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.

Vodafone Qatar Fixed Telecommunications License

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

This is a copy of the second public fixed telecommunications license that ictQATAR issued to Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C., which will permit them to provide fixed line services throughout Qatar from the effective date of the License - 29 April 2010. Vodafone Qatar will be able to provide fixed telephony and data services to consumers, businesses and government in Qatar as well as other services such as leased lines, international connectivity and VSAT services. As the holder of a fixed and a mobile telecommunications licenses, it will also be able to provide converged services involving both mobile and fixed networks such as fixed/mobile data packages.

Vodafone Qatar's fixed telecommunications license places obligations on the Licensee, subject to performance bonds, to provide full service coverage to the Pearl Development (voice services within 12 months and Internet services within 3 months), the West Bay CBD area (within 30 months) and the rest of the State of Qatar (within 48 months).