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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.

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.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Consultation Response document reviews the responses received to the Consultation on the Class License initiated by CRA on January 27, 2014. Further, it provides CRA’s position with respect  to the comments received and provides a transparent justification for the final version of the Class License.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
On July 22, 2013, the Regulatory Authority of the then Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) launched a public consultation on the draft “Instruction on the Setting of Quality of Service (QoS) parameters and the methodology for the assessment of coverage” and requested written comments from interested parties.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This document summarizes the impact assessment analysis of the likely effect of a new Quality of Service (QoS) Regulatory Framework. Such an analysis should help identifying regulatory options  and establish whether the proposed new regulation is likely to have the desired impact.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This report provides a detailed overview of regional and international practices with respect to Quality of Service (QoS) regulation. It elaborates conclusions which can be used for the QoS Regulatory Framework in Qatar on the basis of best practices identified.