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 - Security Requirements for Public Internet Services through International Satellite Providers


This is a public notice, issued by ictQATAR the security requirements for public Internet services through International Satellite Providers. All publicly licensed telecommunications operators in Qatar are required under the Telecommunications Law 34 of 2006 to ensure customer communications are secure and protected, and service provision and business operations are in line with the requirements of security authorities in Qatar. If an organization or person is using Internet services provided by an international satellite provider, they should be aware that this is unlicensed and unauthorized telecommunications service provision in Qatar.