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Omantel Starts Second Phase of LTE Network Roll Out

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Telecom services provider Omantel has announced the launch of the second phase of its 4G LTE network in Oman. Operator has extended coverage to new areas in different parts of the Oman. The build-out of these new sites followed immediately the TRA approval to allocate the 1.8 GHz spectrum for 4G LTE use.

Omantel added more sites with LTE FDD technology at Sultan Qaboos University Campus, Al Mawaleh, Al Khaudh, Al Khuwair, Al Ghubrah North, Madinat Sultan Qaboos, Al Sarooj, Al Azaiba, Wadi Kabir and Ruwi in Muscat Governorate, Sohar City in North Al Batinah Governorate, Sur in North Al Sharqiya Governorate, Nizwa in Al Dhakliya Governorate and Duqm in Al Wusta Governorate. By first quarter of 2013, Omantel LTE 4G coverage will reach the major cities across the Oman.

The second phase has other enhancements as well such as the launch of new 4G & 3.5G multi-mode modem that works on 4G LTE & 3.5G networks. The new 4G LTE & 3.5G multimode USB modem is available at introductory competitive price from Omantel at only OMR 30/= including a sim-card with 1 GB of data.

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