SEZAD backs telecommunication network with 13 new towers

October 02, 2021

SEZAD backs telecommunication network with 13 new towers

 

Duqm - September 29, 2021

 

Oman Tower Company has started installing a number of telecommunication towers in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD), aiming to enhance the performance of the telecommunications network in the Zone and to keep pace with population and urban growth.

Eng. Azzan bin Said Al Hasani from the Public Utilities Department in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm stated that SEZAD had approved and issued sketches to install 13 telecommunication towers distributed over different locations in the Zone. “The locations have been identified post conducting site visits by a team of specialists from the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ), the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and the telecommunication service providers. These visits are aimed to study the possible ways to strengthen the telecommunications network in the Zone and prioritise the sites where the towers and fiber-optic network switches are installed. Oman Tower Company has started the construction of the first towers in Al Sa’ada neighbourhood”, noted Al Hasani. 

On the other hand, Oman Broadband Company started connecting a number of fiber optic networks in the commercial district of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, in line with starting developing the road network in the new commercial district.

Al Hasani pointed out, “The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones commends the cooperation accorded by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and the service providers to strengthen the telecommunications network in SEZAD and provide 5G networks in the next phase to keep pace with the Zones requirements”.

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