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Oman Communications 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Oman Communications 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 497,716 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 11 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 95

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total subscriptions: 6,943,910 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 151 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 107

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system consisting of open-wire, microwave, and radiotelephone communication stations; coaxial cable; domestic satellite system with 8 earth stations; both 3G and 4G LTE networks; 5G in 2020; competion among mobile network operators (MNO) (2017)
domestic: fixed-line 11 per 100 and mobile-cellular 151 per 100, subscribership both increasing with fixed-line phone service gradually being introduced to remote villages using wireless local loop systems (2017)
international: country code - 968; the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) and the SEA-ME-WE-3 submarine cable provide connectivity to Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (Indian Ocean), 1 Arabsat (2017)

Broadcast media:
1 state-run TV broadcaster; TV stations transmitting from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran, and Yemen available via satellite TV; state-run radio operates multiple stations; first private radio station began operating in 2007 and several additional stations now operating (2018)

Internet country code:
.om

Internet users:
total: 2,342,483 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 69.8% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 107

Broadband - fixed subscriptions:
total: 348,926 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 8 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 91


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Oman on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Oman Communications 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Oman Communications 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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