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.

Document for Consultation on Public Satellite Telecommunications Networks and Services License and associated Frequency License for Qatar Satellite Company (Es’hailSat)

Saturday, June 29, 2013

This document is for a public consultation on a draft License for the provision of Public Satellite Telecommunications Networks and Services and the associated draft Frequency License (the Licenses). All interested parties are invited to provide their views and comments on the Licenses in this consultation document.

Any submissions received in response to this consultation will be carefully considered by ictQATAR when preparing the final licenses. Nothing included in this consultation document is final or binding. However, ictQATAR is under no obligation to adopt or implement any comments or proposals submitted.

Comments should be submitted by email to  by Sunday, July 21, 2013.