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Agreement Signed to Endorse Smart Cities, Internet of Things in Oman




Muscat, 2 Aug (ONA) — The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology signed today a cooperation agreement with the National Energy Center (NEC) to introduce the experience of smart cities and Internet of Things (IoT) in the Sultanate.


The agreement also includes cooperation to promote knowledge transfer between the government and the business and academic sectors.


The agreement covers several fields, namely smart public services, smart infrastructure solutions, smart environment solutions such as managing wasted water and smart road lights system, as well as reading electricity and water meters’ solutions.


The agreement was signed by Dr. Ali Amer al-Shidhani, the Ministry’s Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology and Eng. Abdullah Rashid al-Badi, CEO of NEC.


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