Telecommunications in Qatar


Telecommunications in Qatar

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

Internet Service Providers (ISPs): Q-Tel: http://www.qtel.com.qa (a telcommunications monopoly)

Internet users: 75,000 (2001)

Country code (Top level domain): QA

ADSL launched 2002 in Qatar provided by Qtel with 25000 ADSL users Ref

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

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