Sudatel Is Competing For the Third Mobile License in Oman


Sudatel Telecom Group (STG) announced on Sunday that it had submitted earlier this month a bid to compete for Oman’s third mobile license.

Executive Chairman of Sudatel Group, Tariq Hamza Zain Al Abidin said, “This strategic move is in tandem with the Group’s policy of entering into new markets and growing in the field of telecommunications.

The offer includes an integrated technical study beside financial offer for the license as required by the conditions of submission, he explained.

Three other companies operating in the Gulf countries have joined the race to compete for the license. The winning company will join to Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) and Ooredoo in Qatar to provide telecommunications services in Oman.

Hamza pointed out that in addition to its main operator in Sudan (Sudani), Sudatel is successfully investing in West Africa in Senegal and Mauritania.

It previously obtained a third operator license in each of these major markets and succeeded in overcoming its competitors by obtaining second place in the subscribers market share and revenues.

Oman is a quality addition supports Sudatel’s strategic role in connecting Africa with the Middle East and enhances the Group’s commitment to continuous professional growth to keep pace of the region’s requirements for premium and advanced telecommunications services.

Additionally Sudatel is an original partner in many continental submarine cables and has strategic sea ports for global traffic outlets