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: