Doha, 21 June 2020: Vodafone Qatar has connected Asian Town with its state-of-the art GigaNet fibre network and thousands of the country’s labour workforce now have access to reliable fixed services including high-speed internet, which will also power many of the commercial entities based there. The GigaNet fibre rollout covers the entire Asian Town, including Plaza Mall and the Mowasalat-Karwa locations.
Located close to Doha’s Industrial Area, Asian Town is mainly residential, comprising the adjacent Asian City, but the sports, entertainment and shopping venue also houses several small businesses. Asian Town was designed and developed to strategically meet the vision of the Qatar National Vision 2030, assuring its residents of convenient access to amenities and other essential services.
Vodafone Qatar’s Chief Operating Officer, Diego Camberos, said: “Vodafone Qatar has long been motivated by a responsibility to bring all members of society into a connected digital community through our technology. Connecting Asian Town is a part of fulfilling that commitment under the “Inclusion for All” pillar of our Company purpose.”
Over 15,000 residential units in Asian Town will be eligible for Vodafone’s latest GigaHome offers to enjoy the latest home Wi-Fi technology. Businesses will also benefit from the wide range of services available with GigaNet Fibre, including access to Vodafone GigaBusiness plans, offering unlimited data with speeds up to 1Gbps, high-speed Corporate Internet, Security and Fixed Voice solutions.
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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