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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 09/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) A survey carried out by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) in 2013 showed that 90 per cent of families in #Oman owned at least one mobile phone.


This was pointed out by Omar al Shanfari, deputy CEO of operations, ITA, while delivering the opening speech of Comex Conference 2014. ''This indicates the rise in the dependence on mobile phones,'' he said.


The survey had a sample size of 11,000 families from different governorates.


''The results also showed that an increase in the number of people using smartphones has resulted in the rise of Internet usage, and that 43 per cent of the families were using broadband,'' he said.


COMEX Conference 2014, unde the theme 'Mobility for Enterprises', began on Tuesday at the Golden Tulip Seeb Hotel under the patronage of H E Saud bin Salim al Balushi, Undersecretary for Educational Planning and Human Resource Development, Ministry of Education.


The two-day conference will see 15 presentations by ICT industry leaders. Day one of


The conference witnessed presentations by ITA, Gartner, Nawras, Ericsson, Cisco, Avaya, as well as Certification Centre and Signwise, both from Estonia. It also included a panel discussion on strategies for building mobility in organisations.  Day two will see presentations by Omantel, #Oman Broadband Company, TreeBox Solutions Singapore, followed by a panel discussion. 

 
 


Muscat Daily




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