- Language: English
- Published: October 2012
- Region: Mexico
Summary: Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C.
- Published: January 2010
- Region: Qatar
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The 'A-' rating on Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C., the incumbent fixed-line and mobile telecommunications operator in the State of Qatar (AA-/Stable/A-1+), is based on the company's stand-alone credit profile (SACP), which Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assesses at 'BBB', as well as on our opinion that there is a "high" likelihood that the government of Qatar would provide timely and sufficient extraordinary support to Qtel in the event of financial distress. In accordance with our criteria for government-related entities (GREs), our view of a "high" likelihood of extraordinary government support is based on our assessment of Qtel's: "Important" role for the government given its position as the largest telecoms services provider in the country. Qtel represents a key part of...
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