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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has conducted in April its first round of inspections for 2018 of shops selling telecommunications devices & equipment and issued a total of 35 written violation notices for shops practicing such activities without having the required license.
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Follow an extensive public consultation in late 2017, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has issued the third version of the Class License for Short Range Devices (SRDs).
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
A high-level delegation from the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), the Sultanate of Oman visited the headquarters of the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA). The Omani delegation was headed by Eng. Yousuf Bin Abdullah Al Balushi, TRA Vice President for Spectrum Affairs.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
A report by GSMA Intelligence on the global consumer insights reveals that the State of Qatar is first among Arab countries and second in the world behind only South Korea in terms of engagement with mobile services and applications for a second year in a row.
Sunday, May 6, 2018
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) conducted on Thursday, May 3, 2018 an Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) taskforce meeting with stakeholders and Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), at the CRA Headquarters as part of its efforts to lead in IPv6 adoption, which is the most recent version of
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
A delegation from the State of Qatar, headed by H.E. Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai, President of the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) participated in the plenary session of the Council of Administration of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which was held on Friday, April 27, 2018 in Bern, Switzerland.
Sunday, April 22, 2018
 The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has coordinated the implementation of the third phase of the regulation on reducing the price caps for roaming charges within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, which has been implemented as of April 1, 2018.
Monday, April 16, 2018
In light of the growth of ‘gate-to-gate connectivity’ worldwide, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has approved the provision of Internet service onboard aircraft at all altitudes, after it was approved only when the aircraft is flying at, at least, 3000 meters above sea level.