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Telecom Subscriptions

This dataset covers the data on the number of telephone and broadband subscriptions and their penetration rates (both fixed and mobile) in the Sultanate of Oman.

Dataset Description

SourceTelecommunications Regulatory Authority.
Time period covered2010 to 2020.
Frequency of updateYearly.

Metadata

FieldDescription
YearThe year in the format of YYYY.
Fixed Telephone SubsThe number of fixed telephone subscriptions in Oman.
Fixed Telephone PenetrationThe penetration rate of fixed telephone subscriptions per household in Oman as a percentage. The TRA relies on data from the NCSI for determining the number of households in Oman.
Fixed Broadband SubsThe number of fixed broadband subscriptions in Oman.
Fixed Broadband PenetrationThe penetration rate of fixed broadband subscriptions per household in Oman as a percentage. The TRA relies on data from the NCSI for determining the number of households in Oman.
Mobile Telephone SubsThe number of mobile telephone subscriptions in Oman.
Mobile Telephone Penetration The penetration rate of mobile telephone subscriptions per inhabitant in Oman as a percentage.
Mobile Broadband SubsThe number of mobile broadband subscriptions in Oman. This includes handset-based and computer-based subscriptions.
Mobile Broadband PenetrationThe penetration rate of mobile broadband subscriptions per inhabitant in Oman as a percentage.
For further details on the technical meaning of these fields, please refer to this ITU Handbook.

Data

Vizualisation

Telecom Subscriptions

Telecom Penetration Rates

Notes

This data was collected from the open data files of the TRA as well as information individually collected from the reports section of the TRA’s website.