LS Cable & System, the world's third-largest wire and cable maker by sales, announced that it has been selected as one of the companies to build Oman's first optical fiber communication network.

LS Cable & System said it will be responsible for the design and engineering of the network and the supply of optical cables in a project to lay the network linking Muscat, the capital of Oman, to major cities by 2021.

Oman also plans to expand the optical fiber communication network regionally by 2030.