%.

Omantel Wholesale capitalizes on ultra-low latency networks to enable innovation and digital transformation globally, utilizing Oman’s geographic advantage at the absolute nexus of the east, west, north, and south to enable its customers and partners to deliver their services with the best possible end-user experience.

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