The ‎ Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) is the Communications Regulator in the state of Qatar established by virtue of Emiri Decree (42) in 2014. The CRA regulates the Telecommunications and Information Technology sector, postal services, access to digital media and spectrum. The CRA encourages and supports an open and competitive Information & Communications Technology (ICT) sector that provides advanced, innovative, and reliable communications services. Balancing the rights of consumers with the needs of service providers is at the heart of everything the CRA does.

Consultation document on draft QoS Policy and Regulatory Framework Annex 4: Impact Assessment in Relation to the QoS Regulatory Framework

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.

This document analyses the impact of regulatory options on different stakeholders. The estimated costs and benefits of the different regulatory options are assessed for each type of stakeholder namely, Service Providers, consumers, and Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA).