Department of Information Technology with inputs from Industrial Link Committee 24/10/2018

IT Students Visit Oman Fiber Optics

Industrial Link Committee of IT Department planned and organized an industrial visit to Oman Fibre Optics (OFO), Muscat on 10-1-2018.

OFO was constituted in 1996 and commenced cable production in early 1999. Located in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, OFO uses state of the art technology to draw fiber and manufacture world class fiber cable products. OFO is a public listed company traded in the Muscat Securities Market (MSM).OFO offer Fiber and Cable solutions (such as for long haul backbone communication links, LAN networks, video transmission, cable TV, traffic signaling etc.) and Telecommunications Solutions (including RF Planning, Network Design, Network Implementation, Solar Energy Solution Design and Deployment etc.). Currently we are executing several projects for OMANTEL, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), and the Ministry of Defense (MOD), Occidental Petroleum Oman, Ooredoo and Oman Waste Water Co. (Sino Hydro), and other clients.

A total of 18 students from Networking specialization accompanied by 1 staff were the participants in the visit. Students were really motivated to visit such big companies like OFC.

These visits help them to understand the basic networking environment. It is one of the best technical place to visit. The visit ended by 4.30 pm on the same day.

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