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Expats arrested in Oman for sales of illegal telecom services

Business Saturday 10/August/2019 10:50 AM
By: Times News Service
Expats arrested in Oman for sales of illegal telecom services

Muscat: A number of expats have been caught red-handed selling illegal telecommunications services, according to the Telecommunication Regulation Authority.

The expats had downloaded applications into their devices and then sold those services to other people.

A statement by the TRA read: "The law enforcement team at the TRA has been able to apprehend a number of expats who sold unlicensed telecom services using applications that they had downloaded onto their mobile phones and laptops.

"Selling telecom services without a permit is considered a breach of the Telecommunication Act," the statement added.