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Services are available from Omantel, and there are facsimile facilities in most hotels and in the major cities.


There are Internet cafes in the cities of Muscat and Nizwa. ISP's include Omantel and WebOman.


Services are accessible at the counter in the Central Telegraph Office, Muscat. In case of problems, visitors may book calls through the international operator.


 International Direct Dialling (IDD) is available

 The Oman country code is 968

 The Outgoing international code is 00.

Mobile telephones

 Global System for Mobile communications (GSM) 900 network is availible.

 The Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) is the local operator.


Airmail to Western Europe takes 3 to 4 days.


English language newspapers include The Times of Oman and The Oman Daily Observer.


BBC World Service and Voice of America can be received. From time to time the frequencies change and the most up to date can be found online.