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.

Instruction to Service Providers, Developers and Building Owners for the Installation, operations and access to telecommunications facilities, services and physical infrastructure in the State of Qatar – consultation document

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.

The Instruction is directed towards any authorized and/or licensed public service providers intending to roll a network and/or provide services to the public in Qatar. It also applies to all the developers of housing and public infrastructure and building owners in Qatar.

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) intends to revise the Instruction and issue a final version, taking into consideration all the received comments, views, and subjects that the stakeholders would like to be addressed and/or clarified in a revised Instruction.

All stakeholders and interested parties are invited to review this consultation document and provide their comments and views to the CRA by July 15, 2014. Comments have to be submitted by email to: