CRA Publishes Telecommunications Market Report 2015 – 2019

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has published today on its website the Telecommunications Market Report which describes the main indicators of the telecommunications market in Qatar for the period 2015 – 2019, at the aim of showing trends, evolutions, as well as to provide guidance to stakeholders who are interested in further elaborations and analyses.


The data in the report were collected and elaborated by CRA based on service providers’ regulatory reports that they provide every quarter. The report includes key indicators related to market statistics like voice and broadband subscriptions for both fixed and mobile services, voice and data traffic for mobile services, in addition to trends in advertised fixed broadband speed. Besides, the report includes financial information like the main service providers’ revenues and investments/ capital expenditures (CAPEX) also as percentage of their revenues in the telecom sector.


“In line with its mandate, the CRA ensures to develop an open telecom sector and transparent regulatory environment. We will keep publishing the updated report quarterly in collaboration with the telecom service providers, as a reliable, transparent and consistent source of information, so consumers, investors and service providers would constantly have access to updated information related to the telecom market,” said His Excellency Mohammed Ali Al-Mannai, President of CRA.


“The report indicates that the market is maturing. I would like to thank the telecom service providers for their efforts in adopting new technologies and modernizing their network, improving and diversifying the services that they provide to their customers, and contributing to the development of the economy in Qatar,” he added.


Source: Communication Regulatory Authority