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.

Fixed Number Portability Consultation Document

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Fixed Number Portability (FNP) consultation document describes fixed number portability and provides the policy for its implementation. The FNP policy is developed keeping in view the key processes and functions that are currently being followed in porting a mobile number.

The Regulatory Authority has  published a draft of the policy together with the consultation document. Some of the key areas covered under policy are:

  • Implementation time scale
  • Customer Prices
  • Order Handling Process
  • Porting times
  • NP routing solution
  • Debt management

The closing date for submission of comments is December 26, 2013. Comments should be submitted by email to by the closing date.