Muscat: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced that it intends to stop 3G services in the Sultanate of Oman, starting from the third quarter of 2024.
TRA said in an announcement: “In an effort to improve communication services and direct resources and investments in emerging and modern technologies, the Communications Regulatory Authority announces the gradual suspension of third generation mobile services, starting from July 2024, according to the population density of the regions.”
The authority stated that the stations will be upgraded to the fourth and fifth generation before stopping the current third generation services.
The authority also said that this decision aims to provide high-quality communication services, promote the use of the latest and most advanced networks, along with investing and keeping pace with the acceleration and technological development.
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