Muscat – The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that the wilayat of Muttrah saw the highest 4G service coverage rate in 2022, while Saham boasted of the highest data download speed for mobile broadband services.
The assessment was the outcome of a field survey conducted by TRA to measure the quality of telecommunication services in Oman’s wilayats in 2022.
The survey covered 11 wilayats – Daba, Saham, Barka, Muttrah, Mudhaibi, Jaalan Bani Bu Ali, Bahla, Yanqul, Mahadha, Duqm and Taqah.
TRA stated that such surveys are carried out using specialised measurement tools and approved methodologies with the objective of raising user experiences.
‘These seek to raise beneficiaries’ level of awareness and enhancing competition in the sector.’ Key indicators covered level of coverage, speed of data downloads and percentage of successful calls.