Qatar tops Gulf region in mobile internet and broadband speed May 21, 2019 0 1090 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar has been ranked first in the Gulf region and fifth globally on the mobile internet speed index.Qatar secured the top spot in the region with a speed of 59.90 Mbps, followed by UAE at 56.33 Mbps (7th globally), Saudi Arabia at 35.06 Mbps (35th globally), Oman at 35.06 Mbps (36th globally) and Bahrain at 26.37 Mbps (59th globally), according to Speedtest Global Index, which ranks mobile and fixed broadband speeds from around the world on a monthly basis.The index also ranked Qatar first among all Gulf countries and 39th globally in terms of fixed broadband internet speed for the month of April with a speed of 62.65 Mbps.The index indicated that the upload speed in Qatar reached an average of 16.6 Mbps from the mobile internet and 32.20 Mbps from the fixed broadband internet.Norway ranked first globally in terms of mobile Internet speed at 65.41 Mbps, followed by Canada at 64.42 Mbps and South Korea at 63.81 Mbps.Singapore ranked first globally in terms of fixed broadband internet speed at 197.50 Mbps, followed by Hong Kong at 172.67 Mbps and South Korea at 144.76 Mbps. RELATED ARTICLES Shura approves draft law on DNA database May 21, 2019 0 1619 Google vs Huawei battle hits millions of smartphone users May 21, 2019 0 1398 Garangao celebrations at Katara May 21, 2019 0 1000 Qatar a real friend of Palestinians: Envoy Hisham Aljundi Doha Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Doha on Monday in an official visit to Qatar. Abbas is expected to meet the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Tuesday to discuss bilateral .. Airfares soar ahead of Eid holidays Tribune News Network Doha With the approach of the Eid Al Fitr holidays, airfares to many destinations from Doha have gone up by about 50 to 70 percent, according to Doha-based travel agencies. Saleh al Taweel, General .. 70 countries benefit from QFFD’s $585mn aid in 2018 Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Chairman of Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) HE Sultan bin Saad al Muraikhi has launched the Fund’s annual report for 2018. Qatar Fund for Development has provided ..