SUWANEE, Ga., March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Omantel, the sultanate's leading telecommunications provider selected ARRIS VIP2262v2 DVR set-tops from ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS) to deliver DVR capabilities and on-demand HD content for its new Omantel TV+ service.
Omantel subscribers will use the ARRIS set-tops to access more than 450 TV channels over their broadband connection and enjoy the ability to record, pause and rewind their favorite shows.
"Service providers like Omantel are turning to ARRIS to diversify and scale their businesses through new entertainment services," said Steve McCaffery, Managing Director of International Sales and Business Operations for ARRIS's International Business Operations Group. "Our global leadership in IPTV enables us to provide a combination of solutions and expertise to meet the specific demands of local markets and subscribers. We look forward to our continued collaboration with Omantel on their exciting promotion."
With its IPTV market leadership and world-class supply chain which provides scale, flexibility and optimized product delivery, ARRIS offers strategic advantage to service providers like Omantel.
"We chose to work with ARRIS to ensure the smooth introduction of our state-of-the-art Omantel TV+ IPTV service. ARRIS's world-class technology and expertise give us the ability to continually evolve our entertainment services and anticipate the needs of our growing subscriber base," said Ali Haded General Manager Marketing, Omantel Consumer Unit.
Omantel, the leading and main provider of telecommunication services in the Sultanate, has played a great role in connecting the Sultanate parts together and connecting it to the rest of the world.
Over the past 45 year of the blessed Renaissance, Omantel has been a key player in the development process witnessed by the Sultanate. Omantel today provides a wide array of integrated telecommunication services that meet the needs of individuals, government organization and private companies. It also caters to the needs of the local and international telecom companies through its wholesale business unit.
As we operate in a very dynamic sector, Omantel always seek to keep pace with the new technologies to ensure that our customers enjoy the infinite benefits and competitive edges offered by these technologies. Omantel was the first operator in the Sultanate to introduce LTE and FTTH technologies which offered unmatched super-fast internet speeds and improve the overall broadband experience of our customers.
Omantel, which has a very strong brand presence in Oman, has been voted by international independent firms, as the most valuable brand in the Sultanate as well as the best brand in Oman in general and in among the telecom sector in particular.
ARRIS International plc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) is a world leader in entertainment and communications technology. Our innovations combine hardware, software, and services across the cloud, network, and home to power TV and Internet for millions of people around the globe. The people of ARRIS collaborate with the world's top service providers, content providers, and retailers to advance the state of our industry and pioneer tomorrow's connected world. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information, visit www.arris.com.
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