QATAR RANKED FIRST AMONG ARAB COUNTRIES, SECOND WORLDWIDE IN MOBILE ENGAGEMENT

Qatar is first among the Arab countries and second in the world, in terms of engagement with mobile services and applications for a second year in a row after South Korea, according to a report by the Global System for Mobile communication’s Association (GSMA).

The report unveiled that Qatar reached the highest score 6.0 on the GSMA Global Mobile Engagement Index (GMEI). This is due to the high usage, particularly for messenger and VoIP applications where Qatar ranked highest in the world.

The result of the report is firmly in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 strategic goal of enabling the development of a sustainable digital society in Qatar, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications, Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti, said.

This indicator does not only look towards Qatar’s leadership in technological infrastructure development, but it also includes users development and their high ability to use and deal with modern technology, CRA president, Mohamed Ali al-Mannai, said.

Source: Government of Qatar