Qtel selected by Al Wa’ab City Management to create communications infrastructure

By Telecom Lead Team: Qtel announced its agreement with Al Wa’ab City Management to create a communication infrastructure, deploying advanced solutions in telecommunications for its major real estate development.

Qtel will provide the network foundations for Al Wa’ab City and develop comprehensive ICT solutions for each phase of the mixed-use community.

Over 2000 residential units, 100,000 sqm of retail and 200,000 sqm of
commercial accommodation as well as a world class hotel are being developed and
completed in phases in Al Wa’ab City, the city within the city of Doha.

To service this residential and business hub a number of dedicated GSM sites
for mobile services, high-level fibre connections for Broadband and fixed line
services will be installed, as well as innovative in-building solutions for the
different elements of the project.

The provision of the highest level of communication services within Al Wa’ab
City is a must and will add value to the development; improving the quality of
life for residents and enhancing operations for businesses alike,” said Sheikha
Hanadi Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani CEO of Al Wa’ab City Management.  

The phased approach to development, where the network infrastructure is
designed and implemented in parallel with specific in-building communication
services, is a unique approach within Qatar. 

“Qtel has a proud history of working with many of Qatar’s leading developers
on the nation’s most important projects, and we are delighted to bring the full
weight of our experience to this new development. Al Wa’ab City will have an
incredibly positive impact on the lives of residents and the wider community of
Qatar, and we believe the comprehensive communication solution that we will
implement will make an important contribution to its success,” said Sheikh
Saud Nasser Al Thani, CEO, Qtel.

Qtel has laid more than 1,000 km of high-speed fibre optic cables throughout
Doha, providing the potential to offer the fastest-ever Internet experience, as
well as high definition television.

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