Omantel, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport, Telecommunication Regulatory Authority and other telecom partners, will now provide the Sharqiyah Expressway with mobile services in order to ensure that road users remain connected at all times.
Omantel has been working to provide the road with telecom services, especially inside tunnels that are used for the first time in the Sultanate. Mobile network stations have been already installed to serve the tunnels as per the global safety and security standards, and along the 191 km road.
Eng. Samy Ahmed Al Ghassani Chief Operating Officer at Omantel said: “We are delighted to be the first operator to provide telecom coverage for this vital project which serve Wilayats of Sharqiyah Governorates as well as residents on the roadsides. Our teams have completed the installation of several mobile network stations and work is underway to add more stations along the new road from the Wilayat of Bidbid to the Wilayat of Al Kamil & Al Wafi to ensure seamless connectivity for road users.”
“Road users can enjoy voice and mobile broadband services over 3G and 4G networks; thanks to the support provided by the Ministry of Transport, Telecom Regulatory Authority and other telecom partners such as Oman Towers Company and Oman Broadband Company”, he added.