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New satellite control station provides communications independency, Es'HailSat says

New satellite control station provides communications independency, Es'HailSat says

Qatar Satellite Company Es'hailSat said the satellite control station, the teleport, which launched today is one of the State's achievements which promotes its economic position and provides independency in communication ...

India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India's space agency Wednesday successfully launched a satellite which is expected to boost the networking capacity of the Indian Air Force and Army.

Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite put in orbit

Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite put in orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered to life and streaked away from the Florida coast on Thursday, carrying Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite towards orbit.

Audit of networks not aimed at identifying best network: CRA

Audit of networks not aimed at identifying best network: CRA

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) on Saturday said its audit of mobile networks was not aimed at identifying the best network or doing a comparison between the service providers.

Russia begins blocking access to Telegram app

Russia begins blocking access to Telegram app

Russia's communications watchdog on Monday began blocking access to the popular messaging app Telegram after a court banned the service for refusing to give security services access to private conversations.

Major quake cuts communications, halts oil and gas operations in Papua New Guinea

Major quake cuts communications, halts oil and gas operations in Papua New Guinea

At least one company began evacuating non-essential personnel after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea's energy-rich interior on Monday, causing landslides ...

Qatar deals cautiously with new media: GCO

Qatar deals cautiously with new media: GCO

Qatar's bilateral investment and economic relations have significantly developed after the Gulf crisis began, the Government Communications Office (GCO) director, HE Sheikh Saif bin Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani, said ...

White House communications chief deletes old tweets

White House communications chief deletes old tweets

Donald Trump's new communications chief has deleted tweets in which he shared views contrary to the US presidents' own, saying they were a distraction.

Glitch shortens 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

Glitch shortens 200th spacewalk at International Space Station

Two US astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday on a four-hour spacewalk with an abbreviated task list after a cable developed a leak, Nasa said.

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

CRA issues 159 violation notices to shops selling illegal devices

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has conducted its first round of inspections for 2017 of shops selling telecommunications devices and equipment and issued a total of 159 written violation notices ...

China launches world first quantum satellite

China launches world first quantum satellite

China launched the world's first quantum satellite on Tuesday, state media reported, in an effort to harness the power of particle physics to build an "unhackable" system of encrypted communications.

Qatar ranks 27th on Networked Readiness Index

Qatar ranks 27th on Networked Readiness Index

Qatar has been ranked 27th among the most networked nations in the world and second among Arab countries in the 2016 edition of the “Global Information Technology Report” (GITR) published by the World Economic Forum.