Ooredoo launches 10Gbps FTTH service
Ooredoo has used Mobile World Congress 2017 to announce it is launching a new 10Gbps FTTH service.
The company has been offering 10Gbps fiber speeds to select VIP customers in Doha in Qatar, ahead of a planned wider nationwide commercial rollout later this year.
Ooredoo has been trialing the service since December. In Doha, itt currently costs 7,500 rial ($2,059) per month, bundled with the Ooredoo tv service.
Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed Al Sayed said the ongoing 10Gbps upgrade will also support Ooredoo's broader strategy involving introducing 5G services, offering 8K TV streaming and positioning Qatar as the world's best-connected country.
“We’re delighted to be officially launching our 10Gpbs Fibre service for Qatar at Mobile World Congress,” he said.
“This week is all about demonstrating Ooredoo’s data experience leadership, and we continue to set new milestones by expanding and enhancing the Ooredoo Supernet for mobile and fiber customers.”
5G’s higher capacity, lower latency and better network uniformity will be critical