Nawras Launches Third 3.5G Data Carrier In 900MHz Band
News: Oman-based telecoms operator Nawras has launched a third 3.5G data carrier in the 900MHz band across various large cities in the country, under its 'turbocharging' programme. The operator has modernised base stations in the cities of Dhank, Buraimi, Ibri, Yanqul, Nakhal and Rustaq, to deliver faster indoor mobile broadband services to its subscribers. 'Being the only telecom service provider in Oman to provide 3G+ services on 900MHz has allowed us to rapidly expand this fantastic service, to cover over 80% of the population,' Network Implementation and Infrastructure Director Sultan Al-Wahaibi said (TeleGeography). Nawras has invested more than OMR80mn (USD207.2mn) in its turbocharging programme since August 2012.