UN eGov Survey ranks Oman 50 in eGov and 24 Globally in the Online Services Index

July 11, 2020

The Sultanate of Oman ranking has improved in the United Nations eGovernment Survey 2020 published last Friday by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). The survey, which is released every two years, ranks Oman 50 out of the 193 member state countries and 24 globally in the online services index.


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Sas Accelerator for Cybersecurity Concludes Cohort One with Eight Tech Startups

July 07, 2020

The Sas Accelerator for Cybersecurity’s first cohort, organized by the Ministry of Technology and Communications through its Sas Center for Entrepreneurship, and in partnership with the UK-Oman Digital Hub, CyLon and Oman Technology Fund, concluded yesterday with a virtual demo day.


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MTC and Supreme Council for Planning Conduct Youth ICT Lab

June 21, 2020

The MTC’s Main Technological Innovation Committee for Combating COVID-19, in cooperation with the youth development sector of the 10th 5-year plan implemented by the Supreme Council for Planning, organized yesterday morning the Youth ICT Lab which will last for following days and aimed at involving the Omani youth in identifying the challenges that face some of the economic sectors from their prospective with the focus on finding ICT solutions to tackle the consequences of Coronavirus pandemic.


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MTC and Cisco Join Hands to Boost ICT

June 14, 2020

As part of its efforts to build partnership with large IT companies to further boost the information and communications technology sector in the sultanate, the ministry of Technology and Communications )MTC( has signed today  a Memorandum of Cooperation with Cisco International Limited. The MoC was signed digitally by Dr. Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of MTC and Ali bin Mohsen Al Lawati, G.M. Oman and Yaman, Cisco.


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MTC and NCSI Announce Survey Results of Measuring the Access to and Use of ICT by Households and Individuals

May 20, 2020

The ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC)and the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI)announced the results of Measuring the Access to and Use of ICT by Households and Individuals 2020 survey which was carried out during the period of 9th to 20th February 2020 with the aim of providing the required data for decision makers to formulate the related policies and updating Oman indicators in the international organizations databases e.g. ITU, UNDESA and ESCWA.


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Sultanate of Oman Celebrates World Telecommunication & Information Society Day

May 19, 2020

The Sultanate celebrated World Telecommunication and Information Society Day on Monday 18 May 2020 through a virtual event organized by the Ministry of Technology and Communications. HE Eng. Azza bint Sulaiman Al-Ismaili, Minister of Technology and Communications, spoke during the event and she touched on the importance of this day, which focuses on the "Connectivity 2030" program of the International Telecommunication Union, which is a shared international vision to bridge the digital divide and harness information and communications technology in support of sustainable development plans in member countries.


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Donate.om Raises OMR500000 in 18 Days

May 13, 2020

The total donations through the Donations Portal for Charitable Organizations www.donate.om reached more than OMR500000 since the beginning of Ramadan and the total donations since the beginning of this year amounted to OMR900000; thus the total donations since the launch of the portal in 2008 up to date stands for OMR5 million.

 


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MTC and Huawei Ink Partnership to Develop Oman’s ICT Ecosystem

May 05, 2020

The Ministry of Technology and Communications )MTC( signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei, one of the telecommunication solution provider, today morning at the ministry headquarter, to launch a new collaborative effort to develop Oman’s digital society and ICT ecosystem.

 


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In Coordination with the Supreme Committee for Dealing with COVID-19, MTC forms Technological Innovation Committee

April 16, 2020

The Ministry of Technology and Communications )MTC ( announced the formation of the Technological Innovation Committee to counter Coronavirus Covid-19, headed by Her Excellency Azza bint Sulaiman Al Ismaili, the Minister of Technology and Communications and the membership of representatives from Ministry of Health, Telecommunication Regulatory Authority, Sultan Qaboos University, the Research Council, Public Establishment for Industrial Estates “madayn”, Oman Technology Fund )OTF( and Oman ICT Group.


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