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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.

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.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Quality of Service (QoS) Regulatory Framework sets out how the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is going to regulate QoS offered by Service Providers.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This draft Quality of Service (QoS) Policy sets out the basis upon which the QoS offered by Service Providers shall be measured and regulated by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA).
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This is the main consultation document on the Quality of Service (QoS) Policy and QoS Regulatory Framework. It sets out the QoS context, legal basis and the key questions addressed to the stakeholders.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
The Consultation Response document reviews the responses received to the Consultation on the revised Fees Instruction launched by ictQATAR on June 16, 2013.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
This document provides an overview of the primary regulatory instruments that lead to the conclusion that a telecommunications license from ictQATAR is required in order to provide public telecommunications services on-board Qatar Airways aircraft.  The consultation document also provides a non-exhaustive overview of the types of telecommun
Monday, December 16, 2013
The document on this page is a consultation on Reference Passive Offer, which will provide services such as ducts, dark fiber and collocation space to Other Licensed Operator. 
Monday, December 9, 2013
The Consultation Response document summarizes and reviews the responses received to the Consultation on Public Satellite Telecommunications Networks and Services  License and  Associated Frequency License launched by ictQATAR on July 21, 2013.