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.

Notice to Fixed Telecom Operators on Anti-competitive Conduct


This is a Notice from the Supreme Council for Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR) to all telecommunications service providers who provide fixed telecommunications networks, infrastructure and related services in the State of Qatar concerning anti-competitive practices that are prohibited under Decree Law 34 of 2006 and the Telecommunications Law (Telecommunications Law), and Executive By Law 1 of 2009 for the Telecommunications Law (Executive By-Law). This Notice concerns anti-competitive practices or abuse of market power or dominant position in relation to anti-competitive agreements, arrangements or understandings; exclusionary provisions; anti-competitive exclusive dealing; and refusal to deal.