Vodafone deploys 5G in Souq Waqif
December 17 2018 10:09 PM
5G in Souq Waqif
5G in Souq Waqif


In celebration of Qatar National Day, Vodafone Qatar has deployed its 5G network in Souq Waqif as the business continues to develop its 5G footprint around the country.

Souq Waqif becomes the latest popular city centre location to be covered by Vodafone’s 5G network and closely follows the 5G deployment last week in Katara Cultural Village, allowing thousands of visitors to experience the superfast, seamless connectivity while enjoying the cultural activities.

The news builds on Vodafone Qatar’s extensive investment and commitment to date in supporting world-class infrastructure in Qatar and bringing new technologies to life.

In support of the Qatar National Vision 2030, the company’s development of 5G services will accelerate the country towards becoming one of the most technologically advanced in the world, unlocking the transformative potential of 5G, thus enhancing the quality of lives and helping to drive economic growth and productivity in Qatar.

Souq Waqif follows the company’s 5G deployment in key locations across the country including Katara, Abu Hamour, Al Azizya, Al Mamoura, Al Rayyan, Salwa Road and Umm Salal Muhammed earlier this year.

Commenting on the news, Vodafone Qatar’s CEO Sheikh Hamad Abdulla Jassim al-Thani said: "We continue to make sure and steady progress in developing the digital system and infrastructure that will contribute to Qatar's continued growth and prosperity in the coming years. Such investments in world-class infrastructure are designed to fulfil the objectives of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and support the country in becoming one of the most digitally connected in the world. We’re committed to building out the necessary communications network as well as the solutions and services that run on such technology in a bid to improve all our lives.”

Vodafone Qatar’s interest in deploying 5G network reflects its strong commitment to facilitating community-wide connections. By bridging the gap between physical and digital, Vodafone aims to bring in solutions that can inspire consumers and demonstrate how the latest technologies can enhance their lives.

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