Q.NBN- The Exclusive Gold Sponsors for FTTx Middle East Summit
Qatar National Broadband Network (Q.NBN) is the exclusive Gold Sponsor for the upcoming FTTx Middle East Summit. The summit will take place from the 27th of May until the 30th of May at the Oryx Rotana hotel in Doha.
- (1888PressRelease) May 29, 2012 - "We are very proud to be the Gold Sponsors of such a significant event that highlights the necessary implementation and execution of fiber optic networks taking place in Doha. As we know, Qatar is a key player in the development of economical and social affairs in the region. At Q.NBN we seek to add substantial value to Qatar's 2030 vision and ICT Qatar 2015 Strategy by implementing the latest technological platforms to help achieve a knowledge-based sustainable economy. At the FTTx, attendees will be able to discuss the deployment and benefits that fiber optic brings to its nation's citizens and businesses," stated Q.NBN's Chief Technical Officer, Mr. Ahmed Al-Sulaiti.
Hosted in Qatar for the first time, FTTx Middle East summit will see ICT officials, IT Developers, and local and regional executives sharing and discussing the different benefits and aspects of the deployment of fiber optic networks.
Fiber optic networks are an essential commodity needed for a nation's development. Besides the ease of high-speed connectivity for business and recreational use, recent research studies have shown that broadband speed increases an economy's GDD by 0.3%.
Q.NBN, a shareholding company wholly owned by the government, is providing state-of-the-art fiber optic platforms to enable all licensed operators to connect through this infrastructure, thereby significantly enhancing their capability and coverage to offer voice, high-speed Internet access and other data services to their customers.
In line with Qatar's 2030 vision, Q.NBN seeks to transform the country through investment in advanced technologies from a knowledge based society to empower Qatar's citizens with broadband fiber access.
Through its visionary and collaborative approach to the market, Q.NBN seeks to have maximum coverage by 2015 as it serves the wider digitization agenda of the country.
Notes to Editors:
Qatar National Broadband Network Company (Q.NBN) is a shareholdingcompany wholly owned by the government, with a mandate to enable accessible high-speed communications with the right cutting edge technology platform across Qatar. Through its visionary and collaborative approach to the market, Q.NBN will help to empower the nation with broadband fibre access to citizens and businesses alike in line with the Qatar ICT Strategy 2015.
Q.NBN aims to have maximum coverage by 2015 as it serves the wider digitization agenda of the country. The next generation fiber optics network which is the alternative to copper will become exponentially faster, bringing community and enterprise benefits of enhanced delivery of services, cost savings, increased competitiveness and improved sustainability.
Recent research shows that doubling the broadband speed increases an economy's GDP by 0.3%.
Q.NBN will focus solely on the deployment of a passive network infrastructure, providing equal and open access to operators to offer choice for the end-user and efficiently leveraging existing and new infrastructure in Qatar. Q.NBN, one of the first government initiatives of its kind in the region, reflects Qatar's Vision 2030 to transform the country through investment in advanced technologies to knowledge based society and make Qatar the best connected country in the GCC and one of the most connected in the world. Q.NBN operates within the existing laws and under license conditions issued by ictQATAR.
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