Qatar’s CRA sets wholesale charges for 2021-2023

3 Aug 2021

Qatar’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) issued an order on 2 August 2021 for the country’s fixed and mobile operators Ooredoo and Vodafone to implement wholesale charges for 2021, 2022 and 2023 including network termination, interconnection links, transmission link services and duct access, applicable from 1 June 2021. Fixed call termination prices will remain stable for 2021, 2022 and 2023 while mobile termination prices will decrease by 11%, 12% and 13% respectively. CRA president Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai said: ‘The CRA was keen that the prices for wholesale services approved by the CRA are in line with international regulatory best practices to ensure the provision of advanced and reliable telecom services across Qatar and building a competitive and innovative Qatari telecom sector that attracts investment.’

Qatar, Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA)