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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports

Internet Usage Statistics:
1,520,996 Internet users as of June 30, 2012;
5.0% of the population, according to ITU.



Internet Usage Statistics:
1,682,271 Internet users as of June/12, 86.2% of the population, according to IWS.

Facebook Subscribers:
727,980 Facebook subscribers on Sept 30/12, 37.3% of the population, according to FB.

Latest Population Estimate:
1,951,591 population for 2012, according to US Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product:
GDP per capita is US$ 80,440 for 2011 according to I.M.F.

Qatar Country Area (Size):
11,521 sq km and the population density is 169 persons per sq km.

Internet Growth and Population Statistics:

YEAR

Users

Population

% Pop.

Usage Source

2000

30,000

624,422

3.8 %

ITU

2002

126,000

768,464

16.4 %

ITU

2005

165,000

795,585

20.7 %

ITU

2009

436,000

833,285

52.3 %

ITU

2012

1,682,271

1,951,591

86.2 %

IWS




Qatar Search Engines and Directories:

Search Engine Colossus
Qatar Search Engines and Directories.


Dmoz Directory
Qatar Open Directory


Qatar Wikipedia
Wikipedia Qatar web site.

Qatar Yellow Pages
Qatar Directory and Yellow Pages.


Yellow Pages Qatar
Qatar Business Directory.


Index Qatar
Qatar Search Engine and web Directory


Qatar Country Profile

Qatar Profile
Qatar information report from the BBC


Qatar CIA Factbook
Map, Demography and Basic data.


Qatar World Bank Page

Qatar Telecoms, Mobile Broadband Market Overview and Forecasts
Qatar is small and very wealthy, with income per capita almost twice as high as even Kuwait or the UAE. This is reflected in high penetration rates for mobile and fixed-line telecoms and for broadband Internet services. Qatar was the last country in the region to introduce competition to its telecoms market. In July 2009 Vodafone Qatar launched mobile services, ending the monopoly of all sectors of the market previously enjoyed by incumbent Qtel. The consortium led by Vodafone plc of the UK won the second mobile licence in December 2007. A second fixed-line licence was awarded in September 2008, also to the Vodafone consortium. telecommunications market in Oman, accompanied by relevant statistics.
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Middle East Digital Media, Broadband and Internet Market
Broadband use is increasing rapidly in the wealthier countries of the Arab Middle East. However, wide income disparities across the region are reflected in broadband penetration rates. The Arab Middle East has a very flourishing pan-regional satellite TV market with over 400 FTA channels available. Lack of locally produced content in Arabic is a problem both for the Internet and TV sectors. Digital Media in the region is a small but growing market.






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