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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Availing Fintech Solutions in the Sultanate, MTC and BankDhofar Tie-up

March 16, 2020

The Ministry of Technology and Communications )MTC( has signed yesterday a memorandum of Cooperation with BankDhofar yesterday at Sas Center for 4th Industrial Revolution )4IR) to run and manage an innovation lab at the Center. The MoC was signed by Dr. Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of MTC and Abdul Hakeem Omar Al-Ojaili, CEO of BankDhofar.


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MTC, SQU & MEC organize FOSS BootCamp

March 09, 2020

To spread wider awareness about Free and Open Source Software, the ministry of Technology and Communications in partnership with Sultan Qaboos University and Middle East College, organize the first free and open source software BootCamp under the theme of “4IR & Emerging Technologies, DevOps Tools, Digital Content Development” which started yesterday on Monday, 9 March, and will continue to Wednesday, 11 March in Middle East College.


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Next Monday, FOSS BootCamp Kicks off

March 04, 2020

The Ministry  of Technology and Communications, in cooperation with Sultan Qaboos University and Middle East College, organize the first free and open source software BootCamp from 9th to 11st March, under the theme of “4IR & Emerging Technologies, DevOps Tools, Digital Content Development”, With the participation of over 150 programmers and IT professionals from Oman and GCC and Meena Region.

 


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MTC, GBM and TRC collaborate to Implement pioneering AI Projects in the Sultanate

February 24, 2020

The Ministry of Technology and Communications (MTC), Gulf Business Machines (GBM) and The Research Council (TRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to implement  the Artificial Intelligence projects within the Smart City Platform, which will be a consortium for AI solutions and knowledge sharing in Oman. These projects  are part of a new center for 4IR technologies, which will be launched in the upcoming months by MTC and a number of strategic partners.


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