Postpaid mobile phone subscriptions in Oman increased by 11.7 percent
Muscat: The total number of post-paid mobile phone subscriptions in the Sultanate of Oman increased by 11.7 percent at the end of November 2023 to stand at 1,786, 671 subscriptions compared to the corresponding period in 2022, according to the latest date issued by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI)
Pre-paid mobile phone subscriptions rose by 2 percent to stand at 5,254,832 subscriptions, of those 3,974,544 were through service providers, while 2,280,288 through reselling,
The total number of mobile phone subscriptions went up by 4.3 percent by the end of November 2023 compared to the corresponding period in 2022 to stand at 6,749,535 subscribers (post-paid and pre-paid).
The number of active mobile broadband subscriptions increased by 4.5 percent at the end of November 2023 compared to November 2022. Subscriptions to fixed Internet service registered a rise at the end of November 2023 by 6.2 percent to reach 564,467 compared to the same period in 2022.
Total fixed broadband subscriptions (over 256 Kilobyte/sec) stood at 562,742 by the end of November 2023, constituting a rise by 6.2 percent compared to November 2022, while lower-speed Internet subscriptions (lower than 256 Kilobyte/sec) including mobile connection and leased internet lines, stood at 1,725 subscriptions, comprising a drop by 0.1 percent
The number of fixed telephone subscriptions increased by 4.8 percent at the end of November 2023 to reach 582,348 compared to the corresponding period in 2022. Further analogue fixed telephone line (pre-paid and post-paid) fell by 4.6 per cent, to 227,312 subscriptions compared to the same period in 2022.
According to the NCSI report, the number of (VoIP) lines rose 14.3% to 297,445 subscriptions compared to the same period in 2022
At the governorate level, Muscat came at the top of the list in terms of the number of analogue fixed telephone lines 67.7 percent, followed by Dhofar 7.9 percent, North Al Batinah 7.5 percent, and other governorates 16.9 percent.
Moreover, the number of subscriptions of Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) channels rose by 0.9 percent at the end of November 2023 to stand at 50,72 compared to the same period 2022. In addition, the number of wireless fixed subscriptions went down by 20.4 percent at the end of November 2023 to reach 718 compared to November 2022, while the number of public phones stabilized at 6,801.
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