Posted on February 11, 2011

Qtel has named the winners of its innovative “Snap and Win” contest after a flood of entries highlighting the photographic talent of Qatar.

The contest aimed to find the most popular image snapped with a mobile phone, and hundreds of shots were submitted for review on the popular Qtel Facebook page.

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"239","attributes":{"class":"media-image alignright size-medium wp-image-2245","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"300","height":"170","alt":""}}]]With first prizes of top-of-the-range LCD TVs, competition was fierce. The top three winners were Farhan Shafiq, Nausheer Ahmed and Farid Abboud.

Runners-up received a range of prizes, including cameras and digital photo frames.

The competition, which ran until 12 January 2011, allowed participants to enter an unlimited number of photographs.  The public voting took place on Qtel’s Facebook page, with the pictures with highest number of votes winning the top places.

To see all the winning photos, go to and check out the “Snap and Win” photo album. A number of innovative interactive services are now available on the page, including eTopUp, a data calculator, the popular Backstage Download service and in-depth product and service information. The Qtel Facebook page is now the most popular company page in Qatar, with more than 70,000 friends.