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Ericsson and Omantel launch entrepreneurship programme in Oman

Ericsson and Omantel launch entrepreneurship programme in Oman

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Omantel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ericsson to foster thought leadership and technology innovation initiatives through the Omantel Innovation Labs.

Announced in July 2021, the Omantel Innovation Labs leverages Omantel’s expertise, partnerships, reach and access to technology to contribute to Oman’s Vision 2040.

Based on a shared vision to engage the entrepreneurial community to contribute to Vision 2040, the MoU will see Omantel and Ericsson work together to support Digital Transformation and innovation in the country by expanding the enterprise market’s capabilities through 5G and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Talal Said Al Mamari, Chief Executive Officer, Omantel, said: “We are committed to equipping Omani entrepreneurs with the right tools to develop meaningful solutions and are delighted to be partnering with Ericsson to add more value to the local start-up ecosystem. We believe that the collaboration with Ericsson will open new doors to technology innovators and entrepreneurs across the Sultanate.”

Abdullah Al-Balushi, Country Manager, Ericsson Oman said: “Our collaboration with Omantel will support in accelerating their Digital Transformation journey.  Supporting Omantel in nurturing innovators and entrepreneurs through our expertise in 5G presents the vast talent in Oman with an opportunity to build on skills to bring to life Oman Vision 2040.”

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