Communications in Oman

Communications in Oman

Omani Communications

Telephones - main lines in use: 268,100 (2007)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 2.5 million (2007)

Telephone system: general assessment: modern system consisting of open-wire, microwave, and radiotelephone communication stations; limited coaxial cable domestic: fixed-line phone service gradually being introduced to remote villages using wireless local loop systems; fixed-line and mobile-cellular subscribership both increasing; open-wire, microwave, radiotelephone communications, and a domestic satellite system with 8 earth stations international: country code - 968; the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2007)

Radio broadcast stations: AM 3, FM 9, shortwave 2 (1999)

Television broadcast stations: 13 (plus 25 repeaters) (1999)

Internet country code: .om

Internet Service Providers (ISPs):

Internet users: 340,000 (2007)

Facts, Flags, Maps for all the world's countries
The information here has been derived from Public Domain Sources such as the CIA World Factbook. No liability can be taken for any inaccuracies. You can use the maps, flags and facts presented here however you choose.