Omantel expects to sign up 14,000 broadband users by extending its network to

three districts that have

never had a high-speed connection before. The monopoly fixed-line operator will have capacity for up to 170,000 broadband connections in the Buraimi, Dhofar and Muscat governorates. Only 90,000 people in Oman have internet connections – using fixed-line broadband and dial-up networks, and second-generation mobile networks.