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Qatar telecom sector revenues reach QAR 9.7 billion in 2019

The Qatar telecom sector recorded revenues for 2019 of QAR 9.7 billion, according to the Telecommunications Market Report for 2015-2019 released by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA). The report says investments in the retail telecom sector stood at QAR 1.7 billion.  Mobile telephone penetration reached 143 percent while mobile broadband penetration went to 129 percent.

The number of fixed voice communication and fixed broadband services subscribers reached half a million, while the number of fixed broadband service subscribers reached 300,000. The number of subscriptions to mobile services reached 3.9 million, and the number of subscriptions to mobile broadband services 3.5 million. The percentage of fixed broadband subscriptions for fiber connection services was 92 percent, and the rate for fixed broadband subscriptions with advertised speed (30 Mbps) reached 86 percent.

The data in the report were collected and elaborated by CRA based on service providers’ regulatory reports that they provide every quarter.


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