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Three speakers share their views on how 5G technology is unlocking business potentials during Omantel second 5G webinar

The second webinar received unprecedented response, with the participation of heads of ICT/ IT departments of Omantel’s government and private sector enterprise customers, stakeholders from the public and private sector and academia, journalists, and social media influencers. The webinar, was held under the topic “5G from Enterprise perspective”, and hosted three speakers who shared their thoughts, strategies and insights into the latest developments and advantages of 5G technology.


Baha Al Lawati – Vice President of Enterprise Business Unit at Omantel, focused on the role of 5G technology in unlocking business potentials. Dr. Abdul Razaque Memon Vice President of 5G & IoT Solutions at Huawei Middle East shared his views on the importance of 5G for the 4th  industrial revolution and the necessity of ultimate and fast connection without disruption. Fahad Al Abri from Omantel Technology Unit presented a case study on the Use of 5G in Sohar Port to improve port operations (PoC).


Having established itself as the undisputed market leader in integrated telecom services by virtue of its efficiency and ecosystem, Omantel has always been offering world-class services and access to the latest digital technologies for consumers and businesses in Oman. 


Ever since its rollout of 5G technology in Oman in 2019, Omantel has grown its 5G footprint through infrastructure, network coverage and device compatibility, bringing the benefits of this state-of-the-art technology to individual users, businesses, corporations and the government institutions.


5G is set to radically change lives and businesses. It is already revolutionizing sectors like oil & gas, education, healthcare, logistics and entertainment by offering speed, powering digital solutions, quick response mechanisms, and by reducing operational costs of large projects.


It offers increased download and upload speed, enables Internet of Things (IoT), uninterrupted connectivity on the move, multiple-device connections, telemedicine, remote learning solutions, enhanced virtual reality and augmented reality among a slew of other benefits. With its 5G speed reaching multiple gigabits, Omantel is empowering internet users as well as supporting the growth of Oman’s economy.


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 customer satisfaction, Omantel plays a key social role to provide the required support and subsidy to all sectors of the Omani society.