Omantel hosts first ICT summit in the Sultanate

MUSCAT, OCT 28 – Omantel recently held its first ICT Summit to showcase the development and deployment of the latest innovative ICT technologies in Oman. The event attracted over 200 leading technology companies and vendors under one umbrella and showcased Omantel’s vision in terms of innovative solutions and technologies in cloud computing, smart cities and the Internet of Things (IoT). The event also showcased how technology has evolved to serve businesses in the Sultanate. The Summit aimed to encourage companies to make the right technology investments that not only cut down their IT and networking budgets but also improve efficiencies while creating and driving new revenue streams.
Talal Said Marhoon al Mamari, CEO of Omantel: “Omantel is bridging the digital divide in the Sultanate by rolling out smart technology, innovative business and e-Government services that are driving Oman’s goals to achieve better ICT preparedness. We are pleased to host the first ever ICT Summit that clearly outlined the ICT objectives set out by the government to develop a digital society and use the latest technologies to drive innovation, enable economic diversification and strengthen the national drive towards a digital economy.”
Fadi Nasser, Senior Adviser to Omantel CEO: “Our technical development approach aims to launch modern technologies that help reduce costs and better service development, including IoT, cloud computing and smart city technologies. The Summit was a good platform to showcase our leading experience in employing innovative technologies and solutions to promote comprehensive digital transformation for more efficient businesses. We are already partnering with a number of leading institutions to provide end-to-end ICT solutions to help companies grow more efficiently.”
The event also discussed the solutions provided by Omantel to develop businesses, including the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs, the Security and Safety Services Corporation and other leading companies in various fields and industries.