Telecommunications in Qatar

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Telephones - main lines in use: 205,400 (2005)

Telephones - mobile cellular: 1,000,000 (2007)

Telephone system: modern system centered in Doha
domestic: NA
international: tropospheric scatter to Bahrain; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and UAE; submarine cable to Bahrain and UAE; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) and 1 Arabsat

Radio broadcast stations: AM 6, FM 5, shortwave 1 (1998)

Radios: 256,000 (1997)

Television broadcast stations: 1 (plus three repeaters) (1997)

Televisions: 230,000 (1997)

Internet[edit]

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): Q-Tel: now called ooredoo http://www.ooredoo.qa/ Vodafone as well offeres fixed, leased, and mobile Internet connectivity. http://www.vodafone.qa

Internet users: 75,000 (2001)

Country code (Top level domain): QA

ADSL launched 2002 in Qatar provided by ooredoo with 25000 ADSL users [1] with ooredoo in the process of upgrading to Fibre which will provide higher bandwidth at the same prices as ADSL.

Speeds:

  • ADSL 1 Mbit/s $55/Month
  • ADSL 2 Mbit/s $83/Month
  • ADSL 4 Mbit/s $110/Month
  • ADSL 8 Mbit/s $164/Month

References[edit]

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