Pilot project boosts internet speed in Qatar

23 February 2010

Qtel has announced the completion of the first pilot project for 'Fibre to the Home' internet service in Qatar. The pilot project, which provided the service in partnership with developers in the Mesaieed and West Bay Lagoon areas of Qatar, provides customers with internet speeds of up to 50 megabits per second, with the capacity to upgrade to 100 megabits per second soon to become available. As part of the project, Qtel has also developed a 'Fibre to the Building' service that will provide fibre to apartment blocks in Qatar which can be offered as a central service for all residents.

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