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Omantel encourages ‘Work from Home’ 

Omantel, the Sultanate’s first telecom and ICT service provider, has recently announced the offering of various ICT services that continues to help enterprises and government entities across the sultanate to remotely collaborate and work efficiently from home during the pandemic. 

In cooperation with Cisco, Omantel extends Webex service free of charge for 3 months, Teams free trial for 6 months along with its partnership with Microsoft as well as a 4 months free trial of IGTIMAATI, an Omani startup with an in country hosted collaboration and conferencing platform.  The various solutions are catered to address various needs of various applications and sectors, a press release said.

All of these offerings along with many others like audio conference, mobile IVR, Contact Center as services (CCaS) were deployed and extended to enable the public and private organisations to work seamlessly from home and build on their operational excellence. The services allow employees to conduct one on one or group virtual meetings, collaborate and share documents, manage their projects streams and chat with various colleagues among many other unique features. 

“We continue to build on our primary role to keep people and businesses connected and lead a total connected community through innovation. As COVID-19 continues to weigh on industries and societies globally, we extend the support to our customers by offering a wide range of ICT products and services in order to encourage more organizations to adopt ‘Work from Home’ principles, improve their operational activities, and expedite the combating of the pandemic while ensuring the safety of their employees.” said Eng Baha al Lawati, vice president of Omantel’s Enterprise Business Unit.