|Qtel Launches LTE Project in Qatar|
Qtel announced the launch of a major new Long-Term Evolution (LTE) program, which will deliver the fastest and largest 4G network in Qatar, to support the national plan to boost the knowledge-based economy.
The project will deploy nearly 900 Base Stations across the country, delivering the best penetration for 4G coverage in the GCC region. Implementation will begin immediately, adding to the strength and speed of Qtel’s Broadband network, which is already one of the best in the region.
The program will provide ongoing improvements to mobile Broadband Internet services for customers in 4G coverage areas, and offer potential download speeds of as much as 150 Mbps on mobile phones and devices.
Announcing the project, Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Operating Officer, Qtel said: “Qtel continues to invest in the Broadband Qatar strategy, which aims to provide one of the fastest, most reliable Broadband networks in the world to the people of Qatar. Following a comprehensive study of LTE technology, we are now positioned to build the largest 4G network in Qatar, offering the fastest speeds and most comprehensive coverage.”