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Ooredoo to provide fixed and wireless connectivity for Qatar Rail

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Ooredoo and Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) have signed a memorandum to provide next generation ICT solutions for the design, construction and operation of the Qatar Rail Development Programme (QRDP).

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The MoU was signed at a ceremony today by Waleed Al Sayed, CEO, Ooredoo Qatar and Dr. Eng. Saad Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Rail, which was attended by senior executives from both companies.

Qatar Rail is currently driving the development of one of the largest rail projects in the world, and the technology agreement is one of the most far-reaching and comprehensive ever agreed by a leading ICT provider and a rail infrastructure developer.

The agreement positions Ooredoo as the primary ICT solutions supplier for the QRDP. It will support the provision of next-generation ICT services and infrastructure across the Qatar Rail network.

Upon completion, citizens, residents and visitors to Qatar will all benefit from an incredible range of communication services provided both on-board and at stations. In addition, the ICT services will provide vital connectivity during the development phase of each of the essential national projects.

Under the terms of the agreement, Ooredoo will provide Qatar Rail with the latest infrastructure and solutions, including fixed and wireless connectivity services.

In addition, the agreement will support the development of dedicated smart solutions for managing rail transportation, including full control centre functionality and data centre services.


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