Omantel partners with Oman’s first ever blockchain firm

Omantel partners with Oman's first ever blockchain firm

Omantel partners with Blockchain Solutions and Services (BSS) for mutual cooperation between the two firms that consists of benefiting the smart solutions provided by BSS in logistic and commercial operations.

The agreement is basically a part of Omantel’s current efforts in providing smart solutions for digital transformation and setting the base for smart cities ICT services.

What is the main purpose of this partnership?

Samy Ahmed al Ghassany, the CEO at Omantel stated, “Omantel is excited on raising mutual cooperation with local and regional ICT companies as such collaboration supports Omantel’s vision in leading the digital transformation in Oman and helps the digital society to flourish.”

BSS is primarily an Omani firm which provides Blockchain solutions locally and globally. He further said, “We hope that partnerships like this one will help us to fulfill the demand for e-services and smart solutions in the Omani market. Also, it will help to build smart cities and digital communities.”

Dr. Khalid Tahhan, CEO of BSS stressed that the information revolution in the last few years has transformed the productivity of organizations and individuals. These developments have made the processes more clear and operations more effective.

He further stated, “Blockchain is one such foundational technology that is expected to be a milestone in ICT and smart solutions as it offers more efficient instant digital transactions which will help empower IoT, big data, and machine learning.”

The general manager of ICT unit at Omantel revealed that MoU with BSS is a vital step in the development of the nation in the upcoming years. He stated, “Blockchain technology can be used in fields such as education, health, finance, oil and gas, digital sales, logistics, and others. We work hand in hand with Oman Data Park and mOmkin to deliver end-to-end smart solutions with unparalleled comprehensive value to many vital sectors in Oman. We do so by extending our technology service portfolio beyond infrastructure IT services, into big data platforms, information security and artificial intelligence to give us this unprecedented capability to deliver more competitive solutions to our clients, whom we consider to be appraised partners on this digital transformation journey.”


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