Qtel in deal to operate Pearl-Qatar network
Doha, May 30, 2012
Qtel has signed an agreement with United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar project, to acquire the full communications infrastructure of the innovative urban development in Doha.
Pearl-Qatar is a masterpiece of private and modern living on an island spanning over 4 million sq m of land that offers a tailored range of residential solutions to meet the highest of standards available in the Gulf.
As per the agreement, Qtel will now own and operate the network of The Pearl-Qatar, enabling residents to enjoy voice, high-speed broadband internet and Mozaic TV entertainment services in their homes and offices.
With the advanced infrastructure in place on The Pearl-Qatar, customers will benefit from more choice and great value from Qtel, as the company continues to expand Qatar’s most reliable network across the nation.
Commenting on the deal, Qtel Qatar CEO Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani said, “Today’s agreement marks another important step forward for Qtel and for residents across Qatar, as we strive to offer the highest level of service, and most advanced technology.'
'Our ambition is to work to make Qatar one of the best-connected countries in the world, and infrastructure acquisition agreements with pioneering developers like UDC are a key part of that process,' he stated.
“Residents of The Pearl-Qatar can be assured that Qtel will provide them with the highest standards of service, and widest range of choices, so that they enjoy communication to a world-class standard,” he added.
In his comments, UDC chief executive officer Ebrahim Mubarak Al-Sulaiti said a great deal of time and careful planning supported this new agreement, which would provide important added-value for Pear-Qatar residents and visitors.
'We are pleased to conclude this agreement, and believe that Qtel will deliver the highest quality of services to our residents,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service