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Qtel completes first phase of high speed internet project

Qtel has announced the successful completion of the first phase of a Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) trial, the Peninsula has reported. With more than 1,000 homes in the West Bay and Mesaieed areas of Doha taking part in the test project, the trial phase focused on delivering high-speed broadband internet, high definition digital television and landline telephone services. The company said the commercial roll-out of the service is set to start in the first half of 2011.