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Ooredoo says Qatar has world's greatest gigabit fibre penetration

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 11:17 CET | News
Oorodoo says Qatar's gigabit-speed fibre penetration is the highest in the world, according to a new Arthur D Little report launched at Mobile World Congress.The report, "Gigabit Fibre Driving Innovative Services in the Home," shows that 99 percent of Qatar's households are covered by fibre, nearly double the penetration rate of 2012, and matched only by Latvia, Lithuania and Singapore.

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Companies: Ooredoo Qatar
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