|Qtel Fibre Goes Live|
After months of installation and development, the service is now live for customers in Qtel Fibre zones, with work ongoing to extend the service to excited customers across the country in the months ahead.
His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al-Thani, Chairman of Qtel, said: “Today is the start of a new era of information access and greater convenience for our customers. The nationwide Fibre Network will provide the foundation for our nation’s ongoing progress towards the 2030 vision, and the growth of the knowledge-based economy.”
To date, Qtel Fibre has been installed in more than 16,000 homes across Qatar, and is currently making approximately 1,500 new installations per week. Customers in these homes will now be able to switch to Qtel Fibre from today and over the next few months.
By 2014, Qtel Fibre will cover all of Qatar, with connections provided to homes across the country.
In line with Qtel’s promise to keep prices competitive, customers will have more choice and great value with Qtel Fibre, with incredible packages for Qatar’s fastest-ever Internet and amazing next-generation television services.
Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Operating Officer, Qtel said: “We have conducted wide-ranging research to ensure that the range of packages available suit every customer segment, so that customers can enjoy value and incredible speeds, as well as a wide range of value-adding services with Qtel Fibre.”
With this announcement, Qtel will deliver special packages over fibre with speeds of 1 Mbps, 10 Mbps, 50 Mbps and 100 Mbps.