Posted on September 28, 2011

Vodafone Qatar was recognised for excellence in Online by the Internet Awards Middle East at a ceremony held yesterday in Abdu Dhabi. Vodafone Qatar was named as a finalist in 3 categories - Best Digital Creative Campaign (for, Best Specialized E-Commerce Website (for and Best New Website (for  


"We are extremely excited and honoured to be recognised for excellence in Online," stated DeEtte Christie, General Manager of Vodafone's "Vodafone Qatar has been a trail-blazer for online -bringing some big firsts for the region such as online number reservation, innovation in top-up, brand engagement through social media and online promotion.  We strongly believe in the value and importance of online, so look for many more great things to come from Vodafone Qatar in the future!"



Vodafone Qatar is the first and only telecom operator in the Middle East to open its doors to customers exclusively via an online store instead through the traditional retail channel. Customers started joining Vodafone Qatar via its online store one month before the first retail store started operations. Thousands of people, including VIP shareholders, chose their numbers online and become part of the Vodafone family. Vodafone Qatar has been committed to bringing the latest ecommerce innovations to the market in Qatar.

In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, Vodafone in partnership with launched, a one-of-a-kind website dedicated to all things Ramadan in Qatar.

New from Vodafone Qatar, SouqIt ( is the place to bid, buy and sell online in Qatar. SouqIt is perfect for everyone from entrepreneurs looking to sell their products or services online, charities looking to raise money through auctions, or anyone looking to clean out an overcrowded closet.   Always free to join and featuring auctions and classified ads, SouqIt’s no-hassle interface lets everyone quickly and easily upload photos, create a listing and publish all with a few simple clicks.