Posted on July 27, 2018

Qatar has been ranked number one in the world for mobile speeds according to the Ookla Speed Test Index. As per the Index, Qatar offers fastest mobile Internet service in the world, with average download speeds almost three times faster than the world average.

The Ookla Speed Test Index compares Internet speed data from around the world on a monthly basis. Data for the Index comes from the hundreds of millions of tests taken by real people using Speed test every month. According to the Ookla Speed Test, Qatar’s mobile Internet is the fastest in the world on average mobile data speeds.

The results, which are available to view via www.ookla.com, show that Qatar has the fastest mobile Internet service in the world, with average download speeds of up to 63.22Mbps, significantly faster than the 23.54Mbps average. “This result from Ookla demonstrates Qatar is truly number one for mobile data services. We know that customers want a 24/7 connection wherever they are in Qatar, which is why Ooredoo has invested in making sure our Internet has the best coverage in the country – so everyone can enjoy the Internet,” Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Executive Officer at Ooredoo. “We vow to continue to push our network forward, in terms of coverage and technology, so Qatar is continually the best in the world,” he added.

Ooredoo has launched the only commercially-ready 5G network in Qatar and the world, and the life-changing technology is being rolled-out to ensure availability across the country as soon as commercial devices are made available. The fifth generation is a wireless communications technology that develops faster communication than 4G technology. Multiple antennas through this technology allow better and faster transmission of data, making it a better choice overall. The 5G technology is expected to revolutionise the lives of businesses, enabling companies and individuals to enjoy up to one gigabits per second, faster data transmission time and greater confidence in network performance than ever before, thanks to its support by outstanding technologies in the field of fixed and mobile networks.

source: The Peninsula

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