Doha, Qatar 03 June 2020: Residents living in the densely populated area of Al Waab can now access Vodafone Qatar’s superfast fibre broadband network following roll-out completion in 57 residential compounds that serve more than 3,200 homes. The list includes: Beverly Hills Gardens (1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 15 & 16), Al Mirqab (1, 2 & 3), Les Roses (1 & 2), The Oriental Village, Al Jawhara, Tebah Gardens, Al Waab Oasis, Janayin Al Waab and The Village Resort.
This latest announcement highlights Vodafone’s rapidly expanding fibre footprint in the country that in addition to Al Waab, includes key locations such as West Bay, Lusail, Salwa, The Pearl, Wakra, Bin Mahmoud, Al Gharaffa, Al Sadd, Msheireb, Industrial Area and Old Salata.
Vodafone Qatar’s GigaNet fibre network roll-out in Al Waab will enable Vodafone GigaHome services in thousands of homes. In addition to high-speed internet, Vodafone GigaHome covers homes of every size with uninterrupted Wi-Fi in every room using a state-of-the-art Giga Wi-Fi Hub, capabilities that are ideal for meeting the higher demand being placed on home internet services following nation-wide precautionary measures against the coronavirus pandemic that have mandated on-line or digital learning for schools and universities, and remote working for many employees.
In addition, GigaHome-Fibre customers can enjoy GigaTV, Vodafone’s home entertainment service that features live TV channels, on-demand content such as movies from major studios, Vodafone exclusive TV series and kids content, as well as OSN premium channels. These features can also be enjoyed on the go through the GigaTV app.
Vodafone Qatar’s Chief Operating Officer, Diego Camberos, said: “Vodafone now offers more homes in Al Waab greater choice to enjoy our superfast broadband and a large suite of premium services. With people having to work and learn from home to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, it is the right time to rely on our state-of-the-art GigaNet home network to power this increased level of digital activities in the home, and for families to enjoy the best in entertainment together.”
To learn more about Vodafone’s home broadband services, visit www.vodafone.qa/gigahome.
About Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C
Vodafone Qatar P.Q.S.C. ("Vodafone Qatar") provides a comprehensive range of services including voice, messaging, data, fixed communications, IoT and ICT managed services in the State of Qatar, for both consumers and businesses alike. The Company commenced commercial operations in 2009 and has 1.73 million mobile customers as of 31 March 2020. Its state-of-the-art network infrastructure is expanding to cover key locations in the country with fibre connectivity and 5G, along with an extensive digital ecosystem, which will contribute to Qatar's continued growth and prosperity. Vodafone Qatar’s vision is deeply rooted in its mission to connect today’s ideas with the technologies of tomorrow by pioneering digital innovation and becoming people’s first choice in telecom and digital services. Please visit www.vodafone.qa for more details.
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