Al Mouj Muscat and Omantel sign MoU to establish strategic Telecommunications partnership
MUSCAT - April 9, 2017: Omantel and Al Mouj Muscat, Oman’s lifestyle destination, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership as per which they will collaborate to explore the introduction of telecommunications services including fixed line, mobile and home broadband. Omantel will also provide the latest information and communications technology (ICT) services to Al Mouj Muscat.
Speaking about the collaboration, Nasser bin Masoud Al Sheibani, CEO of Al Mouj Muscat said: "Establishing this partnership with Oman’s leading telecom provider is a first step towards a journey which Al Mouj Muscat community and visitors will find enriching. The aim of the partnership is to provide capabilities, know-how and facilities to deliver smart community services and implement solutions that make the vision of a smart city a reality in Al Mouj Muscat.”
Commenting on the agreement, Talal bin Said Al Mamari, CEO of Omantel, said: “We are honoured to have been chosen by Al Mouj Muscat, Oman’s lifestyle destination, as their telecoms and ICT services provider of choice. This MoU demonstrates Al Mouj Muscat’s faith in our objective to spearhead the digital transformation in Oman. We continue to be trendsetters and pioneers of new technology in the Sultanate and avow to deliver the best services possible to our partners.”
As part of Omantel’s strategic thrust to ‘innovate offerings’ and ‘lead Omani digitalisation’, both companies will discuss ways to explore value creation opportunities for Al Mouj Muscat development.
Under the terms of the MoU, the two companies will explore cooperation on areas including Smart City Vision, strategy, execution, delivery and operating ICT models. Smart City Vision aims to create a sustainable smart and connected community by providing an integrated user experience and a platform for a collaborative innovation.
The smart city vision will include smart wireless network, smart parking, vehicle tracking, visitor management among others services already being offered by Al Mouj Muscat. With an objective to make life convenient for the community, Al Mouj Muscat constantly adds new facilities such as Mwasalat bus service and door-to-door postal delivery services.
The flagship multicultural waterfront community cares about delivering a sophisticated representation of Oman, whether it is through its properties, public spaces, or amenities, while still maintaining the country’s identity, culture and heritage.
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About Al Mouj Muscat
Formerly known as The Wave, Muscat, Al Mouj Muscat is the Sultanate’s lifestyle and leisure destination and is a unique public-private venture between the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and the UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
Spread along a stunning 6 km stretch of Muscat’s coastline, this world-class Integrated Tourism Complex comprises a group of luxury residential properties including Villas, Townhouses and Apartments, commercial units, retail and dining facilities and Oman’s only signature designed PGA Standard 18-hole links golf course, designed by Greg Norman. Al Mouj Muscat is also home to the 400 berth Al Mouj Marina, Oman’s largest private yachting hub and most recently The Walk, a 70-unit retail area which forms the commercial and leisure hub of the community.
The next phase of development will see luxury hotels, new residential leisure and hospitality offerings. Al Mouj Muscat is a phased development which provides a world-class lifestyle destination.
Investing in the future of the nation, Omantel connects even the most remote communities of the Sultanate to each other and the rest of the world. Omantel is the Sultanate’s first and leading integrated telecommunications services provider, enabling the digital society to flourish, allowing new ways of doing business and delivering a world of information, news and entertainment. Today, Omantel boldly innovates to deliver the highest levels of customer satisfaction, the broadest and most reliable nationwide network while investing for Oman’s future development.