Qatari telcos implement second GCC roaming rate cut

Tuesday 2 May 2017 | 14:59 CET | News
The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has coordinated the implementation of the second phase of the regulation on reducing roaming charges within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the benefit of telecommunications consumers in Qatar and the rest of GCC member states.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Qatar
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Qatari telcos continue reducing roaming charges

Published 23 Apr 2018 12:51 CET | Qatar
Qatar's Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) says it has coordinated the implementation of the third phase of the regulation ...

COMESA agrees deal to abolish phone roaming charges

Published 09 Oct 2017 10:36 CET | Africa
Members of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) have agreed to abolish telephone roaming charges in the ...

Qatar telecom prices compare favourably with GCC neighbours

Published 11 Jul 2017 14:22 CET | Qatar
Mobile voice prices in Qatar have fallen 57 percent since 2008, in line with the rest of the region, says a study by the Arab ...

Ooredoo Oman cuts roaming rates in GCC

Published 27 Apr 2017 11:29 CET | Oman
Ooredoo Oman is permanently reducing roaming rates for calls, SMS and mobile data services within the GCC region. This applies to ...

UAE operators cut GCC roaming rates

Published 25 Apr 2017 16:11 CET | United Arab Emirates
The UAE's Telecommunication Regularity Authority (TRA) announced the implementation of the new price caps for Intra-GCC roaming ...

Oman announces mobile roaming rate cut

Published 19 Apr 2017 13:02 CET | Oman
Oman's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced reductions in roaming prices for voice calls, mobile data and ...

Etisalat slashes GCC roaming tariffs

Published 03 Apr 2017 10:39 CET | United Arab Emirates
UAE-based operator Etisalat announced that it has reduced its roaming rates for voice calls, SMS and data. From 01 April, ...

Bahrain announces GCC mobile roaming rates cut

Published 03 Apr 2017 09:39 CET | Bahrain
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of Bahrain has announced that GCC mobile users will get lower roaming rates ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Jan Fujitsu ActivateNow: Technology Summit
20 Jan Limelight Networks Q4 2021
20 Jan Netflix Q4 2021
25 Jan Ericsson Q4 2021
25 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
25 Jan F5 fiscal Q1
25 Jan Verizon Q4 2021
25 Jan European 5G Conference
26 Jan AT&T Q4 2021
26 Jan Corning Q4 2021
26 Jan Intel Q4 2021
26 Jan Calix Q4 2021
26 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2021
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2021
27 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2021
27 Jan STMicroelectronics Q4 2021
27 Jan MTN Nigeria Q4 2021
27 Jan Elisa Q4 2021
27 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2021
27 Jan Comcast Q4 2021
27 Jan Apple fiscal Q1
27 Jan FCC meeting
::: More Calendar Items