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ictQATARSupreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (Qatar)
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Wasla is part of the larger Digital Inclusion Strategy launched last May by ictQATAR in alignment with the Qatar National Vision 2030 Human Development Pillar, which aims to ensure that all segments of society in Qatar have access to the benefits of ICT.
In a statement ictQATAR said the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) had conducted its own analysis of the '4G For Free Forever' campaign and "concluded that the advertisement is in fact misleading and it creates the perception that the 4G service and data are for free"
Partnering with leading companies in the ICT industry plays in important role in Qatar advancing our digital agenda, and ictQatar looks forward to working with Ericsson to build a truly networked nation," said Hassan Al-Sayed, ictQatar assistant secretary general, IT Sector and ICT Government Programs.
As part of the partnership, Ericsson and ictQATAR will collaborate in a number of areas including "Technology for Good" which covers initiatives such as sustainability through ICT solutions and also aims to use ICT to unlock the potential of the e-Economy such as e-Education and e-Government in Qatar and the region.
In its report ictQATAR quotes end of 2010 statistics for the take-up of information technology and use of the internet, as follows: 89 per cent of all households
Vodafone Qatar has noted that ictQATAR has requested Qtel to change significantly how the Virgin Mobile brand in Qatar is represented compared to what was launched on May 13, 2010.
ictQATAR has conducted an exhaustive independent review following a complaint raised by a competitor about the status of Qtel s Virgin Mobile service.
Our lawyers are reviewing the decision and will shortly advise Vodafone Qatar s board on our options for legal action that are in the interest of our shareholders and for damages resulting from Qtel s behavior which has been found to be illegal by ictQATAR," Vodafone Qatar chairman Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Saud al-Thani added.
PARIS, DOHA, Qatar and PALO ALTO, California, July 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and ictQATAR (representing the State of Qatar) announce today that following an international consultation, Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has been selected to build the high-performance satellite they will jointly own and operate at the 25.
ictQATAR (representing the State of Qatar) and Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announce today the signing of a partnership agreement to invest in and operate a new high-capacity satellite at Eutelsat's 25.
However, no second fixed licence has yet been awarded by ictQATAR.
In July 2011, ICT guiding body, ictQATAR announced the launch of a new security solution that will use Qatari citizens' national eID card to enhance access security of the portal.