Ooredoo Qatar has announced the addition of the Category 9 LTE-Advanced standard to its mobile network, which utilises multiple 4G frequency bands to support download speeds of up to 325Mbps for customers. As reported by the Gulf Times, the mobile network upgrade, which is part of the ongoing ‘Ooredoo Supernet’ enhancement programme, is now available for all customers who have compatible devices, at no extra cost. The operator highlighted that a range of mobile devices can utilise the advanced ‘Cat 9’ speeds, including the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Ooredoo’s Netgear Mi-Fi router, allowing users to enjoy web browsing speeds ‘up to 45%’ faster than existing 4G LTE services.
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