21 Apr 2010
Vodafone Qatar has reported that its customer base reached 464,962 at the end of March 2010, following its commercial launch of post-paid services as the country’s second mobile operator in July 2009 and pre-paid services the following September. The company said that 50% of customers joined via its online store. Grahame Maher, CEO of Vodafone Qatar, said: ‘We are thrilled by this amazing result which has exceeded our expectations and targets for customer numbers. We now have a substantial customer base that will help drive future performance and forms a solid basis for generating future revenue growth.’ TeleGeography estimates that the newcomer has taken 18% of the mobile market, led by Qatar Telecom (Qtel).