Tuesday, 18 May 2021
The general manager of Regulatory Affairs at Omantel, Eng Ahmed al Riyami, has confirmed that Omantel is fully geared for the launch of the first auction of diamond and gold numbers in the sultanate for individuals and institutions as per TRA resolution number 1/2018.

Omantel totally geared for sultanate’s very first auction of particular numbers

The registration period for the auction will final 3 days, beginning February five and any registration following this period will not be accepted. Following the close of registration, the provides would final two days, beginning February eight. Omantel could contemplate requests for an extension of the auction period if needed.

Riyami stated, “Aligned with our vision of enabling a digital society and promoting fairness and equality as well as transparency, the auction will be open for all Omani and non-Omani individuals, institutions and companies who want to have special numbers. All that is required is for the bidder to have a local number so that he or she can register for the bidding.”

The registration procedure is simple and only needs the entry of private information, a mobile quantity and an e-mail address on a devoted web page on Omantel’s site https://auction.omantel.om and payment of a non-refundable quantity of RO20. A confirmation sms will be sent confirming the registration whereby the receiver will be capable to participate in the auction.

Once the auction closes, Omantel will communicate with the winners either on the telephone or through e-mail for 3 days, to full the transfer of ownership of the quantity to the highest bidder.

“Omantel is committed to implementing the regulatory choices issued by the TRA that are in the public interest. The choice to regulate the allocation of the numbers is 1 of the most essential choices that will drive equality, fairness and transparency in the telecommunications sector. This is 1 of the core values of Omantel’s three. Transformation Strategy. The auction on the particular numbers will advantage the neighborhood, folks and social institutions as the revenues from the auction will be allocated to charities to help their social and charitable activities and applications.

“We appreciate this initiative launched by the TRA, which complements our efforts to develop the telecommunications sector in the sultanate by identifying alternative solutions to expand the scope of telecommunications services and positively affect the national economy.”

Investing in the future of the nation, Omantel connects even the most remote communities of the sultanate to each and every other and the rest of the planet.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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