Vodafone 5G network covers 70% of Doha within a year of launch

Vodafone Qatar has achieved a remarkable milestone in terms of building world-class infrastructure in just one year after the roll-out of 5G network in Qatar. The telecom service provider yesterday unveiled the extensive reach of its 5G network that covers key locations across the country including 70 percent of Doha. 

The company also announced that its 5G network coverage will be available almost across the country (populated areas) before the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The company’s leading role in the rapid roll-out of this advanced technology in Qatar was announced by Vodafone Qatar CEO Sheikh Hamad Abdulla Al Thani at an exclusive event, which also witnessed the launch of Qatar’s first ‘Unlimited 5G Plans’.

Among the locations where Vodafone Qatar’s 5G network is live are Al Rayyan, Al Aziziya, Al Hilal, Al Gharaffa, Al Sadd, Al Wakrah, Abu Hamour, Nuaija, Education City, Khartiyat, Mamoura, Msheireb, Old Airport, The Pearl, Thumama, Umm Salal and West Bay. 

With its new 5G coverage map unveiled at the event by Vodafone Qatar’s brand ambassador, Mohammed Saadon Al Kuwari, the Company also shared the details of the ‘Unlimited 5G Plans’ to give mobile users the full 5G experience, and allow them to take advantage of its unprecedented speed. 

Sheikh Hamad, said: “Vodafone Qatar has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to building a world-class infrastructure in support of the realisation of the Qatar National Vision 2030. Since switching on our 5G network just over a year ago, our coverage map highlights our rapid progress in deploying 5G across Qatar. “With expansion continuing, Qatar will undoubtedly be placed among the ranks of the world’s most connected countries. ”

Vodafone Qatar’s three new Unlimited 5G plans, available in both consumer and business variants - Unlimited 300, Unlimited 450, and Unlimited VIP - are designed to enable both consumer and business customers to use 5G speeds and never run out of data while in Qatar. On top of unlimited data, customers can enjoy unlimited local calls and SMS, worry-free data roaming in up to 120 countries and up to 500 international calls, which in the business variant could also be used to receive roaming calls, at no extra cost. Exclusive rewards and privileges are additional with each plan including Qmiles and Valet Parking. 

Diego Camberos, Chief Operating Officer, said: “Vodafone Qatar is proud to make the exceptional freedom of 5G connectivity available to more people, and in more homes and offices, through our market-leading plans and services for consumers and businesses, which set new standards for the industry.” 

To celebrate the launch of their new ‘Unlimited 5G plans’, customers can now take advantage of a special offer and receive a QR50 discount on Unlimited 300 or Business Unlimited 300 and Unlimited 450 or Business Unlimited 450 for six months, valid until December 31, 2019. Vodafone Qatar first made 5G commercially available in April this year. 

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