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Omantel signs MoU with LG Uplus for 5G innovation

A memorandum of understanding underscoring collaboration and knowledge exchange on 5G specialized services provided by LG Uplus was signed by Talal Al Mamari, CEO of Omantel, and Hyeon-sik Hwang, CEO of LG Uplus, in Barcelona recently.


The expansive scope of the MoU includes Augmented reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), Multiview, Timeslice solution and any potential business cooperation opportunities on XR platforms.


Commenting on this exclusive agreement, Aladdin Baitfadhil, Acting Chief Commercial Officer at Omantel, said, “Omantel’s 5G footprint is rapidly growing across the Sultanate. We continue to explore areas where the technology is leveraged to create more exciting experiences way beyond high-speed internet. Innovation underscores this partnership with LG Uplus and we can promise exciting and versatile offerings for our individual and enterprise customers.”


Hyeon-sik Hwang, CEO of LG Uplus, said, “This MoU will mark the first step to creating valuable 5G business synergies between LG Uplus and Omantel. We hope to bring our high quality XR services to the consumers of Omantel in the near future.”


Omantel is the Sultanate’s first and leading integrated telecommunications services provider, enabling the digital society to flourish, allowing new ways of doing business and delivering a world of information, news and entertainment. While striving to ensure optimum customers’ satisfaction, Omantel plays a key social role to provide the required support and subsidy to all sectors of the Omani society.