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.

Regulatory Accounting System

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

ictQATAR has published the instructions for the implementation of the Regulatory Accounting System, that will help to demonstrate compliance with cost-orientation and non-discriminatory obligations for regulated services. Under the Telecommunications Law and By-Law, ictQATAR has specific objectives and powers to ensure the prices and charges of service providers are efficiently cost-based and appropriately applied to products and services offered at a wholesale or retail level.

A first RAS Instruction was published in 2010. The relevant documents are included in this page.

The subsequent RAS Instruction can be found at this link.