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This is an update of the Qatar telecoms market, covering mobile, fixed broadband, operator initiatives, consumer market trends, and regulation. It includes subscriptions and revenue forecasts for mobile and fixed broadband.


  • Qatar’s telecoms market has a highly developed mobile sector, with a high level of mobile penetration. Mobile broadband accounts for the majority of broadband connections. At end-2016, Qatar had 4.4 million mobile subscriptions and 310,000 fixed broadband subscriptions.
  • FTTx was the leading fixed broadband technology at end-2016, with a market share of 97.5%. Vodafone uses only FTTx to provide fixed broadband services, whereas Ooredoo uses both FTTx and xDSL.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the current state of Qatar's broadband market.
  • Assesses operator moves, innovation, and strategies.

Key questions answered

  • Who are the market leaders in the fixed and mobile markets?
  • What are the market shares of key players?
  • How will revenues grow in the next five years?
  • What are the major operator initiatives in Qatar?
  • Which technologies will drive revenue growth?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Qatar Update, May 2017

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