Oman firms sign high-speed fiber-optic agreement

Oman Saturday 21/October/2017 22:19 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman firms sign high-speed fiber-optic agreement

Muscat: Oman Broadband Company (OBC) signed an agreement with ZEIN Real Estate Development to provide a high-speed fibre-optic network in the construction sites executed and being executed by ZEIN Real Estate Development.
The agreement was signed by Eng. Said bin Abdullah Al Manthri, CEO of OBC and Mish’al bin Mohammed Al Ra’eesi, Executive Director of ZEIN Real Estate Development.
Under the terms of the agreement, Oman Broadband Company will provide the infrastructure of a high-speed fibre-optic network at the construction sites of ZEIN Real Estate Development Company Sur Al Hadeed, Al Hail, Al Athaiba, Ghala Heights, Al Muna and Ruwi.
Eng. Al Manthri, CEO of OBC said that the agreement comes within the company’s plan to develop the industrial, commercial and real estate areas by providing infrastructure capable of operating smart cities with very high specifications.
In a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA), he said that the company sought within its plan to make partnerships in this aspect so that developers will ensure the existence of high-speed networks and provide fiber-optic network with high specifications in these areas to be ready smart cities for all future applications.