Mobile phone subscribers rise 10% in Feb

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Muscat: The total number of  mobile phone subscriptions in the Sultanate of Oman increased by 10% at the end of February 2023 to reach 6,793,801 compared to the same period in February 2022, according to the latest data issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

The post-paid mobile phone subscriptions increased by 27.2 percent to 1,697,260, while pre-paid mobile phone subscriptions increased by 5.2 per cent to 5,96,541 in February, compared to the same period in 2022

The statistics indicated that subscriptions to fixed telephone lines amounted to 563, 713 lines, a decrease of 0.8 percent compared to the end of February 2022 AD, while subscriptions to analog fixed telephone lines, including prepaid and postpaid services, decreased by the end of February 2023 AD by 13.9 percent compared to February. By 2022, the number reached 233,746 lines, and the number of public telephones stabilized at 6,801 telephones, while the integrated services digital network channel lines increased by 2.6 percent to 49,870 lines, and fixed telephone subscriptions connected to Internet Protocol (IP) technology increased by 13.4 percent. As for fixed wireless lines, they decreased by 31.1 percent to 801 lines.

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