Etisalat Group today announced it has submitted a bid for the mobile license in the Sultanate of Oman.
The bid is in line with Etisalat Group’s expansion strategy considering the market potential and similarities, footprint proximity to its core market, and likely synergies.
The qualified bidders will be announced on 14 August, 2017 by Omani’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Oman invited bids for a third telecom service provider in October last year. The Oman TRA considers that the “enhancement of competition in the mobile telecommunications services market will be of significant benefit to consumers and to the economy of the Sultanate, and is consistent with the General Policy of the Government as well the TRA’s mandate to promote market entry under the Telecommunications Regulatory Act.”