Tagged : broadband

19 May

Qitcom 2014 – Innovating Today For The Future of Qatar

by Anirudh Sharma

Have you registered to attend the third edition of QITCOM? Hurry and sign up to be a part of the nation’s largest Information Communication Technology conference set to take place May 26 to 28, 2014 at the Qatar National Convention Center. Qatar is eager to adopt technologies and solutions that will assist in the journey towards becoming […]

26 Mar

Telecommunication Regulatory Conference Keynote: Technology Push vs Demand Pull?

by Anirudh Sharma

I had the brilliant opportunity to meet Professor Laurent Benzoni, Founder of TERA Consultant, France, and Professor of Economics at Sorbonne University, at the most appropriate place – at the first annual Telecommunications Regulatory Conference organized by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) at the Four Seasons Hotel, earlier today. Professor Benzoni gave a keynote speech at […]

28 Nov

Blair Levin: Broadband new table-stakes for a successful economy

by Anirudh Sharma

Indeed, being connected is the essential element in modern society, conferring broad social and economic benefits. And that connection is possible with high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections. Without broadband infrastructure and services, developing countries risk being left out from flourishing global digital economy. Qatar’s National Broadband Plan, scheduled to be launched at an international-level symposium on […]

06 Mar

H.H. the Emir Shares Bold Vision in Opening Connect Arab Summit

by Sarah Spendiff

His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani opened the ITU Connect Arab Summit in Doha, Qatar today, demonstrating his prioitization of ICT in Qatar and his commitment to connecting the unconnected in the Arab world. The Emir spoke about the many challenges facing the Arab world and said we must rise to these challenges in […]

03 May

Qatar a Converging Internet Adopter

by Brian Wesolowski

Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011… ok my eyes just glazed over too, and when I first cracked open the report I expected to be asleep by page 5, but I must admit there are some really interesting chapters in it. Beyond the impressive news that Qatar is now the 25th most networked nation in the […]