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
Services are accessible at the counter in the Central Telegraph
Office, Muscat. In case of problems, visitors may book calls through
the international operator.
Direct Dialling (IDD) is available
Oman country code is 968
Outgoing international code is 00.
System for Mobile communications (GSM) 900 network
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.