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SCT Signs MoU to Provide Satellite Communications




         Muscat, Jun 21 (ONA) --- Eng. Salim bin Said al-Alawi, Executive Director of Space Communications Technologies (SCT) said that the company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dunes Middle East Company, to provide satellite communications services, using VSAT systems, targeting different economic sectors in the Omani market.


            The Executive Director of SCT said, "According to the MoU, the Dunes Middle East Company will provide its services by using the latest satellite communication technologies through access to Al Amirat Earth (Satellite) Station, which operates on the KA frequency band. It works to implement, operate and support the networks of operating VSAT systems. SCT will provide the necessary support to facilitate and overcome any obstacles or difficulties arising from the use of its satellite services."


           Eng. Salim al-Alawi added that the signing of the MoU aims to support small and medium-sized companies as "Dunes Middle East Company" has obtained a third-class telecommunications license, which enables it to provide satellite communication services through the "VSAT" systems.


            Khuwailid al-Hinai, CEO of Dunes Middle East said "The cooperation with Space Communications Technologies Company - one of the subsidiaries of the Omani Information Technology and Communications Group - will open the door for the company to start its business using the latest technologies of satellite communications by using the latest high capacity satellite generations with ground infrastructure of equipment and devices utilizing the latest technologies."


         He added that "Dunes Middle East Company" will provide the Omani market with the latest satellite communication services on the KA frequency band, making it one of the first companies that will contribute to the basic preparations to switch to the national satellite services in the near future."

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