The mobile operator tops Ookla®’s global list of providers in delivering fastest connectivity to its customers

Doha, Qatar, 4 February, 2023: Vodafone Qatar is the World’s Fastest Mobile Network, according to results from consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest® by Ookla®. Revealed as the fastest amongst mobile operators worldwide in the second half of 2022, Vodafone Qatar is the new global benchmark for mobile network speed.  This #1 ranking for median mobile download speeds on Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index™ reflects Vodafone’s continued investment in its network with the goal of delivering the best connectivity experiences to its customers. 

The prestigious recognition follows a rigorous analysis of data obtained from millions of tests performed on Speedtest by users across networks all over the world to measure internet connection speeds between July to December 2022.  Based on Ookla’s assessment, Vodafone Qatar led the rankings with a Speed Score™ of 238.56 points, far surpassing other mobile networks. “The Speed test Awards™, presented by Ookla, are reserved for an elite delegation of network operators that have delivered exceptional internet performance and coverage,” remarked Doug Suttles, CEO of Ookla. “It is our pleasure to present Vodafone with the award for Fastest Mobile Network in the World. This recognition is testament to their exceptional performance in Q3-Q4 2022.” He added.
Commenting on receiving this honor, Sheikh Hamad Abdulla Jassim Al-Thani, CEO at Vodafone Qatar, said, “As a company built in Qatar for Qatar, Vodafone is immensely proud to be recognized as the fastest mobile network in the world. This is a vivid demonstration of the absolute resolve of our teams in continually enhancing the quality and speed of our services and products to provide the very best to our customers. With internet connectivity becoming even more crucial in the post-pandemic era, Vodafone Qatar, has continued to employ next-generation technologies to consistently elevate the user experience, making it as seamless and as convenient as possible.”

Ramy Boctor, CTO at Vodafone Qatar, said, “Vodafone Qatar understands the importance of reliable and flexible internet connectivity to maintain, enhance and transform business operations. As an enabler of the digital transformation journey of several small and large businesses across the country’s business sector, Vodafone Qatar leaves no stone unturned in ensuring the quality and capacity of our networks remains first-class. The award by Ookla speaks to our commitment in this area and intensifies our focus in using superfast connectivity to build a more cohesive, more inclusive and sustainable digital society for all.”

As a demonstrated leader in technology and digital innovation, Vodafone Qatar has been at the forefront of driving Qatar’s digital transformation agenda forward, enabling a digitally connected and digitally aware society via its robust network, range of smart solutions and collaborative partnerships. Such efforts have had a strong bearing on the country’s global standing in internet quality and efficiency, additionally enabling it to secure the top spot on the Speedtest Global Index in November 2022. 

To find out more about Ookla’s Speedtest award report, please visit https://www.speedtest.net/awards/world/2022?award_type=carrier&time_period=q3-q4.
To find out more about Vodafone Qatar, please visit: www.vodafone.qa

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 more than 2 million mobile customers as of 30 December 2022. 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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Fastest Mobile Network in the world : Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q3–Q4 2022. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission. 
Speedtest Global Index : Based on analysis by Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Qatar, November 2022. More information about the Global Market Index can be found at https://www.speedtest.net/global-index/qatar#mobile


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