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Public Consultations

As the independent regulatory body for the communications sector in Qatar, the Communications Regulatory Authority recognizes that its decisions must be based on evidence and take into account the views of people and organizations with an interest in the outcome. To improve transparency, efficiency and the effectiveness of regulation in the sector, CRA uses public consultations as a regulatory process to seek inputs from the public and the industry on matters affecting them. 

Periodically we conduct consultations when developing regulations, policies or guidelines. The goal is to improve the quality of our decisions by seeking the expertise, perspectives and ideas of those who will be directly affected. The process of consultation also enables us to balance opposing interests and identify any unintended effects and practical problems before developing any final positions on regulatory issues.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The document on this page is the public consultation launched by the Communications Regulatory Authority to address concerns by the developers likely to be affected by the Passive Civil Infrastructure Access Regulation issued by CRA earlier this year.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministers have called for a review of the prices applied to  International Mobile Roaming (IMR) services in the region.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The consultation document explains the procedures and standards required to be followed by licensed telecommunications networks and Service providers for constructing cellular mobile stations and towers in the State of Qatar.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has announced the needs to shift its focus from the Retail Relevant Markets to Wholesale Relevant Markets. According to the CRA ex-ante regulation at the wholesale level should be considered sufficient to tackle potential competition problems on the related downstream market(s).
Sunday, August 10, 2014
The consultation document on this page is on the Mobile Site Sharing Instruction. This Instruction is required to be followed by the licensed telecommunications networks and Mobile Service providers for sharing mobile sites with other service providers in the State of Qatar.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
As required by the Regulatory Accounting System (RAS) Orders (ICTRA 2013/03/31-B), Ooredoo has submitted the RAS for the Financial Years 2010/11/12 (collectively: 2010+).
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has developed this public consultation on future spectrum demand in Qatar to fulfil the following goals:
Sunday, May 25, 2014
This Instruction sets the principles and rules to be followed for the installation, operations and access by licensed telecommunications networks and Service providers to any telecommunications facilities, services and physical infrastructure for telecommunications networks and services throughout the State of Qatar.