Muscat: Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) has officially launched the 5G network, reported Oman Observer.
The launch is in line with the 5G technology roadmap, which was announced by The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) on October 15 this year.
“Omantel has launched the commercial 5G network; starting with 5G Home services Omantel customers can get high-speed Internet services at their homes with speeds up to 1Gbps.
Customers can enjoy various lifestyle offers including basic home and gaming. The launch of 5G Home is another important milestone in our strategy to lead the digital innovation in Oman,” the statement said.
The 250GB (20mbps) will cost RO25, while 500GB (40 Mbps) will cost RO50 and 1TB (80 Mbps) will cost RO45.
Telecom operators - Omantel and Ooredoo - have been given the right to use a 100MHz 5G spectrum.
Both the telecom companies will construct and install 4,400 stations to operate 5G technology in the next five years.