IPv6 Qatar Taskforce
The Qatar IPv6 Taskforce is a non-profit operational group created and managed by the Communications Regulatory Authority to drive, facilitate, and propagate IPv6 adoption in the State of Qatar. The Qatar IPv6 Taskforce consists of Government Entities and Agencies, Private Sector Enterprises, Internet Service Providers, Academic Institutions, Hosting Service Providers, Security Institutions, Finance Sector, Aviation Industry, and Oil and Gas Industries. The taskforce members are responsible and accountable to ensure the readiness of their network for IPv6 adoption and to guarantee the smooth implementation and enablement of IPv6 in Qatar.
The primary role for the Qatar National IPv6 Task Force is to advocate, educate, and promote IPv6 in state of Qatar, by providing technical leadership, trainings, and bi-monthly meetings to ensure that Qatar’s ICT ecosystem is ready for the transition to the IPv6.
As the transition to IPv6 is in alignment with Qatar Vision 2030, in addition to the support of Qatar 2022 World Cup, the Qatar IPv6 Taskforce aims to:
- Manage and lead the stakeholders to the optimum transition solutions to ensure the support of rapid economic growth and the ICT sustainability in the State of Qatar.
- Support and assist the stakeholders by providing the requisite knowledge and training workshops to achieve the planned goals included in the Qatar National IPv6 Strategy’s transition timeline.
- Facilitate a smooth and wide transition to IPv6 by developing a structured transition plans in phases to be followed by the Qatar’s IPv6 Community.