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Posted On: 28 October 2009 03:02 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:10 pm

250,000 subscribe to Vodafone service

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Vodafone Qatar announced yesterday another milestone. Since the company’s launch of services in July this year, over 250,000 customers have joined to date. In September, Vodafone Qatar announced that 150,000 customers had joined and in just over a month, customer figures have dramatically risen by an additional 100,000. “We are absolutely delighted with the progress we have made in building our customer base which has significantly exceeded our forecasts. Thank you to the Emir, H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and the Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for choosing us to help deliver part of Vision 2030. Thank you also goes out to H H Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, the chairperson of Qatar Foundation, and Rashid Al Naimi, Board Member and supporter for being the best possible partners in this exciting venture,” said Grahame Maher, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Qatar. “Special thanks to our Chairman, H E Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Saud Al Thani and the rest of our Qatari board members for their support, help and coaching of our operational team. Thank you to our 80,000 Qatari shareholders whose faith in us allowed us to become a 70 percent Qatari owned company. “We also must thank ictQATAR for paving the way for competition with the new regulatory framework in Qatar and thank all the government departments, municipalities and Qtel who have helped us obtain approvals, permission and access to sites to build our extensive network coverage to serve 99 percent of the people in the country within 12 months. “We couldn’t have reached this milestone without the support, dedication and effort of all our staff, suppliers and partners- thank you! Last but not least, we’d like to say a big thank you to all of the 250,000 people who have joined Vodafone Qatar over the last few months. We promise to continue to “Make a world of difference for all the people in Qatar” and look forward to bringing you even more value, more innovative products, more great services and more amazing promotions very soon,” continued Grahame Maher.