Qatar Telecom to provide telecommunication services at $11bn airport to open in Dec
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) has been awarded a contract to provide telecoms services at the new $11bn Doha airport scheduled to open in December, the former monopoly said on Tuesday.
Qtel was one of 15 companies invited to bid for the contract, including Vodafone Qatar, an airport official told Reuters on the sidelines of a news conference.
Qtel said it had spent QR37m ($10.2m) so far on building out the airport's telecoms infrastructure.
Company and airport officials did not give the total value of the contract for the telecom services at the airport which is slated to eventually accommodate 50 million passengers annually.For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.