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Qatar Ranked First Globally in Internet Adoption with 99% of Total Population

09 Mar, 2021 09:31 AMAl Raya Newspaper, The PeninsulaIntended Audience
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The State of Qatar has ranked first globally in the rate of internet adoption among the total population with a percentage reaching 99%, according to "The Global State of Digital 2021" report released by Hootsuite Organization that is a global organization specialized in social media management, and the statistics of the internet and mobile phone. This organization releases a report annually to monitor the statuses of digitization and the levels of the spread of the various tools of modern communication technology in all countries of the world. 

The State has also ranked first globally in mobile internet connection speeds; the average download speed in internet connection via mobile phone has reached 178.01 MBPS. Moreover, the average mobile connection speed reached around 124.7% on an annual basis.

The number of internet users in Qatar reached 2.88 million people last January, thus exceeding many countries of the world in this regard. The number of internet users in the State has increased with around 29,000 users, and with 1% between 2020 and 2021, according to the report of the global Hootsuite Organization this year.   

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