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Helios Towers finds investor to chip-in for Oman buy

Helios Towers recruited Oman-based investment fund Rakiza Telecommunication Infrastructure to take a minority share in …

Sultan signs-off Vodafone Oman launch

Oman’s sultan rubber-stamped the licensing of Oman Future Telecommunications (OFT) as the country’s third mobile …

Oman postpones allocation of third mobile licence

Oman delayed the award of the country’s third mobile licence, citing complications arising from the …

Omantel to buy Zain stake for $846M

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) is set to acquire 9.8 per cent of Kuwait-based Zain Group for …

Virgin Mobile adds another licence in Gulf

A consortium including Virgin Mobile has been awarded an international voice telephony licence in Oman, …

Virgin Mobile plans to enter six new markets

Virgin Mobile is looking to raise around US$100 million from investors to fund an expansion into six new markets, reports the Financial Times.

New mhealth service launch for the Middle East

Omantel Mobile, Oman’s mobile operator, has launched a mobile health service in collaboration with the …

Oman looks to sell 25% telecoms stake

Oman is looking to sell a 25 percent stake in Oman Telecommunications Company to a strategic investor as the Gulf state seeks to develop its domestic infrastructure and expand its international operations, reports the Financial Times.