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Omantel teams up with Huawei for Smart City initiatives

Omantel and Huawei have partnered to drive Oman’s Smart City vision and strategy.

According to reports, the Sultanate’s Smart City initiative will be launched in Al Mouj Muscat, the first integrated tourism complex in Oman.

The launch of the Smart City initiative is in line with the ‘Omantel 3.0’ strategy, which aims to revolutionise smart living and working digital services by enhancing security and improving business efficiencies, as well as revamping end user experiences across the many facets of the community.

The strategy reinforces Omantel’s position as the digital partner of choice for public and private sectors, enabling digital societies to flourish and grow across all industries and corners of Oman.

As part of a complete smart services roadmap, the opening phase commences with state-of-the-art security solutions. This includes full-fledged advanced analytics and integrated camera capabilities connected via a unified control system and a smart software platform with complex algorithms to enable a wide range of threat and pattern triggers and detection alerts, such as license plates and facial features. Future phases include smart energy and utility management along with community portal informatics and smart parking to list a few services.

Sheikh Talal Al Mamari,CEO, Omantel, said, “We are delighted to partner with Huawei Enterprise to roll out our smart solutions in Al Mouj Muscat, Oman’s lifestyle destination. Omantel is committed to deliver a more enriching lifestyle for the public through smart solutions, and we will continue to partner with like-minded entities to further this vision in new locations across the Sultanate.”

According Al Mamari, wiith Omantel ICT, the company is focused on enhancing digital experiences by deploying state-of-the-art big data analytics platforms, Internet-of-Things-enabled solutions and pervasive software and hardware IT platforms to provide the best value for our customers and the public.

Leo Hong, CEO, Huawei Oman, said, “Technology is revolutionising the way we live and operate, whether at the workplace or at home. We are excited to partner with the leading telecom operator in the Sultanate to provide smart technology and solutions that will simplify life and offer people a greater amount of safety and security. Our strategic alliance with Omantel will help communities in the Sultanate develop into efficient urban living spaces with all modern amenities and conveniences, powered by cutting-edge smart solutions.”


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