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Total Fixed Internet Subscriptions Rise 7.4pc till September 2021


  

Muscat, 9 Nov (ONA) — The total fixed internet subscriptions in the Sultanate of Oman reached 522,127 by the end of September 2021 while the number of fixed internet subscriptions via internet protocol increased by 7.4% compared to the same period in 2020, according to data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

Of this, total fixed telephone line subscriptions reached 585,362 by the end of September 2021 while prepaid and postpaid analogue fixed telephone lines fell by 4.8% to 283,891 subscribers compared to the same period in 2020.

 

The number of fixed internet subscriptions via internet protocol stood at 244,896.

 

Moreover, ISDN channel subscriptions rose by 2.8% compared to the same period in 2020 to reach 48,543. Fixed wireless subscriptions reached 1,231 by the end of September 2021, comprising a drop by 15.6%. Public payphones remained the same at 6,801.

 

The total number of mobile phone subscriptions decreased by 3.4% at the end of September 2021 to reach 5,872,681. Of those, prepaid mobile phone subscriptions came first with 4,656,017, comprising a decrease by 10.2% compared to same period in 2020. The number of subscribers through service providers reached 3,625,106 while subscriptions through resellers stood at 1,030,911.

 

Fixed broadband internet subscriptions that have more than 256 kilobytes speed went up by 5.6% to 520,082 compared to the same period in 2020. Moreover, the number of internet subscriptions of a speed lower than 256 kilobytes (including phone calls and some leased internet connections) reached 2,045, comprising a rise by 0.5% compared to the same period in 2020.

 

The number of mobile broadband subscribers stood at 5,088,357 at the end of September 2021, comprising an increase by 8.6% compared to September 2020. The total international capacity of the internet went up by 3.4% to hit 1,461,777 megabytes compared to the same period in 2020.

 

Moreover, the number of local leased circuits reached 4,949, whereas the number of Telex line subscriptions stood at 116 by the end of September 2021.

— Ends/AG/AH



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